[ February 6, 2013; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Come to the Monona Community Center to cheer on the Water Conservation Challenge winners (yourself?) as they are announced. Prizes will be awarded to the conservation winners and the innovation winners. You’ll hear from local water advocates, our “Gallon” sponsors, and our mayor, and even be treated to a couple of songs penned for and [...]
Continue reading Water Conservation Challenge Celebration...
The Sustainability Section at the Monona Public Library will be five years old in November 2012. Thanks go to all the many organizations and people who have contributed time, money, and materials to see this collection become the valuable community resource that it is!
Continue reading Monona Public Library’s Sustainability Section...
[ June 28, 2012; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. July 12, 2012; 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. August 7, 2012; 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. ] For field trips, that is! The nine community partners in Green Tuesdays & Thursdays offer you three field trips this summer.[caption id="attachment_2341" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Photo by Amber Arnold"][/caption]
June 28-Fitchburg Fields:
6:30 p.m. presentation, 7:30 p.m. garden tour. Learn about and then see this center for teaching and practicing small-scale, organic agriculture and sustainable living. Presentation at Fitchburg [...]
Continue reading Green Tuesdays & Thursdays take to the fields!...
Check out the article about Monona’s Year of Water on page three of the Rock River Coalition’s Winter 2012 edition of Rock River Reflections. Thank you, RRC for sharing this info!
Continue reading Rock River Coalition features Monona...
Great ideas come out of The Natural Step Monona’s Study Circles and Study Arcs. In spring 2010, the idea came up for a local voter guide. Last year we published our first, with 100% of candidates responding. We thank the candidates who responded this year for helping educate the voters of the City of Monona as they prepare to exercise their democratic right to vote.
Continue reading Voter Guide 2012...
[ April 21, 2012; 12:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] When: April 21, 2012; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Monona Terrace in downtown Madison
Isthmus Publishing’s annual environmental-themed festival, with exhibits, workshops, kids’ activities, food, entertainment.
$5 (ages 12 & under free).
Contact: Chris Majchrzak (phone: (608)-251-5627; email: email@example.com)
Continue reading Isthmus Green Day...
An event for those who want to go out and change the world but can’t find a babysitter.
By Melissa Zietz
Continue reading Families Go Green at the Monona Public Library...
FACT: Over 20,000,000 ash trees have been killed by the emerald ash borer.
TNS Monona is pleased to partner with Sustainable Atwood in educating our community about the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), a deadly invasive species headed for our ash trees! Emerald ash borer has been confirmed in Kenosha, Caledonia (northern Racine County), and La Crosse.
Continue reading Emerald Ash Borer Readiness: Stewarding our Urban Forests...
By Lance Green
We all have good reasons to be good stewards of our water resources. The Year of Water (2012) provides opportunities to learn about, improve, and conserve our precious water. Find facts, events, and tips for helping you, and your friends and neighbors, to take steps to improve the way we use and manage water.
Continue reading Monona’s Year of Water Kicks Off...
By Heather Gates
The Sustainability Section at the Monona Public Library will be four years old next month. Many people helped form, support, and grow the collection and it has become a solid asset in our ever-improving library. It is a birthday worth celebrating.
Continue reading A community asset turns four: learning from the stacks...