On Saturday, Save the Sound hosted a celebration and volunteer event at the site of the former Pond Lily Dam on the West River. Over 70 volunteers joined forces to plant native vegetation along the river where the dam once blocked water flow and fish passage.
NHSO is holding a free performance of Peter and the Wolf, the final concert in their Family Concert Series. They are encouraging children to come in their favorite PJs, slippers and stuffed animals to a “musical pajama party.”
State Representative Patricia Dillon (D-New Haven) joined other legislative leaders and The Governor’s Prevention Partnership at the Legislative Office Building to highlight the Connecticut Mentoring Fund, a public-private fund that was created in 2014 to provide funding for youth mentoring programs to increase the number of youth served by the programs and improve the quality of mentoring program practices.
Last week I joined Gov Malloy and advocates in New Haven to kick off Solar for All, a program to make solar energy more accessible to homeowners. If you’re interested, the deadline for applying is March 31.