THE QUINNEHTUKQUT ARCHIVES

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The Quinnetukqut: June 2022

The June 2022 Edition of the Quinnehtukqut 

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • A tale of two bear cubs in Newtown.

  • Hartford Energy Burden Update

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The Quinnetukqut: May 2022

The May 2022 Edition of the Quinnehtukqut 

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • A member profile on Marty Mador

  • The focuses of the Political Committee

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The Quinnetukqut: April 2022

The April 2022 Edition of the Quinnehtukqut 

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • Solar Power in Connecticut 

  • Climate change education in our classrooms

  • Chemical Recycling 

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The Quinnetukqut: March 2022

The March 2022 Edition of the Quinnehtukqut 

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • Steps for a consumer to shop more sustainably.

  • The energy burden on Hartford residents.

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The Quinnetukqut: February 2022

The February 2022 Edition of the Quinnehtukqut 

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • Read about efforts to reduce transportation pollution

  • Holding insurance companies accountable

  • Our legislative priorities for 2022

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The Quinnetukqut: Winter 2021

The Winter 2021 Edition of the Quinnehtukqut 

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • The beginning of the end for Killingly Power Plant

  • A Remington Woods update

  • Climate resiliency in Connecticut

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The Quinnetukqut: November 2021

The November 2021 Edition of the Quinnehtukqut 

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • The Climate Awareness Campaign wraps up

  • A look at the harmful effects of conventional agricultural practices

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The Quinnetukqut: September 2021

The September 2021 Edition of the Quinnehtukqut 

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • Book Review: Finding the Mother Tree

  • Read about the Climate Awareness campaign

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The Quinnetukqut: August 2021

The Summer 2021 Edition of the Quinnehtukqut 

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • Sierra Club CT's Outings Program gets revamped

  • Book review of  Revolutionary Power: An Activist's Guide to the Energy Transition.

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The Quinnetukqut: Summer 2021

The Summer 2021 Edition of the Quinnehtukqut 

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • Anti-idling law in Connecticut

  • A call to update Connecticut's energy efficiency plan

  • Ticks and climate change

The Quinnetukqut: May 2021

The May 2021 Edition of the Quinnehtukqut 

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • Say no to fossil fuel interests

  • Read a chapter update from our new chapter chair

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The Quinnetukqut: April 2021

The April 2021 Edition of the Quinnehtukqut 

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • An update on bills to clean up Connecticut's waste

  • A closer look at hydropower

  • How to control invasives in the garden

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The Quinnetukqut: March 2021

The March 2021 Edition of the Quinnehtukqut 

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • Get your town ready for EVs! 

  • The "Big Six" face the threat of extinction

  • Insure Our Future

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The Quinnetukqut: February 2021

The February 2021 Edition of the Quinnehtukqut 

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • We won't stand for sacrifice zones

  • An update on Save Remington Woods

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The Quinnetukqut: Winter 2020

The Winter 2020 Edition of the Quinnehtukqut 

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • Fighting climate change by decarbonizing your home

  • Garden tips

  • Information on the Loggerhead Sea Turtle

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The Quinnetukqut: November 2020

The November 2020 Edition of the Quinnehtukqut 

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • Black bears in Connecticut

  • A review of Jane Fonda's book

  • Gas leak study

The Quinnehtukqut: October 2020

​The October 2020 Edition of  the Quinnehtukqut

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • Learn about donating your vehicle to support the Sierra Club

  • How Connecticut is managing it's trash problem

  • Information on Save Remington Woods

The Quinnehtukqut: September 2020

​The September 2020 Edition of  the Quinnehtukqut

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • A webinar series exploring systemic racism in environmental organizations

  • A few words on John Muir 

  • How the dietary decisions we make impacts the environment

The Quinnehtukqut: August 2020

​The August 2020 Edition of  the Quinnehtukqut

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • A look at how Connecticut deals with the trash it produces

  • A greener and more equitable vision of Bridgeport

  • Information from the American Medical Association on the health benefits of clean energy

The Quinnehtukqut: June 2020

​The June 2020 Edition of  the Quinnehtukqut

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • Our chapter's work with Save Remington Woods

  • Learn about zoonotic diseases

  • Poetry from a CT Sierra Club member

The Quinnehtukqut: May 2020

​The May 2020 Edition of  the Quinnehtukqut

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • Preparing for pet emergencies during the pandemic

  • How Connecticut's insurance industry plays a part of the fossil fuel industry

  • Learn about mulching from a Master Gardener 

The Quinnehtukqut: April 2020

​The April 2020 Edition of  the Quinnehtukqut

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • Learn about the resistance against megadams in Canada.

