Faith in Place: Annual Celebration & Fundraising Breakfast

Register today for the Annual Celebration & Fundraiser in Central Illinois for the environmentalist group Faith in Place. The event is Thursday, December 13, 2018, 8:00 am – 9:00 pm at the the I Hotel and Conference Center, 1900 S 1st St, Champaign, IL 61820. They say, "Join us as we celebrate our Earth care … Continue reading Faith in Place: Annual Celebration & Fundraising Breakfast

Celebrate “America Recycles Day” at the Boneyard November 10

America Recycles Day is a nationally recognized day for promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States.  It's part of the Keep America Beautiful program but the day is tailored to each local community. In Champaign, the local group (Keep Champaign Beautiful) is hosting a volunteer clean-up of Boneyard Creek. It's a chance to raise … Continue reading Celebrate “America Recycles Day” at the Boneyard November 10

Support the Sierra Club: Buy a 2019 Calendar

The local Prairie Group of the Sierra Club is selling Sierra Club 2019 calendars.  Members and friends should email Trent.Shepard@gmail.com or call 344-2822 for a discounted rate from the bookstore price. The Wilderness wall calendar sells for $14 and the Engagement Desk calendar is $15. They make good gifts in addition to having one to … Continue reading Support the Sierra Club: Buy a 2019 Calendar

County Board Approves First Solar Farms in Champaign County

For some non-election news, here's part of a post from the Cheat Sheet of Champaign County on local rural solar farms: "The October 18th County Board meeting (video here, agenda here, and addendum here) mainly focused around approving the first solar farms since the ordinance allowing such developments was passed (more on that here). To … Continue reading County Board Approves First Solar Farms in Champaign County

Engaging Politicians with Science: An Open Discussion

If you're interested in the intersection of science, the environment and politics, don't miss this non-partisan forum. Panelists include prominent scientists from Crop Science, Electrical Engineering and Atmospheric Sciences and Congressional candidate Betsy Dirksen Londrigan. (Representative Rodney Davis could not attend due to scheduling constraints.) Join in the discussion on Monday, October 22, 2:00 pm … Continue reading Engaging Politicians with Science: An Open Discussion