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.
Streams Beneath New York City, Sierra Queens Program, Thur. May 19
Where are they? Where do they flow? Can they be daylit–unearthed? For more information, click here.
March to Support Food Sovereignty Not Agricultural Slavery, May 21
We will gather at noon in Union Square and march at 1 PM sharp to Foley Square. The march is in solidarity with and defense of our food supply from the biotech industry and their agenda to genetically modify our crops. Speakers at Foley Square include Marie Monique Robin who is the director and producer of the documentary The World According to Monsanto.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for info and reservations. Visitor Center, Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, Broad Channel, Queens, NY 11693, USA, 10:00 AM
Demand a Renewable Energy Plan with Teeth, May 31
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.