Climate Action Project

Making a difference in the climate crisis.

What We Do

The Climate Action Project (CAP) works with other groups in Greater Newburyport

    • to raise awareness of climate change and
    • move us toward solutions.

Climate Justice Rally

Earth Day, Friday, April 22, 2022, 1-5pm in downtown Newburyport

Sponsored by the First Religious Society Unitarian Universalist

1pm – Marchers will congregate at Market Square – bring your Climate Justice signs!
1:30pm – March to the Waterfront Park for drumming and puppet pageantry
2-3pm – Enjoy music by Lucky Leroux and Meg Rayne and friends, while visiting activity stations offered by local artists, educators and activists:

  • Butterfly Puppets/Theater in the Open
  • Trash Puppets/Charlotte Moroz
  • Earth Art Trading Cards/Tinkerhaus
  • Wildflower Seed Bombs/Storm Surge
  • Watershed Table/Merrimack River Watershed Council
  • Indigenous Craft/Patricia D. Rocker of the Mass Center for Native American Awareness
  • Interactive Art Installation/Megan Chiango
  • ACES

3pm – Speakers:

  • Reverend Rebecca Bryan/FRS
  • Patricia D. Rocker/Wampanoag Nation
  • John Macone/Merrimack River Watershed Council
  • Amber Hewett/National Wildlife Federation
  • Erika Seigfried/Union of Concerned Scientists
  • Chris Nord/C-10
  • Denise and Paul Pouliot/Speakers of Cowasuck Pennacook

4pm – Performance by Mamadou Diop and friends – https://www.mamadou.com

Community Partners and Donors:

Theater in the Open, Imagine Studios, Tinkerhaus, Heron Pond Farm, Merrimack River Watershed Council, ACES, Storm Surge, Mass Center for Native American Awareness, Ganesh Imports, Sarah Oleson Yoga, Peter J. Riley, Harborside Printing, Janco Publishing

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