Feb 3 + 4 This Changes Everything The State Theatre
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Events to explore
All events and presentations are open to the public as well as Moshannon Group members unless otherwise stated.
Wed, Jan 28 • 7 p.m.
** Free Screening **
Citizen Koch Webster’s Bookstore and Café
133 E. Beaver Avenue, State College
Join us for a free screening of Citizen Koch at Websters Bookstore and Café! With the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling opening the floodgates for unlimited political spending, it is now easier than ever to buy an election. But what happens when the voters realize that the billionaires and corporations doing the buying do not have the people’s best interests at heart? This question is at the core of Citizen Koch, the new documentary from the Academy Award®-nominated directors of Trouble the Water, Carl Deal and Tia Lessin.
Feb 3 and 4 • 7 p.m.
** Free Screening **
This Changes Everything
with discussion and Q&A each night The State Theatre, downtown State College
Join the Penn State’s Sustainability Institute, Center for Global Studies, Sierra Club Moshannon Group, and Rock Ethics Institute for these free screenings of This Changes Everything. Filmed over 211 shooting days in nine countries and five continents, this film shows viewers how communities across the globe are tackling the challenge of climate change. Activists, scientists, and author Naomi Klein challenge us to reimagine and reinvent the economic system that has brought about disruptive climate change.
Need ideas for a daytrip or a weekend outing?
Check out our “On The Trail” columns for articles about central Pennsylvania outings to help plan your next nature walk, hiking, backpacking, camping or paddling excursion.
Issues to protect
*** Go to Bat for PA Bats ***
Endangered Bats Need Official Listing by
PA Game Commission
Three species of bats — northern long-eared, tri-colored, and little brown bats — have experienced a 95% decline in population due to white-nose syndrome (WNS) in the last 4 years warranting an Endangered status listing and protection. Read the Moshannon Group’s letter to the Pennsylvania Game Commission and feature articles to learn more about this issue.
Swallowtail butterfly on Echinacea
Photo by Helena Kotala
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Bull elk in Moshannon country
Photo by Helena Kotala
Thinking about installing a solar electric system for your home? Want to know how to keep your lawn healthy without all of the chemicals? Are you curious about how to reduce your home’s carbon footprint? For most people, the journey towards a more sustainable lifestyle begins at home.
That’s why, as part of our mission to help people explore, enjoy, and protect the planet, we’re pleased to announce the launch of our partner website, Sierra Club Green Home, which was created to help individuals, like you, take simple steps to green their homes.
By helping people make their homes more energy efficient, ecologically sustainably, and healthy, Sierra Club Green Home advances our efforts
to improve the environment.
Sierra Club Green Home is an information-rich resource that provides a wealth of information regarding environmentally friendly products and practices relating to every aspect of home life.
We acknowledge that part of being ecologically responsible involves what happens within our own households. We participate in responsible use of resources when we are careful to recycle our wastes, but recycling takes on a broader meaning if we utilize the resources available locally in Freecycle.
Tired of that well-intentioned project item taking up space but feeling guilty about tossing it? Have outgrown clothes or toys that are usable but not yard sale-worthy? If you would like to pass items on to your neighbors for free, consider giving
them away through Freecycle™.
Acquiring used items locally rather than buying
new can help reduce your carbon footprint. To
find the local group for where you live visit: