Phyllis Theermann

Come hear the candidates discuss their ideas and positions on the critical environmental issues we face. The discussion will be moderated by Katie Lannan of State House News Service.

Democratic candidates Jay Gonzalez, Bob Massie, and Setti Warren have confirmed and Governor Baker has been invited but is unable to attend.

Event takes place on Monday, April 23rd, from 5pm-7pm at the Suffolk University Sargent Hall Function Room (120 Tremont Street, Boston MA).

The forum is free to attend, but attendees must register at gubforumonenvironment.eventbrite.com as space is limited.

Participating Organizations include: 350 Mass for a Better Future, Acadia Center, Charles River Watershed Association, Conservation Law Foundation, Clean Water Action, Environment Massachusetts, Environmental League of
Massachusetts, Mass Audubon, Mass Energy Consumers Alliance, Mass Rivers Alliance, Massachusetts Sierra Club, Metropolitan Area Planning.

Phyllis Theermann

Wellesley College student group Enact invites you to a variety of Earth Day Events!

Tuesday, April 17 12.30-1.30 in Sci 396 (Location Tentative)
Career Panel: Panelists include sustainable energy, climate science and local food movement professionals

Tuesday, April 17 from 4:10-5 PM
Hug a Tree: An interesting, fun forest appreciation, sensory awareness, empathy activity

Wednesday, April 18 12.30-2 PM in the Lulu Cow Chair Room
Phone banking: For the Carbon Tax Omnibus Bill in the Massachusetts State House

Wednesday, April 18 8-10 pm in the PNE Atrium
An Inconvenient Sequel Film: screening of Al Gore’s sequel to An Inconvenient Truth in advance of his visit the following week.

Thursday, April 19 12.30-1.30PM meet at the Edible Ecosystem Teaching Garden (Behind OBS)
Nature walk: Nature walk through arboretum with the app: Inaturalsists with the Botanistas (Wellesley Botany org).

EnAct (Environmental Action at Wellesley College)’s mission is to engage students and the broader Wellesley community in direct action to combat climate change and other local and global environmental issues. Email enact-eboard@wellesley.edu with any questions.

In addition, the Paulson Ecology of Place Initiative at Wellesley College invites you to:

April 24th at 4:30pm
Enjoy a Terry Tempest Williams reading and conversation with Elena Creef at Wellesley College in the Hay Amphitheater (Tishman Commons rain location) with reception, sustainable local food, and book signing following the event. Williams – a writer, a naturalist and a fierce advocate for freedom of speech — has consistently shown us how environmental issues are social issues that ultimately become matters of justice.

Phyllis Theermann

Swing by the Great Hall in Town Hall TONIGHT for the Unified Plan Open House between 7 & 9pm.

Learn more about ideas for preserving and enhancing Wellesley’s environmental resources, natural and recreational open spaces. Other main topics include housing, town government, zoning, transportation and economic development. Share your ideas on these and other important sustainable issues facing Wellesley.