Bike to School Week at Fairfield’s Sherman School has been an annual event since 2015.
Poetry and Nature have walked hand in hand in celebrating the beauty of our planet since ancient times. April being National Poetry month, and also Earth Month, we bring you a bit of beauty to enjoy from three of our favorite poets laureate.
The Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation renews community through digging in and restoring the earth.
With the onset of Spring, some of his students from Fairfield and Weston couldn’t wait to get out into Nature and give Fairfield’s Earth Day a shout out in this cool poem.
Join the Sustainable Fairfield Students, FairPLAN, and Mill River Wetland Committee to help clean up disposable masks and PPE from locations around Black Rock Turnpike in Fairfield.
Join the “Earth Day conversation with the Green Bank” webinar to hear a special address from White House Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy highlighting the federal action on climate.
Join us for a conversation with our local legislators from Fairfield as we hold a discussion on how the Town of Fairfield and state of Connecticut can work with citizens to create a more sustainable place.
Coinciding this year with Earth Day, participating shops in downtown Fairfield will be open 10 am to 9 pm, offering patrons an opportunity to browse, shop and truly Love Local with a variety of spring celebratory promotions. The first 100 shoppers to visit the Experience Fairfield tent on Sherman Green after 5 pm will receive…
Along with the Earth Day Celebration at the Fairfield YMCA (featuring an array of exciting new electric cars) and a full plate of daily Earth Week webinars, the Sustainable Fairfield Task Force (SFTF) will present a free Zoom-based concert at 7 p.m. on Earth Day itself, April 22. Tune in to the SFTF’s YouTube channel…
Dr. Laura Bozzi, Director of Programs for the Center on Climate Change and Health at the Yale School of Public Health, along with Ruth Canovi, Director of Advocacy in CT for the American Lung Association, and Lisa Deeds, a paramedic with American Medical Response, join us in a discussion of the impacts of climate change…
Fairfield CT, April 15, 2020 – Along with the Earth Day Celebration at the Fairfield YMCA (featuring an array of exciting new electric cars) and a full plate of daily Earth Week webinars, the Sustainable Fairfield Task Force (SFTF) will present a free Zoom-based concert at 7 p.m. on Earth Day itself, April 22. Tune…
Kids! Have fun and win prizes during this Eco Trivia Game with Maggie Cozens of Save the Sound. See how much you know about the world around you.
Winter is lagging on, and we’re all spending more time indoors. If you’re feeling the cold and the pinch, it might be a good time to get more energy efficient. For a limited time, Home Energy Solutions from Energize CT is offering energy audits at no cost for eligible customers. Saving energy is the easiest…
As our green world turns brown, leave the leaves till Spring.
With Scott Thompson, Chair of Sustainable Fairfield Task Force.
With Master Gardener Eric Frisk.
With Bob Wall of Sustainable Fairfield Task Force.
With Executive Directors Sam Dynowski, CT Chapter Sierra Club; Eric Hammerling, CT Forest & Park Association; and Amy Paterson, CT Land Conservation Council.
The Connecticut Land Conservation Council (CLCC) advocates for land conservation, stewardship and funding, and works to ensure the long-term strength and viability of the land conservation community in Connecticut.
With Karin Layton, Fairfield Forestry Committee member and former arts teacher.
With Charlie Stebbins and Adrian DeLaRosa, CT Audubon Society at Smith-Richardson Preserve, Westport, CT, along with Fairfield Forestry Committee Members Tom Corell, Misty Beyer, Mary Hogue and Fairfield Tree Warden Jeff Minder and Anne Rowlands, Connecticut Gardener Publisher.
The Norwalk River Watershed Association (NRWA) improves the water quality and fish and wildlife habitats of the seven-town Norwalk River watershed.
with CT Audubon Society Executive Director, Patrick Comins.
with CT League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV) Executive Director, Lori Brown.
We hope on Friday you go out and hug a tree. Once you find that perfect tree, hold on tight and don’t let go!
Watch our Earth Day Video “For health, hope, humanity” created by Medical Students for a Sustainable Future …
The Connecticut League of Conservation Voters fights every day for for the air we breathe, water we drink, and values we share. Join us!
Through our unity on this Earth Day, we will march closer and closer to a dream of environmental protection.
Here are ways you can take action from home, plus some of our most popular resources for living greener and healthier all year long.
A native Fairfield resident remembers the first Earth Day with a craft she made at Jennings School in 1970.
The Sustainable Fairfield Task Force is proud to present a special environmentally themed concert to celebrate Earth Day performed by Fairfield County locals.
with Vemicomposter, Esben Chou & Master Composters, Dan Martens & Mary Hogue.
with Senator Tony Hwang, Representatives Cristin McCarthy Vahey, Laura Devlin, Brian Farnen
Stay connected to family and friends while supporting Mystic Aquarium’s animal care! Send that special someone a cute clip with a personalized message.
