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September 2019

Chair Report

Chair Report

Our summer was a busy one at Sierra Club Connecticut! Get an update from our chair about the biggest news updates from the club, accomplishments we’ve made, and what to look forward to in the future.

Scantic River Watershed

Scantic River Watershed

Last summer, elevated levels of bacteria in the Scantic River prompted residents to contact Sierra Club Connecticut to see what could be done about it. Since then, the Scantic River Watershed Monitoring Partnership was formed by researchers from the University of St. Joseph and Sierra Club Connecticut.

Plans for Killingly Power Plant

Plans for Killingly Power Plant

As we have been reporting, the Killingly power plant is staged to move forward, but Sierra Club Connecticut and other environmentalists in our state are not giving up. Stay up to date on the facts and add your voice to our movement.

Endangered Species Act Gutted

Endangered Species Act Gutted

Learn a bit about the Endangered Species Act and how it is at risk of being gutted and weakened by the Trump Administration. Where does our state stand on the issue and how can you help?

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.

A Look at Animal Shelter Regulations

A Look at Animal Shelter Regulations

As nature and animal lovers, many of us have a soft spot for our companion animals. Though not directly relating to nature, animal shelters help keep homeless companion animals away from wildlife and stop them from disturbing our natural environment. Learn more about what is going on in our state in regards to animal shelters.

Nominations for Chapter Elections

Nominations for Chapter Elections

It’s that time of year again for our Executive Committee nominations! If you don’t know what the ExCom team does, find out more and see what our volunteers are responsible for.

Volunteer for an Event!

Volunteer for an Event!

September is a busy month at Sierra Club Connecticut - if you have thought about volunteering, now is a great time! We’ll have tables at various events, and are looking for volunteers to spend a few hours handing out information. You do not need any special skills - just a smile.

Hiking the New England Trail

Hiking the New England Trail

Catch up on her hike of the New England Trail! In part five of Nora’s journey, get the low-down on hiking the “Hanging Hills” and where to catch a great view of the Sleeping Giant and possibly even Long Island Sound.

Become a Monthly Donor

Become a Monthly Donor

Sierra Club Connecticut needs your help to recruit volunteers to protect air, land, water, and wildlife. Please consider a monthly gift to support work happening right here. 100% of your monthly support stays here to fight for Connecticut's future.