Sustainable Sharon

Wildlife sightings at the Sharon Friends of Conservation

Have you ever wondered what else might be residing in Sharon besides us humans, and what else might be impacted by our activities besides our grandchildren? Check out the wildlife sightings at the Sharon Friends of Conservation web site, www.sharonfoc.org. There you’ll find over 900 wildlife sightings representing over 400… Read More »Wildlife sightings at the Sharon Friends of Conservation

Vote YES to Conserve Rattlesnake Hill!

Conserve Rattlesnake Hill – Vote YES at Sharon Town Meeting Monday, November 4 at 7 p.m. In the Sharon High School Auditorium Rattlesnake Hill (RSH) is located off Mountain Road, across from Borderland State Park. The town and state have an agreement to conserve over 300 acres of irreplaceable forests,… Read More »Vote YES to Conserve Rattlesnake Hill!

Candidates for Select Board Member – Hanna Switlekowski and Susan J. Price

Jump to Hanna Switlekowski Susan J. Price – Many thanks to the Sustainable Sharon Coalition for all of its hard work to benefit the Town of Sharon including supporting the Complete Streets and Green Community programs, the move to weekly recycling and Black Earth composting, and participating in Imagine Sharon. I have… Read More »Candidates for Select Board Member – Hanna Switlekowski and Susan J. Price

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RARE COMMUNITY SOLAR SLOTS AVAILABLE!

Community Solar, which generates solar through solar farms rather than panels on your house, is a great way for people to shift their Eversource electricity source from primarily natural gas (which is mainly methane, a big contributor to climate change) to a much greener alternative – sunlight! Not only is… Read More »RARE COMMUNITY SOLAR SLOTS AVAILABLE!

RATTLESNAKE HILL LAND

TOWN NEEDS YOUR HELP! LAST CHANCE FOR SHARON TO PRESERVE RATTLESNAKE HILL LAND

We have one last chance to preserve the last large swathe of untouched land in Sharon from development.  The 337-acre property, once owned by the Striar family and currently owned by Brickstone Development Corporation, is expected to be sold by Brickstone by the end of the calendar year.  It is… Read More »TOWN NEEDS YOUR HELP! LAST CHANCE FOR SHARON TO PRESERVE RATTLESNAKE HILL LAND

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Sharon’s master plan must deal with climate change

Last October, the world’s leading climate scientists warned that we have only a dozen years in which to prevent global warming from exceeding 1.5C, in order to reduce the risks of drought, floods, extreme heat and poverty for hundreds of millions of people. The Global Warming Solutions Act passed by… Read More »Sharon’s master plan must deal with climate change

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Help MA legislators pass a strong statewide ban on single-use plastic checkout bags!

Act now on the following request from the Conservation Law Foundation: We just heard that corporate lobbyists are trying to weaken a proposed plastic bag ban bill in Massachusetts – will you tell your legislators to stand strong against plastic pollution?   Lobbyists are trying to weaken the bill by stripping… Read More »Help MA legislators pass a strong statewide ban on single-use plastic checkout bags!