I will be a humming bird
Wangari Maathai, an inspiring Kenyan environmentalist died on September 25 2011. On World Environment Day in 1977 she planted the first trees on the outskirts of Nairobi, which marked the launch of a national movement to plant trees across Kenya and eventually across Africa.
Service Day of Action – October 15
Want to get your hands dirty, learn some new skills and take of the planet too? As part of the Festival in October, Cool Davis has linked up with different community organizations and set up various exciting projects where volunteers can learn to grow food,…
Cool Davis Festival to culminate weekend of special sustainable events
The Cool Davis Festival – which is rapidly approaching – now features as the finale in a long weekend of special events on sustainability. These include film festivals, a plug-in vehicle cruise and a Service Day of Action. Don’t miss out!
Free composting classes
The City of Davis Recycling Program is offering free composting classes at the following locations and dates: Saturday, October 1 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am at Community Chambers at City Hall, 23 Russell Boulevard Monday, October 3 from 3:00pm to 4:30 pm at the…
Cool Davis Cruise About – Friday, October 14, 2011
The Cool Davis Initiative will host a Plug-in Vehicle Cruise through downtown Davis. The cruise will end in a show & tell at the Pavilion in Central Park. October 14th is also the 2nd Friday ArtAbout and also marks the traditional UC Davis Homecoming Pajamarino. Everyone…
Free home energy assessments
Free home energy assessments (approximate value $500) will be available to Yolo County home owners if they sign up at an upcoming Energy Upgrade California event (some restrictions may apply). A drop-in event will take place on Wednesday, September 28 from 4:30 to 8:00pm at…
Cool Davis September 2011 newsletter
Cool Davis’ September newsletter is out, with articles featuring: History of Davis and action on climate change Coop promotes local food fare Waste-free picnic tips Veggie Bag Project Evening with Planet Earth, September 24 Day of Service, October 15 CDI Partner profiles >Download it here…
Cool Davis on local community television
In June 2011, Davis Community Television in their program “In our studio” hosted Lynne Nittler, Asha Byrd and Chris Granger of the Cool Davis Initiative. Check out this great video introduction to Cool Davis: how it started, what its aims are, and how people can…
Cool Davis August 2011 Newsletter
August’s newsletter includes features on: Sustainable Living Workshop, August 15 One Farm at a Time programme Welcome to new partners including Yolo County Housing, Church & Society Committee of Davis United Methodist Church and Davis Media Access CDI Festival 2011 news Endorsements sought for CA…
Cool Davis July Newsletter
July’s newsletter includes features on: Water,Energy & Greenhouse gases Call for Projects for Service Day, October 15th Recommended Website http://cal-adapt.org Conservation Biology seminars CDI welcomes new partners Freedom from high energy bills Cool Davis Festival information CA Clean Car program >Download Cool Davis July Newsletter
Newsletter archive: July 2010 to May 2011
Below is the archive of newsletters (all in PDF format) from July 2010 to May 2011 Cool Davis Newsletter May 2011 Cool Davis Newsletter April 2011 Cool Davis Newsletter March 2011 Cool Davis Newsletter February 2011 Cool Davis Newsletter November 2010 Cool Davis Newsletter January…
Cool Davis is a coalition of citizens, the City of Davis, and community organizations working to empower our community to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.