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October 2019

Chapter Chair Update

Chapter Chair Update

Get this month’s reflections from our Chapter Chair as we transition into the autumn months. What has the Sierra Club been up to? How can you get involved in our grassroots organization? How can we help with the environmental issues important to you?

Fracked Gas Expansion News

Fracked Gas Expansion News

As you know, Sierra Club Connecticut is fighting the plan to build a new, fracked gas power plant in Killingly. Get the latest updates on this issue and find out how you can be a part of protesting dirty energy in our state.

Ready for 100 - Ice Cream Action

Ready for 100 - Ice Cream Action

Get the latest from our chapter’s Ready for 100 committee leader. Join us for an ice cream and show your support for 100% clean, renewable energy at upcoming events in Connecticut!

Can a Connecticut Forest Be Saved

Can a Connecticut Forest Be Saved

Sierra Club Connecticut’s Land and Water Committee has been working on a campaign to Save Remington Woods. Learn more about this special forest and its potential fate. Join us in keeping it safe.

Scantic River Watershed Monitoring

Scantic River Watershed Monitoring

Sierra Club Connecticut first became aware of high bacterial counts in the Scantic River last summer. Find out where we are now on this issue and what we need to do next. How can we make our rivers healthy?

Green Wheels Expo

Green Wheels Expo

What does Sierra Club Connecticut do at events we table at? Get an insight as one of our key Sierra Club members shares her experience while tabling at National Drive Electric Week!

Go Solar and Support Sierra Club CT

Go Solar and Support Sierra Club CT

To confront climate change, we need climate action. And, for climate action, we need climate solutions. One step we can take is moving toward clean energy in our homes. Learn more about Sierra Club’s partnership with SunPower to help more members go solar.

50% Less Lawn

50% Less Lawn

Simple solutions allow private citizens to tackle complex problems that may appear overwhelming at first glance. This is true, once again, with the conundrum of typical suburban lawns versus shrinking natural habitat.

Local Rule

Local Rule

Sometimes the protection of animals and the environment are best facilitated in the form of local ordinances, especially where there exists corruption or incompetence by broader reaching agencies charged with that protection. Learn more about “local rule” and how it is currently being challenged in Connecticut.