The Quinnehtukqut

June 2020

Chapter Chair Update

Chapter Chair Update

Sierra Club Connecticut is still working hard towards our environmental goals, despite the changes due to the pandemic. Find out how we are continuing in our campaigns, and meet our helpful interns and new Community Outreach Coordinator!

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Sierra Club Connecticut stands with the Black Lives Matter protests and is committed to eradicating the systemic racism that threatens Black and brown lives everyday. We strive for an equitable, just, peaceful, and habitable planet where all communities are treated with dignity and respect.

May the Forest Be With Us

May the Forest Be With Us

If you haven’t heard of #saveremingtonwoods yet, learn more about the forest, its history, and our strategy to save it. Remington Woods should belong to the community. Join us in both saving the forest and championing equity in Bridgeport’s Green Movement.

Wildlife Committee Update

Wildlife Committee Update

Get an update from our Wildlife Committee Chair on where we stand with state legislation on wildlife-related bills. Find out where you can see the profiles of some of our state’s wild creatures, from commonly seen wildlife to rarely sighted endangered species.

An Internship With Sierra Club CT

An Internship With Sierra Club CT

Heba Naqvi shares some of her viewpoints on environmentalism and her experience interning with our chapter, focusing on sustainable transportation and the Transportation and Climate Initiative. Learn more about this collaboration and how it will help us build a healthier future for our earth and our people.

Cleaning As We Walk

Cleaning As We Walk

Connecticut has a waste problem. In a response to last month’s article Clean Up Litter, one member channels the frustration of seeing the amount of litter on our roadsides and in nature into action. Let’s all do our part to make our world a little bit cleaner.

To Prevent Future Pandemics

To Prevent Future Pandemics

How does protecting wildlife and their habitat help keep humans healthy and safe? Zoonotic diseases, such as the novel coronavirus, will continue to be a risk if we allow wildlife trade and habitat destruction to go unchecked.

Safeguard Our Elections and Our Health

Safeguard Our Elections and Our Health

As a Sierra Club member, our ability to vote gives a voice to the environment we seek to protect. Our chapter supports the expansion of absentee voting in Connecticut for the primary and general election to ensure voter safety during COVID-19.

Fighting for the Future

Fighting for the Future

Although we’re staying far apart from each other and working online to ensure everyone’s health and safety, our Chapter continues to advocate for a future with a livable planet. That means opposing the unneeded fracked gas plant proposed by NTE to be built in Killingly.

Two Spring Poems

Two Spring Poems

Enjoy two poems inspired by and written on two back to back, but very different, spring days. Spring has a way of lulling us into summer thoughts, but then reminding us winter wasn’t too long ago.

Support Our Chapter

Support Our Chapter

Did you know you can donate your vehicle and support the charitable programs of Sierra Club Connecticut? We make it easy for you to donate your vehicle. Whether it's running or not, your car, truck, boat, RV, or motorcycle will support Sierra Club Connecticut, sponsored by the Sierra Club Foundation.