Community Threads are coming together!

FSN & RCR ~ Community Threads

Community Threads is a project about connections for sustainability in Newfoundland and Labrador:  organizations, businesses and people who look at living local, living well, and loving it.  The project was kickstarted with support from the Wellness Coalition Avalon East Food Security Network NL and Root Cellars Rock Food Security is about a lot more than having enough to…

waiting to be!

I spy a dandelion! citizen scientists Plantwatch

The sun was shining there for a while, and the grass is green, mostly, in the greater St. John’s metro area. Can the dandelion be far behind?  Keep an eye out!  Your observations from your favorite field, trail, patch by your workplace or even your own backyard can help track climate change.  Works well for…

Community Threads - connections are coming!

Earth Day Fair – Suncor Fluvarium TODAY!

the winter has been long, but there is hope!  the snirt (snow and dirt) piles are reducing with the sun, and community groups who care about sustainability are going to the Suncor Fluvarium for the Earth Day Fair this afternoon from noon to 4:30.  admission is free. thegreenrock.ca will be there revealing the start of…

kids learn by doing

NLEE – getting the kids outside

Common sense tells us that the natural environment is good for kids.  More and more research is showing that kids not being outdoors is bad. With that in mind, the Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Educators (NLEE) is striving to help educators (teachers, youth group leaders, parents…) get the kids keyed up on the great outdoors,…

Work of Emil Lukas found at http://spikeworld.co.uk/drawing-with-thread-emil-lukas/#.UzrpIVf8uUk

community threads ~ connections for sustainability

think planet. live local. thegreenrock.ca developed the Community Threads project to recognize and highlight community organizations’ efforts that support collaboration, wellness and sustainability. The project is designed to share the news that smart people and great organizations are working toward sustainable living in this province. There are many!  The Community Sector Council (CSC) is committed…