Our Mission

To inspire and unify the residents of Port Washington to protect and advance the vibrancy, resiliency, sustainability and beauty of our peninsula.

Our Mission

To inspire and unify the residents of Port Washington to protect and advance the vibrancy, resiliency, sustainability and beauty of our peninsula.

Our Mission

To inspire and unify the residents of Port Washington to protect and advance the vibrancy, resiliency, sustainability and beauty of our peninsula.

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Greenhouse Building at the Garden

December 16 @ 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

CALLING ALL STUDENTS GRADES 1-12 Build mini-greenhouses (using re-purposed containers) and plant seeds. Learn about greenhouses and seed development. Hear why seeds are a better choice than seedlings Meet at the Schreiber flagpole and we'll walk to the climate awareness garden

Climate Action Meeting December 17th

December 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Ever wonder what's it like to meet with a local politician and advocate for an issue? At our next meeting, we'll gear up for a mock meeting with a local politician. ⁠ Issue: Learn about legislation that will help New York State cut greenhouse gasses by 85 percent by the year 2050. ⁠⁠ Come prepared to read, think and advocate. ⁠Don’t miss this opportunity!⁠ ⁠ Open to all students grades 8 – 12 here: The Community Chest Building (382 Main Street, across…

Living with Wildlife on Long Island – Salem Elementary

January 15, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

4th grade students explore the local creatures that share the peninsula with us in this program presented by Volunteers for Wildlife.

Every Voice Counts Workshop

January 16, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn how small steps and small voices can make big change. What is your part in addressing climate change?

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Education & Action

Climate Awareness Garden Workshops

The Climate Awareness Garden project is a hands-on environmental education effort designed to raise awareness and understanding of the connection between food and climate through development and maintenance of a square foot garden.  The key themes of the project are the positive impact eating locally, eating a plant-based diet, and wasting less food can have on our climate by reducing pollution. Please join us for any or all of our workshops, and sign up here. November 4 Kick off meeting – orientation, tour the garden & winterize January 6 - Understanding Food Transportation & Eating Seasonally March 2 Getting ready for spring – square foot gardening basics, selecting plants, planning the plots and rotational planting, encouraging growth and health naturally May 4 Encouraging growth – pollinators and compost; First harvest – why plant-based matters; Natural pest management July 6 The science of climate and food August 3 The science of…
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Become a Green Team Leader!

What is a Green Team Leader? Someone who cares about protecting planet Earth. You want to help the plants, animals and people that live here. What does it mean to Get Your Green On? Green Team Leaders take what they learn about being green and protecting our earth, and get loud about it! They share facts and tips with friends, family, teachers and anyone who will listen. They speak up! How do I become a Green Team Leader? It’s easy! Make a promise to get loud about something that will help our planet. For example: • Remind your parents to bring reusable grocery bags • Tell your friends to stop using plastic water bottles • Educate others about where our drinking water source It’s up to you! Tell us what you are getting loud about here. BECOME A GREEN TEAM LEADER BY CLICKING HERE To learn more about our environmental…
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2020 Youth Climate Summit

Watch our video to learn more about the Youth Climate Summit.  https://youtu.be/vpZ0KrDXD6g Fill out this form to find out when our application goes live! Learn about sponsorship here. Become a sponsor here.
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