Our Events

  • Nancy Lawson, "The Humane Gardener"
    Thu, Sep 15
    Cheshire Public LIbrary Zoom
    Author Nancy Lawson is our special guest speaker in this online presentation. Nancy draws from her book, speaking on the importance of coexisting with wildlife & using native plants to create habitats that are beneficial as well as practical and beautiful.
  • What's Bugging You?  A Look at Pollinators & Other Insects in Your Garden
    Wed, Jul 20
    Cheshire
    Pollinators are insects! They get a bad rap. But they are super important. Without them, we humans would be in a ton of trouble.
  • Housing Choices for the Whole Life Cycle: Opportunities and Benefits
    Thu, May 19
    Cheshire Public Library
    When the time comes for aging parents, grown children or young families, will they be able to continue to call Cheshire their home?
  • Save the Mill River with Steve Hamm
    Mon, Apr 11
    Cheshire Public Library
    Author and environmental activist, Steve Hamm, author of "The Pivot" looks at the industrial legacy and recreational history of the Mill River, including its headwaters which are located in Cheshire.
  • CSC Repair Cafe
    Sat, Apr 09
    Cheshire Parks and Recreation
    Got a flat tire on your bike? Dull garden shears? Jacket zipper won't zip? Don't throw it away, bring it to Cheshire's First-ever Repair Cafe!
  • Trails Talk - In person with Mark Kasinskas
    Tue, Mar 29
    Cheshire Public Library
    Where are the town's best places for challenging hikes or scenic walks? Join Mark Kasinskas, a Cheshire native and avid hiker as he showcases the best spots to hike in town. Kasinskas is a geographer and environmental planner. He is also a former Cheshire Land Trust president and a graduate of the
  • Be on the Lookout: Spotted Lanternfly
    Mon, Feb 07
    Zoom
    The Spotted Lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) is the latest non-native insect to arrive in Connecticut, and established populations have recently been found in Cheshire. Approximately half of the state’s forests are threatened according to the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station.
  • Light Pollution: What it is and Why it Matters
    Thu, Nov 04
    Cheshire
    Light pollution is harmful to amphibians, birds and bird migration, mammals, pollinators and people. Learn how we can reduce light pollution's impact and promote Dark Skies best practices in this talk with Leo Smith, International Dark Skies (IDS) Northeast Regional Director. This program is free
  • Sustainability Fair
    Sat, Oct 16
    Cheshire
    The Coalition for a Sustainable Cheshire brings together individuals, municipal employees, non-profits, businesses, and local organizations to share knowledge and best practices regarding environmental sustainability.

Cheshire Summer of Sunflowers

Cheshire's Summer of Sunflowers is a community-growing project in which everyone can participate.  Look for your friends and neighbors in this fabulous video created by Sustainable CT summer interns, Emily Hailu and Sarah Houle. Enjoy!