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Upcoming Events

Turning Trash to Treasure - Backyard Composting

Wednesday, August 16, 7:00pm-8:30pm
Norman Williams Public Library
Woodstock

Come to a FREE workshop by Cat Buxton, VT Master Composter and community educator, and learn to reduce your trash size and smell, improve the health of your lawn and garden, and save money! Cat’s enthusiastic and simple approach will activate your interest and demystify the processes of composting. She’ll cover the spectrum of practical compost ingredients, bins and styles, the conflicting lists of compost do’s and don’ts, and the role of compost in managing soil health. Cat operates Grow More, Waste Less - Food Systems Consulting, LLC and is co-director of Soil4Climate-Vermont and founder of the Vermont Healthy Soils Coalition. This program is co-sponsored by Sustainable Woodstock, North Chapel and Norman Williams Public Library. For more information call 457-2911.

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Green Drinks - Vital Communities

Thursday, August 17, 5:30-7:00pm
Norman Williams Public Library
Woodstock

Vital Communities brings people together to take on issues where a regional approach and an independent voice are essential. Sarah Brock from Vital Communities' Energy Program will share Vital Communities' vision for a clean and efficient energy future for the Upper Valley, including some exciting new projects:

  • Weatherize Upper Valley
  • The Upper Valley Green Real Estate Initiative
  • Real Time Transit App Pilot

Join us for our monthly Green Drinks discussion to learn more, be inspired, and get involved. The events are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided. Contact Zach Ralph if you have any questions!

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Working Woodlands Workshop – Managing Forests for Carbon Storage

Sunday, August 27, 1:00-4:00pm
Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park
Woodstock

Join Dr. William Keeton from the University of Vermont as he presents information from his long-term monitoring plots at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park and discusses how forest retain carbon. We will also visit two of the long-term monitoring plots to see how data are collected. This workshop is co-sponsored by Sustainable Woodstock, Vermont Coverts, and Vermont Woodlands Association.

Meet at the Forest Center. There is no fee and no reservations are required. To learn more about the Park visit their site or call (802) 457-3368 x 222.

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Celebrating Our Waterways

By Elle O’Casey Late August is the time when many of us head to our favorite swimming holes and lakes, hungry to get out on the water and enjoy it...

14th Aug 2017
Overlooking Woodstock’s East End Park

Streets as Public Spaces

By Elle O’Casey It seems that even the quietest New England streets come alive in the summertime. The warmer weather and longer days prompt us to get outside and enjoy...

Green Power for Good

By Elle O’Casey For some, installing renewable energy systems in their homes is still out of reach financially. For years, the sustainable community has been grappling with with how make...

Zero Never Looked So Good

By Elle O’Casey Union Arena is making progress toward becoming the nation’s first net-zero hockey rink. This week, I sat down to talk with Harold Mayhew, a local architect who...

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