Upcoming Events

Community Resilience Building Workshop

When:  Tuesday, March 21st

Time:  9:00am – 1:00pm

Where:  Student Center Theatre, Eastern Connecticut State University

Join us for a workshop to address community resilience and a changing climate through coordination between the Town of Windham and Eastern Connecticut State University. Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

The Nature Conservancy is partnering with Eastern, the Town of Windham, and Second Nature to offer this timely workshop which will bring together community members like you to comprehensively identify and prioritize steps to reduce risks and improve resilience across Windham. This workshop is designed to help clarify and advance comprehensive community resilience planning and hazard mitigation efforts.

The workshop objectives are as follows:

 Understand connections between natural hazards and local planning/mitigation efforts.
 Evaluate strengths and vulnerabilities of residents, infrastructure, and natural resources.
 Develop and prioritize actions for the municipality, the university, local organizations, businesses, private citizens, neighborhoods, and community groups.
 Identify immediate opportunities to advance actions that reduce the impact of hazards and increase resilience in Windham, including on Eastern’s campus.

Please RSVP by March 1st to Laura Miller at millerlau@easternct.edu, or 860-465-0254.

Conference Logo 2017

When:  Friday, March 31st, 2017

Time:  9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Where:  Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT

The Connecticut Alliance for Campus Sustainability is proud to announce the 4th annual Connecticut Campus Sustainability Conference. This year’s conference theme is Engagement and Empowerment around Climate Change: Fostering Inspiration and Action at the Local Level. Join us for a discussion around what citizenship in Connecticut looks like and how to take action at multiple levels, including the role of universities, state policy makers, students, municipalities, and individuals. See below for the conference schedule.

Schedule of Events

8:30am – 9:00am ……………………………. Registration
9:00am – 9:10am ……………………………. Welcome and Introductions
9:10am – 9:50am ……………………………. Session 1
9:50am – 10:05am ……………………………. Networking Break
10:05am – 11:05am ……………………………. Session 2
11:10am – 12:00pm ……………………………. Session 3
12:00pm – 1:00pm ……………………………. Lunch and Networking
1:05pm – 1:55pm ……………………………. Session 4
2:00pm – 2:55pm ……………………………. Session 5
3:00pm – 3:10pm ……………………………. Concluding Remarks
3:15pm – 4:00pm ……………………………. Optional Campus Tour

Registration Now Open Click HERE