Ongoing and Upcoming Activities:

C-CAT and the Chelmsford Library sponsor "Climate Conversations" on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 1 p.m.

In addition we present several special evening programs. At the present time all programs are held on Zoom.

You must register on the Library's calendar of events to get the zoom link. 

October 22, 2020 - at 7 p.m.  "Climate Justice" a special evening program

Nia Keith from Mass Audubon will talk on Climate Justice. Nia Keith is the statewide Climate Change Education Manager at Mass Audubon and an advocate for education reform and climate justice. From her earliest beginnings, Nia has been a child of nature and a champion of the environment. After battling stereotypes that girls were “just bad at science,” she went on to earn a Master of Science in Environmental Education from Antioch University New England and serve as Director of Professional Development at the Museum of Science, Boston. Nia has facilitated workshops and webinars around the world on topics of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education, DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion), and environmental justice. Click here to register.

Did you know that Mass Audubon is deeply involved in fighting climate change. You can help them by donating toward their efforts. Here is a link to donate to Mass Audubon (

November 12, 2020 - at 1 p.m.  Melissa Joyce on "Sustainability in Chelmsford"

Melissa Joyce, Chelmsford's Sustainability Director, will talk about projects the town is planning and what has already been accomplished. We hope to learn how C-CAT can work with her. Join us November 12th at 1 p.m.

Melissa Joyce has been the Sustainability Manager for the Town of Chelmsford for just over a year. Previously, she worked as the Director of Facilities at Walnut Hill School in Natick, MA. She received her BS in History and in Environmental Science from Mount Holyoke Collegeand received her MBA and MA in Environmental Science from Clark university. Her work in municipalities, food service, and education has afforded her a breadth of experience focused on operations, with an eye towards sustainability. She prides herself on collaborative work with various stakeholders to identify win-win scenarios that strike a balance between fiscal and environmental efficiency. Outside of work, you will find her in the woods somewhere, hiking with her partner Ian and their two dogs or riding her new motorcycle.

To attend "Climate Conversations" please register on the Library's calendar
of events

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