Events

Thank you for celebrating a week of webinars, activities, and a concert in our first ever Earth Day Celebration 100% online.

Please re-watch and enjoy all of the events from 2020 as much as you would like.

Monday, April 20th

Making Room at the Table: Planning for a Post-COVID Local Food System

with Michelle McCabe, Director of the Center of Food Equity and Economic Development (FEED)
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Pollinator Pathway, Green Corridor and Ecotype Project

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 and Pollinator Health Technician for the Ecotype Project for CT Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA)
Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Tuesday, April 21st

EV Readiness & Electric School Buses

with LiveGreenCT Executive Director, Daphne Dixon
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

EV Car Show & Panel Discussion

with EV Club of CT
Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Wednesday, April 22nd

State Legislator Forum

with Senator Tony Hwang, Representatives Cristin McCarthy Vahey, Laura Devlin, Brian Farnen
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

A Virtual Earth Day Concert

Virtual Earth Day Concert

featuring local Fairfield County artists.
Click for event info and performers
Time: 8:00pm – 9:00pm

Composting

with Vemicomposter, Esben Chou & Master Composters, Dan Martens & Mary Hogue
Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Thursday, April 23rd

CT State Legislative Session and Upcoming Election Season

with CT League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV) Executive Director, Lori Brown; Climate Policy Advocate, Emily Alexander; Community Organizer, Alex Rodriguez; and Co-Chair, Mary Hogue
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Landscaping for Birds & Wildlife

with CT Audubon Society Executive Director, Patrick Comins
Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Friday, April 24th

The Proper Way to Plant a Tree

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.
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

A Tree is Nice Book and Activities and so much more!

with Karin Layton, Fairfield Forestry Committee member and former classroom teacher. This event is designed for children pre-school through 4th grade. Click on the title of the program of the presentation for loads of materials to follow along and do the activities yourself!
Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Saturday, April 25th

Remington Woods

with Executive Directors Sam Dynowski, CT Chapter Sierra Club; Eric Hammerling, CT Forest & Park Association; Amy Paterson, CT Land Conservation Council; Ashley Stewart, Graduate Student at Yale School of the Environment and Environmental Consultant; and Joe Gresko, Green Initiative Coordinator for the City of Bridgeport and State Representative for Stratford.
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Starting a Home Vegetable Garden

with Master Gardener Eric Frisk
Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Foraging in Your Own Backyard

with Bob Wall of Sustainable Fairfield Task Force.
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Sunday, April 26th

Climate Change

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
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

10 Steps to a More Sustainable Lifestyle

with Scott Thompson, Chair of Sustainable Fairfield Task Force
Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm


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