Learn why our yards are stepping stones on the incredible journey of species across our landscape.
Brenda Kupchick welcomes you to Fairfield’s virtual celebration of the Earth Day.
The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Connecticut’s mission is to ensure the growth and viability of organic agriculture, organic food, and organic land care in Connecticut.
Whether you’re into gardening, cooking, bee-keeping, composting, or raising poultry, our short FREE videos provide the insights you’ll need to dive in with confidence. Many of the cooking videos (and live animal “cams”) are great fun with the kids.
Complete the Earth Month scavenger hunt as an individual or a family over the month of April and be entered to win a prize! You can be from any town to enter.
Get a peek at the technology powering the future of cars and learn about a variety of models and manufacturers.
Hosted by LiveGreenCT Executive Director, Daphne Dixon
Whether you are already a passionate gardener who would like to take your learning to the next level, a beginning gardener in search of a knowledgeable resource, or acommunity/group with a gardening need, the MG program is here for you.
Stepping Stones celebrates Earth Day virtually on April 22 and all week long with eco-friendly STEAM happenings filled with eco-lore from local farmers and friends, environmental trivia, games and more for the whole family to enjoy.
It’s been twenty-one years of observing folks, face to face, enjoying and learning about sustainable and organic methods to use in their daily lives. Exhibits, round table discussions, talks, entertainment, art and more create the positive experiences one has attending Fairfield’s Earth Day Celebration. Enjoying the interaction of eager attendees and exhibitors gave those of…
To celebrate Earth Day, the Museum is hosting a special Storytime Live on April 22, featuring a reading of the beloved children’s book, Dear Children of the Earth by Schim Schimmel, a remarkable letter from Mother Earth asking for help from children everywhere.
Films on Environmental issues for the whole family to watch, learn from, and talk about.
with Mary Hogue, Chair of Fairfield Forestry Committee and Lead of Pollinator Pathway for Fairfield; Mary Ellen Lemay, Landowner Engagement Director for Aspetuck Land Trust and Sefra Alexandra, The Seedhuntress.
Reduce your carbon footprint, get control of your energy costs, and help Operation Hope raise funds to help your community.
With Michelle McCabe, Director of the Center of Food Equity and Economic Development (FEED) with the Council of Churches of Greater Bridgeport since 2014. The FEED Center leverages food, church kitchens, staff and community partners to support the physical and financial health of Bridgeport area residents.
How to grow a plant easily using a plastic sandwich bag and some seeds.
Got even a square foot of outdoor space? Celebrate the 50th Earth Day by getting outdoors and planting a pollinator-friendly garden! Pollinators (insects, birds or other animals that move pollen from one plant to another) are responsible for up to 30% of our food supply. Our native pollinator populations are threatened due to pesticide use,…
You don’t have to come to Aspetuck Land Trust’s preserves for a nature adventure… look to your own yard! Hunt for invasive plants, celebrate native pollinators, and be on the lookout for any exciting critter hiding under rocks and logs in your own yard!
Take the test and see how much you know about solar power.
What’s your Earth Day IQ? Take the quiz and find out.
The Fairfield COVID-19 Relief Fund was established to provide limited, one-time assistance to Fairfield residents who have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Intended use of the funds must be directly related to the effects of the virus.
with Juliana Barrett from the Connecticut Sea Grant and UConn Extension; Becky Bunnell, Chair of Town of Fairfield Flood and Erosion Control Board; and Emmeline Harrigan, a certified Planner and Floodplain Manager and currently serves as the Assistant Planning Director in Fairfield, CT
Join the Greater Bridgeport/Norwalk Chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby. We support reducing carbon pollution, stabilizing our climate and promoting renewable energy and new jobs through a carbon fee on oil, gas and coal producers with dividends distributed to all American households.
Fun coloring pages to print and complete.
A fun scavenger hunt to do at home!
Fun, environment-themed books to read.
Fun 25-question crossword puzzle for all ages.
Fairfield Public Library Programs during the week include: Virtual Storytime Come sing and celebrate the Earth with us! This an extra special year- Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary! This week on Wednesday, 4/24 and Friday, 4/26 the theme will be all about loving our planet! For children ages 0-5. Virtual drop-in program. Wednesday, April 22nd -…
The Discovery Museum asks: What is weather? How do storms form? Why does weather get violent? Explore the causes and effects of thunder and lightning, learn about wind currents, and see how tornadoes form. You won’t want to miss this exploration of some of our wildest weather! For a great demo watch our video here:…
The Sustainable Youth CT is excited to present the following video on “Why To Go Vegan” on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day! The Sustainable Youth CT would also like to invite you all to pick one or more vegan recipes to cook on Earth Day (some links are provided below), and take a picture…