Monday, February 6, 2017

Lucy Meigs Is Featured Speaker At Meet Your Greens February 16

Lucy Meigs, executive director of Everyone Outside will speak about the importance of nature connection for environmental stewardship at Meet Your Greens, an environmental networking event on Thursday, February 16 at 5:30 pm at Perk on Main, 6 Main Street, Durham.

A resident of Durham, Lucy founded Everyone Outside in 2010 after successfully launching Women of the Woods (WoW) in 2008 and volunteering as a naturalist for Connecticut Forest & Park’s guided walks for several years. Everyone Outside is a non-profit organization that promotes personal connection with the natural world for children and adults. Their programs include guided hikes and outdoor activities, school programs and field trips, free classroom curriculum, after-school programs and volunteer opportunities. Everyone Outside’s interactive website,, offers suggested places to explore, tips on identifying animal tracks, and teacher resources.

Meet Your Greens Middletown Green Drinks, is a program of the Rockfall Foundation and an official location of Green Drinks International. Informal monthly gatherings offer networking for anyone interested in emerging environmental issues and keeping the Lower Connecticut River Valley communities green and growing. All are welcome with no advanced registration necessary. Meet Your Greens: Middletown Green Drinks is free, however, food and beverage purchases are the responsibility of the individual.

The Rockfall Foundation supports environmental education, conservation programs and planning initiatives in Middlesex County. Established in 1935, it is one of Connecticut’s oldest environmental organizations and annually awards grants to non-profits, schools and municipalities.

For additional information, please contact the Rockfall Foundation at 860-347-0340 or visit

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