Mentors will receive extensive training and support to be able to help teach people how to bike, encourage more bicycling this summer with fun activities, and connect folks to all the bicycling resources available in our community. And you may qualify for a $1,200 scholarship!
In this Zoom gathering, we will listen and learn from each other – and think about ways that we can grow our resilient community together. All participants will be entered into a live drawing for a door prize!
It’s May already! This month, see some democracy-themed art, pick up some free compost, or learn to raise backyard chickens. See the calendar here!
This Saturday, April 30th, the last reactor at the Indian Point nuclear plant will shut down for good. This closure was hard won after decades of activism by dozens of organizations* and thousands of individuals. Indian Point needs to close because it poses a threat to the safety, health, and environment of downstate New York. Here are some events you can attend to celebrate this victory…
With the in-person New York Geothermal Energy Organization conference moved to next spring, organizers decided to convert the 2021 “Electrify with Heat Pumps” conference content into a series of 27 weekly webinars at noon on Tuesdays.
8 BILLION ANGELS weaves together the voices of people around the world as they confront the growing impact of overpopulation on their lives and the planet. It dispels the misperceptions that technology can save us, that reducing consumption is the answer, and that the blame lies solely in the developing world.
Starting Wednesday, April 21, the Sanctuary for Independent Media presents the North Troy Environmental Justice Film Festival celebrating grassroots activism! From April 21st through May 5th, there will be online screenings and workshops highlighting struggles of people from Cohoes, NY to Arica, Chile!
Join System Change Not Climate Change this Saturday, April 24th at 1:00pm for an in-depth conversation with two leaders of DSA’s Green New Deal and PRO Act Campaign. Learn why they are calling on ecosocialists and climate activists to fight alongside unionists to win major changes to the nation’s labor laws.
TCAT General Manager Scot Vanderpool along with state and local representatives will provide brief comments for the first half of the event, until about 11:00am when TCAT will offer free rides on the new buses from neighboring Seneca St. Station around the Commons.
NYSEG Smart Solutions brings you products that can save you money and energy all year long. Check out Earth Month discounts on their top smart thermostats and energy saving products to make a lasting change today!
Tonight at 7pm – Join Tom Snyder, Director of Programming and Conservation Action of the Seneca Park Zoo Society (of Rochester), as he explains the benefits of planting native on your property and around your town. Learn how native species are more robust, improve human health, and make for healthier lawns.
A series of studies on some of the most studied toxic chemicals have found that the risk of death and disease is proportionately greater at lower exposures. That’s why we need to achieve near-zero exposures to protect public health. Join Bruce Lanphear, MD, MPH for a free webinar on April 20th at 12:00pm.
WATKINS GLEN, Apr. 16, 2021 — “Bitcoin mining interests have called Watkins Glen officials in recent weeks to explore the possibility of setting up a cryptocurrency processing operation within the village to take advantage of its cheap electric rates.
Good news! Affordable internet access is a basic utility that must be provided to all residences (for no more than $15 a month). Read more about this development here.
Celebrate Earth Day (Thursday, April 22nd) with a virtual trivia event hosted by Kenneth McLaurin and SingTrece from 7:00-8:30pm. Join various Tompkins County organizations in testing our collective climate knowledge while celebrating local connection, solidarity, and action. Between trivia questions, we’ll share information about local efforts to strengthen human and environmental health and liberation, and how you can get involved. Prizes will be provided by your favorite local businesses. Register here!