Chapter Chair Update - June 2019

Chapter Chair Update - June 2019

What is going on in our Connecticut Chapter of the Sierra Club? Get an update from our Chapter Chair! Find out what we’re up to and how you can get more involved!

Climate Ride 2019

Climate Ride 2019

He completed his first Independent Climate Ride in 2018, biking 1,000 miles from Detroit to Cape Cod and fundraising over $9,000 for our Sierra Club Connecticut. Now we welcome back our Vice Chair from his second independent ride (and 8th Climate Ride) all the way from Connecticut to Florida! Find out how this trip compared to last years!

Connecticut Trails Day

Connecticut Trails Day

It is not too late to come explore the beautiful, newest State Park in Connecticut: River Highlands State Park in Cromwell. Join our Sierra hike Sunday, June 2nd, as part of CT Trails Day weekend.

Environmental Film Series

Environmental Film Series

The renewable energy revolution is underway! Join us at the next event in our environmental film series with the screening of the film, Reinventing Power, facilitated by an industry leader, Arthur Helmus.

Hiking the New England Trail - Pt 4

Hiking the New England Trail - Pt 4

We have been following Nora on her adventures as she hikes the New England Trail across Connecticut. Catch up with her as she gives us her account of the Ragged Mountain section of her hike.

Much Ado About Net Metering

Much Ado About Net Metering

If you live in Connecticut and are interested in solar panels, you may already know about Public Act 18-50 and how it will diminish the value of solar-powered systems for homeowners. Find out where our state stands on the net metering issue and where we might be heading.

Opportunities in Energy Conservation

Opportunities in Energy Conservation

In his usual fashion, Joel Gordes, our go-to energy expert, brainstorms possible solutions to energy and environmental issues. Find out how this proposition would help individual consumers save money towards retirement while encouraging energy conservation.

Youth Climate Strike in Hartford

Youth Climate Strike in Hartford

On May 3, 2019, students from across the state gathered on the steps of the state capitol to protest the inaction of the government to address the greatest existential threat to their generation: Climate Change.

Remington Woods Update

Remington Woods Update

Saving Remington Woods has been an ongoing battle for Sierra Club Connecticut for almost 20 years. What will the fate of this natural oasis in the middle of urban Bridgeport and Stratford be?

Where Does Our Funding Come From

Where Does Our Funding Come From

Get the breakdown of where funding for Sierra Club Connecticut comes from, and learn more about some of the individuals that support us! None of our work is possible without you!

10 Tips for Savvy Plant Shoppers

10 Tips for Savvy Plant Shoppers

Spring and early summer are a busy time in the garden! Before you go to the garden center, get some tips on purchasing plants from one of our favorite gardeners.

Stop Puppy Mill Traffickers

Stop Puppy Mill Traffickers

Having a love for nature often goes hand in hand with having a love for animals - our domesticated animals included. One way to keep these animals safe is to make sure they are coming from responsible, caring sources.

Check out this month's events!

Check out this month's events!