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Chapter Chair Update
Get the latest from our chapter chair! This is Indigenous Peoples Month – find out how you can join us in deepening our knowledge of and supporting Indigenous people. It is also a season to be grateful and acknowledge some of our wonderful volunteers.
Nurdles and Tire Dust
How much do you know about microplastics? We all know that microplastics are a growing source of pollution in the oceans, causing harm to marine life and working its way up the food chain to impact human health. But you may not be familiar with the top two sources of ocean micropollutants: NURDLES and TIRE DUST!
Moving CT Beyond Fracked Gas
In 2022, there were a number of successes in the fight against new fossil fuel infrastructure and for energy justice. Unfortunately, for every environmental win, there are nearly as many new fracked gas construction proposals that we must fight. Get the full update from the year and what we’re up against moving forward.
Take a look at the highlights from Sierra Club Connecticut’s current campaigns and what we’ve been working on this last month. As always, thank you to all of our volunteers—we couldn’t do this without you!
October Outings - Let's Get Outside
Take a look at Sierra Club Connecticut’s outings this past month! Even if you weren’t able to make it in person, see the beautiful autumn hike at the Trails Woods Outing, our Chapter’s first Military Outdoors program outing at Mohegan Park, and the informative Ann Plato Outing in Hartford.
Clean Up the State Owned Power Plant Part 2
Follow along with our campaign to clean up the state owned power plant. Let’s keep up the pressure to transition Connecticut to clean energy. If you haven’t heard of the CDECCA power plant in Hartford, check out last month’s article to get a background on the situation.
Vote for Your Local Sierra Club Leadership
The Sierra Club Connecticut Chapter and Group Executive Committees are elected by fellow members to serve in deciding policy, conducting governance, and keeping the Club effective. Please watch out for your ballot to arrive by email or mail, and cast your vote in the Chapter and Group Executive Committee elections by December 31.