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Make Your Reservation NOW for CO Dine Out for Earth 3

Mark your calendars now because Sunday, January 24, 2016 is going to be the tastiest event of the year! Celebrating the local food movement in Denver and held at The Squeaky Bean in the Lower Downtown (LoDo) neighborhood of Denver, Dine Out for Earth 3 features celebrity chef and Rock the Earth Advisory Board Member Chef Charlie Ayers as [...]

November 15th, 2015|

RtE WINS JP Morgan Chase’s NYC Code for Good

Last month, Rock the Earth participated in JP Morgan Chase’s Code for Good – a challenge open to tech-savvy university students designed to provide them a chance to put coding skills toward developing innovation for non-profits. Rock the Earth’s Marc Ross and Jennifer Farthing went to New York to present to more than 200 students, [...]

November 15th, 2015|

Protect Roan Plateau

Defense of Colorado’s Roan Plateau continues to be one of Rock the Earth’s flagship issues. Despite winning our federal court lawsuit in 2012 opposing a massive drilling plan for Colorado’s Roan Plateau, the battle is far from over. As a result of that winning lawsuit, a historic settlement between all of the parties was worked out in 2014 [...]

November 15th, 2015|

Rock the Earth October 2015 Newsletter

October (or as we like to call it, “ROCKtober”) is always a fun month for us at Rock the Earth. The weather turns cooler, bands go back to playing inside, and environmental activism projects start to heat up again with year-end priorities driving urgency. The big news for us this month is the fact that [...]

October 22nd, 2015|

What Rocks Your Earth: Taylor Denn (eTown)

Taylor Denn is the talent buyer and music coordinator for eTown, a nationally syndicated radio show that focuses on musicians and their music, as well as ground-breaking charitable causes. Raised outside of Austin, Texas, Taylor’s roots in the music industry run deep. After graduating high school, he headed onto the road with Arlo Guthrie and [...]

October 20th, 2015|

Member Benefits: Bamboosa

One of the many benefits of a Rock the Earth membership is 20% off Bamboosa products. Bamboosa manufactures organic bamboo fiber clothing and baby products that are “Soft on You - Easy on the Earth.”  Bamboosa is a small company supporting sustainability, recycling and nontoxic alternatives. Their products are sweatshop-free and made in the U.S.A. [...]

October 20th, 2015|

Help Wanted: Outreach & Social Media Volunteers Needed

We’ve said it before and will say it again, Rock the Earth is only able to succeed thanks to the generous donations of time and skills from so many volunteers throughout the year. As a nearly entirely volunteer organization, we rely heavily on the kindness of skilled volunteers to help us in Defending the Planet. This [...]

October 20th, 2015|

Volunteer Jam & Interview: Jennifer Farthing

Volunteer Jam provides an outlet to thank non-staff volunteers and supporters who have rocked it big time during the past month, and who have gone above and beyond in generous support of the Rock the Earth cause. We want to sincerely thank each of you for giving so generously of your time, and applaud you [...]

October 20th, 2015|

October Auctions

Crisp fall days are here at last!  It’s time to get out your sweaters, flannels and boots to wear to the super-cool shows we have coming up as we finish out October!  It also means that winter holidays are right around the corner… As you know, we rocked it out this summer and we have [...]

October 20th, 2015|

Legacy Giving: Rock the Earth Forever

Want to leave a lasting legacy of environmental protection and education? Consider planned giving – anyone can do it and it’s easy! By thoughtfully including Rock the Earth in your estate plan, you can help ensure that your grandchildren and their children will enjoy a healthy and sustainable planet and that some of the Earth’s [...]

October 20th, 2015|

Protecting Colorado’s Continental Divide

As we reported in the June edition of Rock the Earth Notes, Rock the Earth is once again partnering with our friends in The Wilderness Society (TWS) to protect some of Colorado’s most iconic places. Among the most recognizable landscapes in the state, the Continental Divide in Colorado’s Central Mountains encompasses many of our most cherished mountains, forests [...]

October 20th, 2015|

Summer Tour: The Beat Goes On

It was the biggest tour in the United States this Summer. In fact, it was one of the longest and most successful tours in Rock the Earth’s history. Our work with Foo Fighters started in August and ran right through early October. Since our last newsletter, our road team followed the band up and down [...]

October 20th, 2015|

Shut Down Indian Point Nuclear Plant

Built over 40 years ago, Indian Point Nuclear Plant is located 25 miles north of New York City on the Hudson River at the intersection of two earthquake faults, the Ramapo Fault and the Stamford-to-Peekskill Fault Line. Indian Point is also sited in the most populous location of any U.S. nuclear plant, with 20 million [...]

October 20th, 2015|

RtE Newsletter September 2015

As the weather starts to turn cooler, the days get shorter, and the kids head back to school, nature starts to put on its natural light show with a changing of the leaves, once again, drawing our attention to bucolic landscapes as our minds starts to slide towards the cold of winter. Meanwhile, Rock the Earth’s extended Summer Tour soldiers on. In this edition, we’ll bring you up to speed about our work with Foo Fighters http://goo.gl/dW6uE1 […]

September 23rd, 2015|

RtE September 2015 Newsletter

As the weather starts to turn cooler, the days get shorter, and the kids head back to school, nature starts to put on its natural light show with a changing of the leaves, once again, drawing our attention to bucolic […]

September 16th, 2015|

Foo Fighters Fans Rock the Earth

In the August edition of Rock the Earth Notes, we excitedly announced the commencement of our work on Foo Fighters’ late summer/fall tour. Although we never know when we start working with a band for the first time how we will be received, now that we’ve worked over a dozen shows by the seminal rock [...]

September 16th, 2015|

What Rocks Your Earth: The Polish Ambassador

The Polish Ambassador (“TPA”, real name David Sugalski) is raising the bar for what it means to be a professionally touring musician. The world’s funkiest diplomat is also using his popularity to steer the millennial generation toward a nourishing and sustainable way of relating with art, community and the planet. From birthing the Permaculture Action [...]

September 16th, 2015|

Incubus Thanks

Over the past decade, the band Incubus and Rock the Earth have shared a very special relationship and as mentioned last month, their current tour program takes activism to a new level. The band, in collaboration with their nonprofit the Make Yourself Foundation, and Propeller, a customized platform to support causes, selected Rock the Earth to [...]

September 16th, 2015|

Arise Videos Available

As discussed in the August edition of Rock the Earth Notes, for the third year in a row we played a central role in the programming at the Arise Music Festival in Loveland, Colorado. We’re proud to announce that the four sessions Rock the Earth Executive Director Marc Ross led are now available for your [...]

September 16th, 2015|

Volunteer Thanks & Interview: Abby Simon

Volunteer Jam provides an outlet to thank non-staff volunteers and supporters who have rocked it big time during the past month, and who have gone above and beyond in generous support of the Rock the Earth cause. We want to sincerely thank each of you for giving so generously of your time, and applaud you [...]

September 16th, 2015|
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