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2016 Amazing Bronx River Flotilla, May 7

The 2016 Amazing Bronx River Flotilla celebrates the progress we have made in reclaiming the river, and also raises funds to help local children enjoy the river in a way their parents and grandparents couldn’t. See here for more information.

To Change Everything We Need Everybody, May 11

Experts will discuss ways that eaach of us can control: Energy Efficiency; Water Consumption; Food Waste; and the Impact of Agriculture. Programs are held at SEAFARERS AND INTERNATIONAL HOUSE, 123 E. 15th St, corner of Irving Place, Manhattan. Doors open at 6:40 for refreshments. Programs start at 7:00PM.

ALBANY — Mass Action to Stop Bomb Trains, May 14

In Albany, on May 14th, 2016, thousands of people will stand in the way of the fossil fuel industry in North America. Learn about this action and plan to join us. See here for more information. Transportation is available.

Early Spring Bird Walk, May 26

Watch a slide program with NYC Audubon and American Littoral Society naturalist Don Riepe and then take a walk to look for Phoebes, American Oystercatchers, Osprey and other early migrants. Call (718) 474-0896 or e-mail for info and reservations. Visitor CenterJamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, Broad Channel, Queens, NY 11693, USA, 10:00 AM

Demand a Renewable Energy Plan with Teeth, May 31st

Join us on May 31st at the Clean Energy Standard hearing in lower Manhattan to ensure that Gov. Cuomo’s “Clean Energy Standard that aims for a 50% renewables by 2030 goal is enforceable by compelling utilities to purchase a certain amount of renewables from solar and onshore and offshore wind each year. Join us at the Clean Energy Standard Public Hearing, Tuesday, May 31st, 6:00 PM at 90 Church St. NYC, 4th fl. RSVP here.

Lower East Side Ecology Center E-Waste and Composting Events

For a complete calendar of E-waste collection and compost education events, see here.