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December 2019

Climate Action Meeting December 17th

December 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
NY United States

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…

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January 2020

“Eat Local” Climate Garden Workshop

January 6 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

We'll brainstorm the transportation and energy resources needed to produce food. Your child will pick a food and identify all the resources needed to produce it throughout the food supply chain.  Participants will present these to the group and as a group we'll brainstorm changes we can make in our food choices to have less environmental impact.  Then participants will have a chance to make seed paper, try seasonal produce and make posters of what we've discussed.  The focus of…

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Living with Wildlife on Long Island – Salem Elementary

January 15 @ 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.

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Every Voice Counts Workshop

January 16 @ 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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February 2020

Youth Climate Summit Planning Meeting

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
382 Main Street, 382 Main Street
Port Washington, NY United States

Have you ever wondered what it's like to live "off the grid"? How does this lifestyle impact climate change? What steps can you take to live an OTG-inspired life? HEAR MORE FROM SPECIAL GUEST PETER FIELDING AT OUR NEXT CLIMATE SUMMIT PLANNING MEETING While living in New Zealand, Peter Fielding learned to live off the grid. For five years Peter collected rain water for drinking and grew most of his own food. Peter used candles and set up a small…

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