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January, 2023 - Partners for Climate Change Hudson Valley announced the awarding of a $3,450 grant submitted by the Saugerties Climate Smart Task Force to fund a Pollinator Meadow and Garden at Cantine Field.
March 2023- An informative Zoom presentation Fire and Melting Ice by Climate Smart Task Force member Leslie Surprenant sponsored by the Third Thursdays Environmental Series is now aailable. Here’s the link: https://youtu.be/DRjWH8QkHaM
Our planet is experiencing more intense heat, bigger storms, longer droughts, increased flooding, raging wildfires, melting glaciers, and rising sea levels. And yes, man-made greenhouse gases are causing our climate to change.That's why the Saugerties Town Board took these actions:
By working together — Town government, residents, and business owners — we can reduce greenhouse gas emmissions while building our local economy, and be part of the solution to the climate crisis. Here are some suggestions:
There is an immediacy to this threat that requires all of us to be proactive and take responsibility for our little corner of the world as we work to further reduce our municipal greenhouse gas emissions and develop additional mitigation policies to address current and future impacts.
Our town's Climate Smart Saugerties task force is a perfect example of how volunteer efforts are bringing us closer to an energy sustainable future. The work of the task force couldn't be more important.”