Wild & Scenic Film Festival
Save the Date for April 19!
The Connecticut Sierra Club and REI bring you the Wild & Scenic Film Festival!
A series of 13 films from adventure to inspiring activism. Spring will be in full swing and this is the perfect night in the midst of Earth Day season. You’ll be entertained, educated, and inspired! You’ll love the crazy daring high adventure films and receive a supersize helping of inspiration from kids and activists in the U.S. and around the world. These are the kinds of films you can’t see in the theater! [Read more]
LaHood Valedictory Pulls No Punches
Outgoing U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood gave what many regarded as his valedictory speech to the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) on March 12, 2013. Mr. LaHood was the keynote speaker at APTA’s annual Legislative Conference in DC, the event that brings hundreds of advocates and industry leaders to Washington to lobby their Congress members on transportation.
With characteristic directness, LaHood called for a continued sea change in America’s approach to transportation priorities while noting the significant progress made during the Obama Administration in that regard. [Read more]
CapeFlyer's Inaugural Trip with Molly McKay
Rail service from Boston to Cape Cod is returning for the first time in almost 25 years! Take this historic and fun inaugural trip with Connecticut Sierra Club Transportation Chair Molly McKay. [Read more]
May 9 - Wild Utah: America's Redrock Wilderness
Jackie Feinberg, National Grassroots Organizer, Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance (SUWA) (http://www.suwa.org/) is making a stop in CT with the presentation "Wild Utah: America's Redrock Wilderness."
This multi-media slideshow documents citizen efforts to designate public lands in southern Utah's spectacular canyon country as part of the National Wilderness Preservation System. [Read more]
April 6, 2013
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Place: Bolton/Vernon, CT
Meet: Shady Glen restaurant parking lot, 360 Middle Turnpike West, Manchester
Details: Bolton Notch pond rail to trail. 4 mile loop on rolling hills at easy pace. Children 10 years of age and older welcome. Dogs okay if friendly and leashed when others approach. Messes must be cleaned up. Please, no smoking or use of cell phones on trail. [Read more]
June 1, 2013 (heavy rain date is June 2)
Time: 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Place: Bolton, CT
Meet: Meet at Bolton Commuter lot at junction of Route 44 and Route 6, across from Georgina’s Pizza.
Leaders: Rod Parlee (Conservation Commission Chairman) and Hans Depold (Bolton Town Historian)
Details: Two-Mile Educational Tree Hike to Squaws Cave, via Freja Park, Bolton Notch State Park and the Hop River State Park. Sponsored by Bolton Conservation Commission and the W3R®-Chapter. [Read more]