April 1 - April 30, 2020
April 1 - April 30, 2020

Upper Valley Climate Action 2020

Upper Connecticut River Valley NH & VT

The mission of Upper Valley Climate Action 2020 is to build community in our region by celebrating how even when apart, we can work together toward a common goal. This Earth Day Challenge is about trying something new, sharing what you learn, and supporting others along the way. Welcome!

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 4,848 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    420
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen
  • up to
    43
    pounds
    waste composted
  • up to
    3
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    10
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    227
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    4
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    25
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    60
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    1,070
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    1
    public officials or leaders
    contacted
  • up to
    181
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    4
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    20
    miles
    traveled by foot
  • up to
    9
    trees
    planted
  • up to
    20
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    5
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    272
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • up to
    718
    minutes
    spent learning

Team Feed

Recent updates from this team
  • April 30 at 7:54 PM
    So glad I was able to participate in this challenge -- it has been a fun way to make a difference during an otherwise discombobulated, inwardly-focused, and overwhelming time!  Thank you especially to Lyn for organizing and encouraging along the way!  I look forward to more opportunities to connect and effect change with all of you in the future!
  • April 30 at 6:31 PM
    Hello my friends!What a month. I'm so glad to have been part of this challenge.Thank you to all for joining the Upper Valley Team.I'm grateful to my family for working with our meal planning efforts.I'm sorry that we ate more meat than I had planned, but I'm also glad that my kids cooked and that my son gained some weight, which he really...
  • April 30 at 1:09 PM
    We can make sure that everyone uses reusable water bottles!
  • April 30 at 1:08 PM
    Everyone should save water when they go to the bathroom, and fill up their water bottles, and while brushing their teeth.
  • April 30 at 8:58 AM
    Note--if you're not already using iNaturalist to record your observations of flora & fauna, I highly recommend it. I just discovered that it has state guides such as this one for VT trees, showing all the locations where each species has been reported in VT. https://www.inaturalist.org/guides/313 2019-06-06_2019-06-06_larch branch 2.jpeg...
  • April 30 at 8:25 AM
    Through my slide show about local trees, I inspired someone in Springfield, and someone in Westminster, to work on putting tree ID signs along local trails. http://www.vosssigns.com/products/stock/tree-identification/ I'll probably help both of them with tree ID and choosing which trees to label. This sign went on a tree along a trail in...

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