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Exploring Off-Shore Wind Opportunities for Cape Ann

Exploring Off-Shore Wind Opportunities for Cape Ann

Come to hear about the proposed plans for Salem as a port supporting the offshore wind (OSW) industry, and what the future of offshore wind development will look like. Let’s hear about: What role could other ports play? What jobs will be created? How can we do this and protect wildlife and the fishing industry? How to participate in the OSW conversation?

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Building Blocks for Resilience

Building Blocks for Resilience

TownGreen is pleased to announce the launch on September 1st of a climate vulnerability project in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Cape Ann has been selected for an EPA “Building Blocks for Resilience” technical assistance program and TownGreen2025 has successfully raised the funds for a Harvard GSD study of climate threats and solutions in the region.

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9.22.20: A Cape Ann Conversation with Bill McKibbon

9.22.20: A Cape Ann Conversation with Bill McKibbon

David Abel, Pulitzer-prize winning Boston Globe reporter, will interview Bill McKibbon, environmental advocate, author and founder of 350.org, about lessons learned and future solutions considering the climate crisis.

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Sawyer Free Library to launch Gloucester Reads

Sawyer Free Library to launch Gloucester Reads

The Sawyer Free Library will kick off the first annual Gloucester Reads: Many Readers, One Conversation, which will be held from June 22 to Sept. 15.

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The Larry Chretien Webinar Session

On Thursday, May 28 at 3PM, Larry Chretien, Executive Director of the Green Energy Consumers Alliance, joined us to discuss how his organization covers both policy advocacy at the state house and launches green energy programs aimed at the community and individual level. Mr. Chretien addressed his lobbying work, diversity, equity and inclusion in climate work, the Drive Green program, and his work on municipal aggregation.

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Ken Kimmell joins us May 21st

Ken Kimmell joins us May 21st

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Electric Bus Presentation, 3.22.19, 10am–noon

Electric Bus Presentation, 3.22.19, 10am–noon

Join MASSPIRG, Proterra, and Cape Ann Transportation Authority for an Electric Bus Presentation at the Cape Ann Transportation Authority on Pond Road in Gloucester.

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Sustainability Fair Keynote Speaker Announced.

Sustainability Fair Keynote Speaker Announced.

This year's keynote speaker will be Nathaniel Stinnett. His Presentation is entitled, “Getting Environmentalists To Vote.”

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2018 Sustainability Fair

2018 Sustainability Fair

Save the Date! 9.29.18: TownGreen 2025, a program of the Gloucester Meeting House Foundation, presents its third Cape Ann Sustainability Fair on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at O’Maley Innovation Middle School, located at 32 Cherry Street in Gloucester, MA, from 10 AM to 4 PM.

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Historic Preservation & Architectural Sustainability

Historic Preservation & Architectural Sustainability

Multiple presentations and discussions by experts about how to combine high sustainability standards like LEED with historically-informed building conservation practices and simple Yankee thrift for civic buildings and homes. Hosted in partnership with Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation, an initiative to minimize Gloucester’s carbon footprint in a decade.

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