Town of Groton
Meeting Notice

Town Clerk
173 Main Street
Groton, MA 01450
(978) 448-1100

Sustainability Commission Meeting

Thursday, May 4 2023 at 7:00 PM
Groton Senior Center, 163 West Main Street Groton, MA

This meeting was posted Monday, May 1 2023 at 11:24 AM


Sustainability Commission Meeting Notice

Meeting Notification Date:  Monday, May 1, 2023

Meeting Date:                   Thursday, May 4, 2023

Meeting Time:                   7:00 PM

Meeting Location:                  Groton Center, 163 West Main Street, West Groton

Type:                                         Informational Seminar




“Sustainability and Groton: What You Can Do” Informational Seminar Series

Kickoff Session: “The Big Picture” Panel Discussion

This is the first of over one dozen FREE seminar sessions intended to provide residents with information and ideas they can put to use to improve the sustainability of our Town, our region, and our state.



·         What’s the latest news in Climate Change – globally, nationally & regionally?

·         What opportunities are enabled by recent U.S. & state legislation: the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the Inflation Reduction Act, and the MA Climate Bill?

·         What motivated you to care about the issues and what are you working on?

·         What can Groton residents begin to do – today – to help make a difference?


·         Local Boston-area Climate Leader: Keith Bergman (Climate Reality Project)

·         Educators from All 3 Secondary Schools in Town: Melanie McCracken (GDRHS), Michelle Ruby (Lawrence Academy), and David Black, Ph.D. (Groton School)

·         Motivated and Motivational Students: Catherine Daly and Svea Sullivan (President & Vice President, GDRHS Environmental Club)

·         Practical, Inspired Professionals: Sue Thomas (Town Sustainability Coordinator – Westford and Carlisle) and Charlotte Weigel (Groton Sustainability Commission)


Next Seminar Session: May 25th, 2023“Practical In-Home Changes”


The listing of topics that the Chair reasonably anticipates will be discussed at the meeting is not intended as a guarantee of the topics that will have been discussed. Not all topics listed may in fact be discussed, and other topics not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.