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Earth Day 2016

As Earth Day approaches, we are excited to report that several elementary schools have submitted proposals for our "Rock the Earth Day” sustainability challenge being held in conjunction with Denver Public Schools. Namaste Solar (CO) has generously signed on as a sponsor of the event, along with Denver Public Schools, Little Man Ice Cream, and [...]

March 29th, 2016|

Second Annual Dine Out for Earth California

Graciously hosted by Chef Charlie Ayers at his Calafia Café in Palo Alto, Rock the Earth’s second Dine Out for Earth event in northern California is just around the corner. Celebrity chefs participating in this year’s event include: Sophina Uong (Calavera); Nate Keller (Zesty.com); Sean Thomas (Blue Plate); Mark Dommen (One Market); Tim Archuleta (Ichi [...]

March 29th, 2016|

Help Wanted: Summer Tour Interns

Are you passionate about the environment and music? Do you enjoy traveling, camping, and attending concerts and festivals? Rock the Earth is seeking motivated interns with a sincere interest in furthering environmental causes and community building, and who are willing to work hard to achieve those goals. RtE is growing and developing its membership and [...]

March 10th, 2016|

Get to Know the Chefs of Dine Out for Earth

Tim Archuleta, Executive Chef and Partner Tim Archuleta co-owns the award-winning company, ICHI Dozo Restaurant Group (ICHI Sushi + NI Bar, ICHI Kakiya, and ICHI To Go) with his wife Erin Archuleta. Tim has twenty years of experience as a sushi chef and over ten years of experience managing restaurant kitchens. Tim is civically and culinary [...]

March 2nd, 2016|

RtE February Newsletter

Rock the Earth is excited to announce three different fun, fundraising activities for Earth Month 2016: Our second annual Dine Out California; the Rock the Earth Sustainability Challenge in Denver Public Schools; and the April Mimi Fishman Foundation auction benefiting Rock the Earth. Also happening in April, Rock the Earth will announce our 2016 Planet [...]

March 1st, 2016|

Mimi Fishman Foundation Rocks the Earth Again

Spring is in the air, and that means it’s time for the Mimi Fishman Foundation to host our annual Earth Month auction. RtE is offering up some tremendous festival experiences with tickets for Summer Camp, FloydFest, Lockdn, and Arise Music Festival. We also have some unique autographed memorabilia (think posters signed by FOO FIGHTERS, a [...]

February 25th, 2016|

February Auctions

Winter is still upon us but we can look forward to warmer and brighter times around the corner! Now is a fantastic time to think about brightening up your home with some great auction items from RtE. This month’s auction will feature posters signed by The Goastt, Railroad Earth and more. Additionally we have signed [...]

February 25th, 2016|

Volunteer Jam and Interview: James Reed

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 [...]

February 24th, 2016|

One More Reason to Follow Rock the Earth

We routinely look for ways to reward our members for their support. This year, we will be giving away one pair of concert tickets each month. On the first Monday of every month, RtE will tweet the details of pair of concert tickets. The first member to tweet back, wins the tickets! Follow @RocktheEarth on [...]

February 24th, 2016|

Thanks to Our Supporters

As always, RtE would like to acknowledge the support received from several charitable partners. RtE thanks the Wolcott Family Foundation, and the F. Allen & Louise K. Turner Charitable Foundation. Support from community foundations and individual donors is critical to the work we do and we thank you.  Also thank you to Giles Flanigan of [...]

February 24th, 2016|

Last Call for Planet Defenders

Since 2006, Rock the Earth has presented an annual Planet Defender award in three categories to inspirational defenders who uphold the ideals that Rock the Earth believes in. The 2016 Planet Defender nomination deadline is March 15, 2016. So keep an eye out for those folks who you feel are helping to protect our planet’s [...]

February 24th, 2016|

Roan Plateau Supplement Environmental Impact Statement Process Moves Ahead

Rock the Earth continues to pursue one of our signature projects – protection of Colorado’s Roan Plateau. In December the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) finally released their draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the Roan, outlining four different alternatives that would provide options for natural gas extraction from this wildlife gem of Colorado’s [...]

February 24th, 2016|

Closure of Indian Point Becomes More Dire

In October we reported about a new collaboration with the Nuclear Information Resource Service (NIRS) to shut down the 40-year-old Indian Point Nuclear Plant. Indian Point 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 [...]

February 24th, 2016|

RtE Partners with DPS in 1st Annual Sustainability Challenge

Rock the Earth will partner with Denver Public Schools to host the Rock the Earth Day Challenge, a competition between Denver’s 141 elementary schools for the most innovative sustainability project. Proposals are due April 8, with winners announced just before Earth Day. Any combination of classes, students and/or members of school green teams are eligible [...]

February 24th, 2016|

2nd Annual Dine Out for Earth – California

With the gracious and continued support of Chef Charlie Ayers, Rock the Earth will hold a second annual Dine Out for Earth California event at Calafia Cafe in Northern California. Chef Charlie will serve as the culinary curator and has recruited seven of the region’s top chefs to participate on April 10: Chef Tim Archuleta, [...]

February 24th, 2016|

2016 Summer Tour Intern Job Description

Rock the Earth: Education & Outreach Intern Rock the Earth (RtE) is a national nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to protecting and defending America's natural resources through partnerships with the music industry and the worldwide environmental community to ensure the existence of a sustainable and healthy environment for all. We seek motivated interns with a sincere [...]

February 24th, 2016|

California Dine Out for Earth

With the gracious and continued support of Chef Charlie Ayers, Rock the Earth will hold a second annual Dine Out for Earth California event at Calafia Cafe in Northern California. Chef Charlie will serve as the culinary curator and has recruited seven of the region’s top chefs to participate on April 10: Chef Tim Archuleta, [...]

February 23rd, 2016|

RtE Seeks: Education & Outreach Tour Coordinator

Rock the Earth: Education & Outreach Tour Coordinator Rock the Earth (RtE) is a national nonprofit environmental organization. Headquartered in Denver, Rock the Earth leverages partnerships with the music industry to protect some of America’s most precious natural resources.  Over the course of a decade, Rock the Earth has advocated on three dozen issues including [...]

February 8th, 2016|

Patagonia Thanks

It’s no secret that Patagonia is an incredibly progressive company, funding important environmental initiatives throughout the world. Rock the Earth is honored to have received a grant for the sixth year in a row from Patagonia. Since its creation, Patagonia has been a significant and important supporter of environmental organizations like ours, supporting our advocacy [...]

January 20th, 2016|

Help Wanted: Graphic Artist & Denver Outreach Vols

Each year, Rock the Earth utilizes over 120 volunteers donating over 10,000 hours to the organization. We are about as grassroots as an organization goes and are only able to accomplish so much thanks to the hard work and generosity of our volunteers. Current, Rock the Earth needs volunteers are needed for the following: - [...]

January 20th, 2016|
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