Cayuga Lake Watershed Network is hiring!

The Cayuga Lake Watershed Network is accepting applications for a Program Associate! The Program Associate has a central role in carrying out our community-based programs and organizational development. This is a full-time salaried position with benefits, flexible hours, and a combination of in-person and remote work. The position description and application instructions can be viewed below and…

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Upstate New Yorkers Won’t Vote for Gov. Hochul without Cryptomining Action

News from Seneca Lake Guardian: “As Governor Hochul delays any decision around climate-killing cryptomining, local electeds and voters pledge to vote for candidates who prioritize everyday New Yorkers and the climate over crypto billionaires DRESDEN, NY (06/17/2022) (readMedia)– Cryptomining has become a flashpoint for democratic voters, as crypto crashes and Governor Hochul delays any decision around climate-killing…

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UPCOMING WEBINAR – Finger Lakes Forecast: Reducing Flood Risks for Your Home, 5/25 at Noon! 

Join us on May 25th at Noon for “Finger Lakes Forecast: Reducing Flood Risks for Your Home” to learn how the recent changes to FEMA’s flood maps will affect you and your home. Hear Scott Doyle, formerly of Tompkins County Planning & Sustainability, Sally Hoyt of Tompkins Insurance Agencies, and Alan Springett, hydrologist and flood mitigation specialist, discuss…

Worldwide Teach-In On Climate & Justice

Elmira College is hosting a day-long event dedicated to critical dialogue and interactive demonstrations on practical, just climate solutions. Participants can join virtually or in person.  Some of the activities and presentations offered include: Panel sessions on climate justice & solutions, climate & health, and climate & religion (with one focused on climate solutions at…

Understanding Extended Producer Responsibility & Advocating for Positive Change

“Extended Producer Responsibility,” sometimes shortened to EPR, is simply, and importantly, holding the producers of various items accountable for what they put out into the world. Rather than corporations being able to make anything – even products that are potentially harmful or polluting – then shift responsibility and blame to consumers/people using the product regarding…

Safe Harbors of the Finger Lakes

Safe Harbors is an organization that is helping to build resilience in the Finger Lakes! Safe Harbors provides free, confidential services for children, adults, and families who have experienced sexual assault, domestic violence, child abuse, and human trafficking in Ontario, Seneca, and Yates Counties. They offer individual counseling, support groups, legal accompaniment, and personal advocacy…

New Language & Culture Class Starting Monday

Are you interested in learning about the language and culture of local indigenous groups? Stephen Henhawk is a first-language speaker who grew up on the Six Nations Reservation in Canada, where many Gayogohó:nǫˀ (Cayuga) people settled after being forced out of their ancestral homeland at the southern end of Cayuga Lake. He now lives in…