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Enjoy fixing typos and grammar? Love our state and want to help keep her green? Looking for a great resume builder?

Become the editor of The Quinnehtukqut, the Connecticut Sierra Club's monthly e-newsletter. 

To learn more, email the current editor, Christina Dreyfus, at or John Calandrelli, Connecticut Sierra Club Chapter Staff, at


Wild & Scenic Film Festival
Wild & Scenic Film Festival a Success

On April 19, the Connecticut Sierra Club held its first Wild & Scenic Film Festival. There were thirteen films of adventure, activism, and youth in climate change action. 

The film festival brought out 130 outdoor and environmental enthusiasts! We're already looking forward to next year. [Read more]

Community Redevelopment and Conservation Act (CRCA) Dead for this Session

With dozens of environmental initiatives on the drawing board and attacks on existing environmental funding and regulations needing vigorous defense, the chairs of the Environment Committee (Sen. Ed Meyer and Rep. Linda Gentile) decided not to raise the Community Redevelopment and Conservation Act (CRCA) again this year. [Read more]

SolarShare with Sungevity
Get a Free Solar Evaluation with Sungevity and the Sierra Club

Sierra Club solar partner, Sungevity, has just opened up the solar lease option in Connecticut so you can join the Rooftop Revolution like hundreds of other Sierra Club members. And if you go solar this spring, you’ll get a $750 gift card. [Read more]


Volunteers Needed for Annual Dinner Oversight Committee

The 2013 Annual Dinner is scheduled for Saturday, November 2nd at the Mark Twain House in Hartford, and Roberta Paro, Chair for the Connecticut Chapter Fundraising Team is looking for four or five volunteers to work together as the oversight committee for this year's event. [Read more]


May 9 - Wild Utah: America's Redrock Wilderness
Jackie Feinberg, National Grassroots Organizer, Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance (, is making a stop in Connecticut with the presentation "Wild Utah: American'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]

May 13 - Friends of Remington Woods
The next meeting of the Friends of Remington Woods and the Eastern Fairfield County Sierra Group will be held on Monday, May 13 at 7:00 p.m. [Read more]

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