Subject: Keep the Woods - Annual Report and Solar 101
From: "Masino, Susan A."
Date: Sun, 3 Aug 2008 23:03:32 -0400
To: "KTW"



The Annual Report from the CT Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) is available:


This report has a wealth of detailed but easy to read information about our air and water quality, farmland and open space, recycling, public transportation, and more. 


This week:

Don't miss the next "Gifford's Green Conversation"

Named in honor of Simsbury's own Gifford Pinchot (1st Chief of the U.S. Forest Service), these forums address key environmental issues, providing overviews of specific green initiatives and "conversations" on how the town can become more "green."

Thursday, August 7th, 2008

7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Topic:  "Solar 101"
Host:    Flamig Farm

Enjoy a primer on solar power and join local environmental leaders Nevin Christensen & Jill Paterson for a lively conversation on the possibilities of solar energy.  Get a firsthand peak at Flamig Farm's Solar PV's and hear plans for solar hot water on the barn.  This program is free and all are encouraged to attend.  Light refreshments will be served.

Location:       Flamig Farm (Pavilion), 7 Shingle Mill Road, West Simsbury, Connecticut 06092

Stay tuned for more upcoming seminars!