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Community Issues Series – Permaculture 101: Lessons to Grow Our Community

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Thursday, January 18 6:00 – 8:00 PM Main Library Connor Stedman of Appleseed Permaculture will share insight, answer questions, and offer suggestions on incorporating permaculture into your home and community! Defined as “A design system for human habitation in concert with nature which is based upon a set of ethics,” permaculture is a social and […]

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Climate Change 101: The Facts, the Solutions

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Tuesday, June 13 6:30 PM Main Library Ninety-seven percent of climate scientists agree that man-made climate change is a reality. We know it’s happening, and we know why. Find out what YOU can do! Join us for an informative and engaging presentation on climate change with the Climate Reality Project. Presenter Vincent Brancato is an experienced climate reality […]

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Community Issues Series: Climate Change in Connecticut

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Thursday, March 2 6:30 PM Main Library A panel of experts will share insight, answer questions, and offer suggestions on how to support and protect our local environment. Panelists: Aimee Petras Outreach and Education Coordinator, Farmington River Watershed Association Vincent Brancato  The Climate Reality Project Martha Klein  Chair, Connecticut Chapter of the Sierra Club Lori Brown […]

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Recycling Batteries for Health, Safety, and the Environment

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TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2016 7:00 PM MAIN LIBRARY Find out how to properly dispose of your old batteries! 179,000 tons of batteries are thrown away each year in the U.S. That’s a lot of batteries! Batteries that are improperly disposed of can harm human health and safety as well as the environment. Instead, we can […]

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