  • Climate change in Connecticut

  • Poetry by a Sierra Club Connecticut member

The Quinnehtukqut: March 2020

​The Winter 2020 Edition of  the Quinnehtukqut

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • Continued efforts to end fracked gas expansion in Connecticut 

  • How insurance companies in Connecticut are backing fossil fuels 

  • Learn about setting up an eco-friendly Smart House 

The Quinnehtukqut: Winter 2020

The Winter 2020 Edition of  the Quinnehtukqut

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • What schools can do to be more energy efficient and the students that are demanding change

  • Some stunning photographs from this winter 

  • Our chapter goals for 2020

The Quinnehtukqut: December 2019

The December 2019 Edition of  the Quinnehtukqut

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • The most recent Inspiring Connections Outdoors (ICO) trip in New Haven

  • Learn about the beautiful Dahlia

  • Read about student-led activism at the University of Connecticut

The Quinnehtukqut: November 2019

The November 2019 Edition of  the Quinnehtukqut

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • Read about the Puerto Rican Chapter Chair's visit to Connecticut

  • A look at the Wildlife Value study

  • What you need to know about milkweed and the monarch

The Quinnehtukqut: October 2019

The October 2019 Edition of  the Quinnehtukqut

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • Fracked gas expansion update 

  • Scantic River Watershed monitoring

  • How to have a yard with less lawn

The Quinnehtukqut: September 2019

The September 2019 Edition of  the Quinnehtukqut

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • Small victories in the fight against the Killingly Power Plant 

  • The Scantic River Watershed Partnership

  • An article looking at the regulations placed on animal shelters 

The Quinnehtukqut: Summer 2019

The August 2019 Edition of  the Quinnehtukqut

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • Learn the history of climate science

  • The future of food 

  • Tips for fall gardeners 

The Quinnehtukqut: June 2019

The June 2019 Edition of  the Quinnehtukqut

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • The impact of Public Act 18-50 on solar powered homes

  • Update on the Youth Climate Strike in Hartford

  • Tips for plant shoppers

The Quinnehtukqut: April 2019

The April 2019 Edition of the Quinnehtukqut

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • The state of offshore wind energy in Connecticut

  • A book review of Property Power

  • Legislative shenanigans in Connecticut

The Quinnehtukqut: March 2019

The March 2019 Edition of the Quinnehtukqut

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • Our coverage of Transit Equity Day

  • Closing the Shark Fin Market

  • Learn about our great Inspiring Connections Outdoors program! 

The Quinnehtukqut: February 2019

The February Edition of  the Quinnehukqut

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • Victories for Farm Animals 

  • The Environmental Impacts of the Government Shutdown

  • Garden Lessons for Winter

The Quinnehtukqut: December/January 2019

The December/January 2019 Edition of the Quinnehtukqut

Some of what you'll find inside:

  • Political Action on the Shoreline

  • How to keep animals safe during the winter

  • A look at the electric transit buses that are set to roll out in Connecticut

The Quinnehtukqut: November 2018

The November Edition of the Quinnehtukqut

Some of what you'll find inside:

  • Hike on the New England Trail

  • A look at single stream recycling in Connecticut

  • A look at the film Reinventing Power: America's Renewable Energy Boom

The Quinnehtukqut: October 2018

The October Edition of the Quinnehtukqut

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • 2018 Midterm Election Update

  • Dog Flu

  • The Toll of Plastic Bags on Our Oceans

The Quinnehtukqut: September 2018

September 15, 2018

The September 2018 Edition of the Quinnehtukqut

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • Connecticut's Gubernatorial Race - Environmental Summit

  • Climate Ride

  • Update on the Cricket Valley Power Plant 

The Quinnehtukqut: Summer 2018

The Summer 2018 edition of the Quinnehtukqut.

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • Our club's 2018 legislative endorsements

  • Protecting Pachaug State Forest

  • Day of Action

The Quinnehtukqut: June 2018

The June 2018 Edition of the Quinnehtukqut

Some of what you'll find inside: 

  • The Unintended Effect of Senate Bill 9

  • Data on Oil Spills 

  • The "Hot Dog" Law

  • Our Summer Events 

The Quinnehtukqut: May 2018

May 01, 2018

The May 2018 Edition of the The Quinnehtukqut. 

Some of what you'll find inside:

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  • Connecticut legislation related to gas leaks 

  • Our April activities

  • The Importance of Net Neutrality

  • Farmington River Watershed Association 

  • The Spotted Lanternfly

The Quinnehtukqut: April 2018

April 01, 2018

The April 2018 Edition of the The Quinnehtukqut. 

Some of what you'll find inside:

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  • Clean Energy Lobby Day

  • Interstate Pipeline Expansion

  • State Energy and Environmental Bills

  • The History of Coyotes in Connecticut

The Quinnehtukqut: March 2018

March 01, 2018

The March 2018 Edition of the The Quinnehtukqut. 

Some of what you'll find inside:

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  • Chapter Chair Update

  • CT Environmental Health

  • Our Natural World

  • March Event/Lobby Day

The Quinnehtukqut: February 2018

February 01, 2018

The February 2018 Edition of the The Quinnehtukqut. 

