October 17, 2019 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Public Library of New London63 Huntington Street, New London, CT 06320
This is the CTData Academy's introductory session designed to expand data literacy. Participants come away with a greater understanding of data collection and analysis and a more critical eye towards data encountered in everyday life.
October 19, 2019 - 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Goodwin College1 Riverside Drive East Hartford, CT 06118
The core belief driving this day is that community members want to better understand and support equity but many do not fully know how.
People will leave this day having learned about a facet of equity they were unfamiliar with, and be able to demonstrate the ability to work together on issues of equity with deeper understanding and thoughtfulness.
October 23, 2019 - 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
Aqua Turf556 Mulberry St, Plantsville, CT, 06479
Keynote Speaker – Bill Moomaw
Professor Emeritus at the Fletcher School of Law and International Development
speaking on the role of forest management in combatting climate change
Professor Moomaw has been highly active in the climate change debate for decades and is one of the lead authors of the Nobel Prize winning report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (2007).
October 24, 2019 - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Goodwin College Community Room211 Riverside Drive East Hartford, CT 06118
The Governor’s Greenways Council, in partnership with Goodwin College, is excited to announce its fourth annual Connecticut Trails Symposium will take place October 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the College’s East Hartford campus (Community Room, 211 Riverside Dr).
“Shout it Out!” We in Connecticut, over the last decade, have made great progress in building and connecting our trail systems. So much so that the CGC believes now is the time to celebrate and shout about our trail systems assuring that all members of our communities can gather, recreate, relax, run errands and even commute or travel together. This year, the Symposium offers sessions that focus on engaging with state and local marketing and tourism resources as well as technology that can maximize effective delivery of your trail information.
October 24, 2019 - 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Eversource Auditorium107 Selden Street, Berlin, CT
An exciting agenda is lined up and which will dive into real examples of zero energy buildings presented by industry leaders including:
Register early, as this full-day event is capped.
October 29, 2019 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
West Hartford Town Hall50 South Main Street West Hartford, CT 06107
Municipalities across CT have been making their buildings more efficient, installing or purchasing renewable energy, educating residents on energy efficiency, practicing smart growth strategies, and more. While saving money, these initiatives are also helping towns, and the state, reach their climate goals.
Learn more about the exciting, cross-cutting initiatives under way in communities from municipal representatives. Attendees will also learn how their work pairs with Sustainable CT actions and the State of Connecticut's greenhouse gas emissions reduction strategies.
September 06, 2019 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Middlesex Community College, Chapman Hall, 808 A,B,C100 Training Hill Rd, Middletown, CT 06457
September 19, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Burlington Public Library, Community Room34 Library Lane, Burlington, CT 06013
September 25, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Bethel Public Library189 Greenwood Ave, Bethel, CT 06801
September 27, 2019 - 9:00 am to 10:30 am
West Hartford Town Hall, Room 40050 S Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06107
October 03, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Time and place - TBD
October 08, 2019 - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Silas Bronson Public Library267 Grand St, Waterbury, CT 06702
October 09, 2019 - 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Burroughs Community Center2470 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06605
October 10, 2019 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Wilson Public Library303 Washington Ave, New Haven, CT 06519
October 29, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Putnam High School, Board of Education Conference Room #12152 Woodstock Avenue, Putnam, CT 06260
This workshop will provide an overview of Sustainable CT's new Community Match Fund program. Attendees will learn how to receive funding and support for great sustainability projects in CT communities.
Learning objectives include:
Workshop info for September 27th is available for viewing.
November 12, 2019 - 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
Fairfield UniversityBarone Campus Center, Oak Room 1073 N. Benson Road, Fairfield, CT
Please join CIRCA for the first annual Resilient Connecticut Summit. Commissioner Katie Dykes from Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection will provide a welcome and Shaun O’Rourke, Rhode Island Chief Resiliency Officer will give a keynote address.
At the Summit, participants will:
In the afternoon, two breakout sessions will focus on “Developing Capacity and Building Tools for Connecticut”. Topics will include a vulnerability assessment demonstration and charette, climate and public health, planning for transportation oriented and economic development, and examples of integrated flood risk. Participants are also invited throughout the day to view posters that highlight elements of the Resilient Connecticut planning process.
November 13, 2019 - 8:30 am to 12:00 pm
UMass Dartmouth285 Old Westport Rd., Dartmouth, MA
UMass Dartmouth will host the 2019 Fall WasteWise Forum on Wednesday November 13, 8:30AM – 12:00PM. The WasteWise Forum is a joint program run by RecyclingWorks in Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP), and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA).
This forum will focus on reducing contamination in collection programs and using technology to donate and reduce food waste. Presenters from UMass Dartmouth will discuss the variety of waste reduction programs they have in their dining facilities, dorms, and public spaces. Attendees will also learn about ways to utilize technology platforms to reduce and recover wasted food. The Forum will conclude with an optional tour of UMass Dartmouth’s food waste diversion and recycling programs. Attendees will have opportunities to network with local businesses, institutions, and recyclers.
The event will take place in the University’s Claire T. Carney Library in the Grand Reading Room. Parking will be provided in lot 13/14.
November 22, 2019 - 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
The Bushnell166 Capitol Ave, Hartford, CT 06106
A call-to-action conversation about climate change.
Single Tickets go on sale to the general public on August 1, 2019. Season subscribers may purchase extra tickets now by calling ( 860) 509-0909.
November 23, 2019 - 10:00 am to 3:15 pm
Red Lion HotelCromwell, CT
The conference, with the theme "Preserving Connecticut Habitats for Earth Day 50 and Beyond," will offer several multiple-track educational sessions — on invasive plants and pests, water quality standards and classifications, natural land stewardship, stream crossings, wetlands law, marshlands in an era of rising seas, the FEMA flood map, black bear resurgence, and more (see the speakers and descriptions of all the educational sessions).
PLUS: Keynote presentations by Connecticut Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz and CT DEEP Commissioner Katie Dykes.
More than two dozen exhibitors and nearly 300 municipal decision-makers, researchers, consultants, advocates, and land use professionals will be on hand! Bring business cards for networking. See old friends and make new ones!
CEUs pending for SWS Recertification, CT DEEP, and RIDEM credits. Select subject matter appropriate for continuing education credits for Connecticut-licensed landscape architects.
December 03, 2019 - 7:30 am to 11:00 pm
Foxwoods ResortFoxwoods Resort Casino, 350 Trolley Line Blvd, Mashantucket, CT 06338
CCM’s 37th Annual Convention will again be held at Foxwoods Resort on Tuesday, December 3rd and Wednesday, December 4th. The Convention is CCM’s marquee event bringing together Connecticut municipal and state personnel of all levels. The events allow attendees to share experiences and discuss current regional, state, and national trends affecting their communities.
The registration fee includes access to speakers; workshops; exhibits; Tuesday breakfast, lunch, dinner, and refreshments; prizes; Wednesday breakfast; and parking. Personnel form every municipal department should attend this informative event!