Archive for the "Events" Category

  • Spring 2018 Environmental Lecture Series

    Challenges and Opportunities for Our Food Chain in an Age of Changing Climate and Big Ag  West Chester University Mitchell Hall, room 102 675 S Church St, West Chester 7:00 pm free and open to the public Hosted by: Chester County Citizens for Climate Protection 4CP (web) West Chester University Office of Sustainability (web) Sierra Club (web) PA South Eastern Chapter West Chester Borough Sustainability Advisory Committee   In the current era of large corporations creating and satisfying consumer demand through mono-culture and “big Ag” technology, there is a revolution, of sorts, to eat local and organic, protect the

  • Thurs. Dec. 7th – “The Wisdom to Survive”

    Thursday  Dec 7,  7 p.m.    "The Wisdom to Survive"                                                                             West Chester University Environmental Sustainability Film Series  #4: Business and Public Management Center 101, 50 Sharpless St., West Chester University. Parking across Sharpless St. in the parking garage. "THE WISDOM TO SURVIVE” accepts the consensus of scientists that climate change has already arrived, and asks, what is keeping us from action? The film explores how unlimited growth and greed are destroying the life support system of the planet, the social fabric of the society, and the lives of billions of people. Doors open at

  • Sat. Dec. 9 – Local Solutions to Mitigate Extreme Weather

    Local Solutions to Mitigate Extreme Weather Saturday, December 9, 2017   -    9AM – 4PM                                                                                                        West Chester University,  Sykes Student Union – 110 W. Rosedale Ave. Please join us on Saturday December 9th at West Chester University for Local Solutions to Mitigate Extreme Weather being organized by the Eco-Justice Collaborative, PA Interfaith Power and Light, Resilient Chester County (Department of Emergency Services), and the Sierra Club among others. We know Southeastern PA is flood prone as it is, and we know that we can expect more extreme weather in the future. For this reason we are hosting this community dialogue to help

  • Norristown Riverfront Earth Day Festival: 4/22/17

    The Energy Co-op Association of Pennsylvania (a Non Profit Member Owned Coop) will be at the Norristown Riverfront Community Earth Day Festival on April 22! Stop by for a fun-filled day of outdoor activities, live entertainment and information on green living and sustainability. The Energy Coop provides 100% renewable electricity to it’s members.  There is no fee to enroll NOR cancellation fees if you wish to switch. For more information:  Norristown RiverFront Earth Day Festival

  • Party for the Planet: Elmwood Zoo 4/22/17

    The Energy Co-op Association of Pennsylvania (a non-profit Member Owned Coop) is celebrating earth day at Elmwood Park Zoo! The 'Party for the Planet' features live entertainment and an Earth expo, where the Co-op will be present conducting demonstrations! Bring your family out to this fun event, which is free with zoo admission. The Energy Coop provides 100% renewable electricity to it's members.  There is no fee to enroll NOR cancellation fees if you wish to switch. For more information:Energy Coop: Party for the Planet: Elmwood Park

  • Join us on Saturday April 30, 2016 at Healthy Kids Day in Kennett Square PA

    Join us from 11am-2pm for lots of Healthy Kid Fun! Bring the kids and family down to Kennett Square and enjoy the activities, stop by our table and even ride our Electricity generating bike and other fun activities.   More information can be reviewed at: 

  • PA Cable Network showing of “Shale Gas and Oil Development with Tony Ingraffea” 12/13/15

    A showing of the above recording will be shown at the Main Line Unitarian Church, 816 S. Valley Forge Road, Devon PA on Sunday 12/13/15 at 12:30pm.   Light lunch will be provided. 610-688-8332   Thank you to James Schmid for bringing this to our attention. If you or your organization have an event that is related to climate changes, send us a notice and we will consider posting this on our

  • Speaker Series 11-11-15: Power Point Presentation available

    We'd like to thank Ann Faulds for her presentation on:  "Helping the City of Chester Adopt Climate Adaptation Planning Elements" at our last Speaker Series meeting at the West Chester Borough Building.   She's provided the Power Point Presentation so if you want to review this please click here: 4-C Mtg 11-11-15 Climate Adaptation-City of Chester   This presentation was very informative and provides great data on Flood projections, as well has some historical pictures and data on flooding in the City of Chester.  We look forward to hearing in the future how the City will implement Green Stormwater Infrastructure, which will absorb floods, slow

  • Tree Planting Event: Shaw’s Bridge Park/Brandwine Farms 10-17-15 9AM

    East Bradford Township’s Environmental Advisory Council (EAC)  and Green Committee, and West Chester University’s Gordon Natural Area representatives have set Saturday, October 17, 2015 for a remediation/clean-up at Shaw's Bridge Park/Brandywine Farms (200 S. Creek Road, West Chester) as part of its ongoing plan for maintenance of prior plantings.  We will convene at 9 am at Shaw’s Bridge Park.  We expect to be done within two to three hours.   Work will include: straightening tubes/stakes, re-staking trees, removing dead trees, picking up trash, etc.   We will have coffee, donuts or munchkins, and water available.   We are offering this as a volunteer opportunity to volunteer committees,

  • 5th Annual Green Earth Festival: 10-17-15 9am-2pm. Phoenixville Farmer’s Market

    5th Annual Green Earth Festival: Oct 17th 9am-2pm Growing a Healthy Community.  The 5th annual Phoenixville Green Earth Festival will be this Saturday!  The Green Earth Festival is a celebration to promote natural, sustainable, earth-friendly and community enterprises. The event features Exhibitors, presentations and demonstrations, children’s activities and more.  Come join us at the Phoenixville Farmer's Market for a fun day of community and sustainability! At the Phoenixville Farmer’s Market                (On the Schuylkill River Trail under the Gay St. Bridge) Come join