Some of what you'll find inside:

  • New ExCom members

  • Opposition to Trump's drilling plan

  • 2018 state elections

  • Environmental heat

  • Member activism

The Quinnehtukqut: Winter 2018

January 01, 2018

The Winter 2018 Edition of the The Quinnehtukqut. 

Some of what you'll find inside:

  • Chapter activities

  • Grassroots lobbying

  • CT environmental health

  • Activism through sport and art

  • January/February events

The Quinnehtukqut: November 2017

November 01, 2017

The November 2017 Edition of the The Quinnehtukqut. 

Some of what you'll find inside:

  • Election Day

  • Chapter report

  • Environmental heat

  • Vehicle donations requested

  • Outdoor events

The Quinnehtukqut: October 2017

October 01, 2017

The October 2017 Edition of the The Quinnehtukqut. 

Some of what you'll find inside:

  • Request for content/Social Media volunteer position

  • Municipal elections

  • Electric Vehicles

  • October events

  • Our natural world

The Quinnehtukqut: September 2017

September 01, 2017

The September 2017 Edition of the The Quinnehtukqut. 

Some of what you'll find inside:

  • Comprehensive Energy Strategy (CES) Report

  • Grassroots Activism

  • Citizens' Election Program (CEP)

  • September/October Outdoor Events

  • Poetry

The Quinnehtukqut: Summer 2017

July 01, 2017

The Summer 2017 Edition of the The Quinnehtukqut. 

Some of what you'll find inside:

  • First kayak paddle of season: A photo story

  • 2017 Legislative Session: Connecticut towns move forward on Fracking Waste bans

  • Access northeast pipeline on hold for now

  • Show off in your electric vehicle

  • Aquatic invasive plant management in Candlewood Lake: Chapter Two

The Quinnehtukqut: June 2017

June 01, 2017

The June 2017 Edition of the The Quinnehtukqut. 

Some of what you'll find inside:

  • Natural Gas in Connecticut: A victory in Killingly

  • 2017 Legislative Session: Will Connecticut finally ban Fracking Waste?

  • Book Review: Nature Vs Wilderness

  • Aquatic Invasive Plant Management: Candlewood Lake

The Quinnehtukqut: May 2017

May 01, 2017

The May 2017 Edition of the The Quinnehtukqut. 

Some of what you'll find inside:

  • 2017 Legislative Session: Activism is the means to achieve good legislation

  • Educational Presentation Recap: Restoring our shorelines

  • Activism for Connecticut Clean Energy

  • We're going solar with the Sierra Club: Steps One through Four

  • Low impact development and drought: Part Two

  • Remington Woods: Nature or office complex

  • Noisy lawn care practices

The Quinnehtukqut: April 2017

April 01, 2017

The April 2017 Edition of the The Quinnehtukqut. 

Some of what you'll find inside:

  • Help your town keep Fracking Waste out of Connecticut

  • Aging Millstone Nuclear Plant can hijack Clean Energy

  • Connecticut State Legislative Ironies 2017

  • The economic benefits of Clean Energy

  • Low impact development and drought, Part One

  • Water-Wise practices for homeowners

  • Pollinator Health Protection Act: update

  • Your next vehicle could be an electric bike

The Quinnehtukqut: March 2017

March 01, 2017

The March 2017 Edition of the The Quinnehtukqut. 

Some of what you'll find inside:

  • Learn how to lobby

  • Book Review: "The Grid" By Gretchen Bakke, Ph.D

  • 2017 National Club election

  • Your guide to a sustainable diet

  • 2017 Legislative wish list

  • Defend Citizens' Election Program

  • Growing smarter generations

The Quinnehtukqut: February 2017

February 01, 2017

The February 2017 Edition of the The Quinnehtukqut. 

Some of what you'll find inside:

  • In Memoriam: John Blake

  • Is Connecticut ready for 100?

  • Ten towns ban Fracking Waste

  • Reducing carbon pollution and advancing clean energy

  • Environmental updates

  • Hartford student outdoor opportunities

  • The American Chestnut Tree

part two, chestnut blight

  • Environmentally friendly weddings

  • An uncommon Connecticut woodpecker

  • Wildlife in New Milford

The Quinnehtukqut: Winter Edition 2017

January 01, 2017

The 2017 Winter Edition of the The Quinnehtukqut. 

Some of what you'll find inside:

  • A call for mindfulness, not carelessness in the era of climate change

  • Jobs, Justice, and a Livable Earth

  • Power plant in approval process in Danbury

  • A blueprint: how to preserve 800 Connecticut acres for nature, forever

  • Help our feathered friends survive winter

  • History of John Muir and the Sierra Club 

A serial in seven parts. Part Seven: The Importance of John Muir

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