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Welcome out new Executive Director

Caduto sitting (Greg Nesbit Photography)The Sustainable Woodstock Board is excited to welcome Michael Caduto, our incoming executive director. Michael comes to Sustainable Woodstock with nearly 30 years of experience as an environmental advocate and educator, as well as a strong background in nonprofit leadership. He has devoted his life to bringing people closer to the natural world and helping others better understand the role that we all play in its stewardship. An author, environmental educator, community organizer, storyteller, and ecologist — Michael is perhaps best known as the creator and co-author of the “Keepers of the Earth” series of books, as well as a number of other environmental books. His feature stories and op-eds have been published in major newspapers and magazines, including Reuters International. He is the founder and director of PEACE (Programs for Environmental Awareness & Cultural Exchange), which offers a wide range of programs related to sustainability, natural history, ecology, and world cultural traditions. Most recently, he held the position of director of the Friends of the Morrill Homestead in Strafford, Vermont. He and his wife, Marie, live on a small farm in Reading.

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Duck Derby

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Second Annual Duck Derby at the East End Park

On Saturday, July 21, Sustainable Woodstock will again launch 500 rubber duckies from the Elm Street bridge at 10:00am. Come watch them as they make their way to the finish line at the East End Park. Fabulous prizes have been donated by many Woodstock businesses. Party in the Park is a fun event for the whole family with activities for kids and live entertainment. Bring a picnic lunch. Sustainable Woodstock will be serving cake! Sponsor a duck for a $6 donation (5 for $25). Purchase tickets on our donation page.

Saturday, July 21, 10:00am — 1:00pm, East End Park

15th May 2015
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