Happy Earth Day!

As we mentioned last week, the theme of this year’s Earth Day is “The Face of Climate Change.” At EarthDay.org, you can see photos of people who are affected by climate change and people who are making a difference.

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Here at CFE/Save the Sound, we’ll be observing Earth Day all week, because solving climate change will take each and every one of us doing a little more. Please join us and make your face a face of making a difference by doing one extra thing this week to improve the environment in your own community…and worldwide.

Friday, April 26, 2013

Long Island Sound Citizens Summit

Iona College, Ryan Library

715 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY

9:00 A.M. – 3:15 P.M.

For more information, click here

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Fifth Annual Village of Mamaroneck Clean Up/Green Up Day

East Basin Boat Launch, Harbor Island Park, Mamaroneck, NY

9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

Join the Village of Mamaroneck for the dedication of its new Marine Education Center followed by a village-wide cleanup and tree planting ceremony. Cleanup bags, gloves and tools will be provided.

For more information, contact the Committee for the Environment at cfte@vomny.org or call the Village at 914-777-7736.

West River & Pond Lily Coastal Cleanup

East Ramsdell Street, New Haven, CT

10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Kate at kate@solaryouth.org.

Silver Sands State Park Coastal Cleanup

Near boardwalk by main parking lot, Milford, CT

10:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.

For more information or to RSVP, Kierran Broatch at kbroatch@savethesound.org.

Saugatuck River Cleanup

Meet at DownunderCT’s Westport Store, 575 Riverside Drive, Westport, CT

1:30 P.M. – 3:30 P.M.

DownunderCT, a full service kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding operation, will hold a cleanup of the Saugatuck River by kayak and paddle board.

For more information, contact DownunderCT at 203-956-6217.

More Upcoming Events

It doesn’t stop this week! Other volunteer opportunities coming soon include:

Friday, May 3, 2013: Eelgrass Weaving at Clinton Town Marina, Clinton at 10:00 AM

Saturday, May 4, 2013: Coastal Cleanup at Walnut Beach, Milford at 11:00 AM

Saturday, May 11, 2013: Rain Garden Planting in Southington at 10:00 AM

For more details, visit our calendar here.

Posted by Rebecca Kaplan, director of communications for CFE/Save the Sound

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