GBC Monthly Meeting
Aug
9
6:30pm 6:30pm

GBC Monthly Meeting

Our monthly meetings are open to anyone interested in making Beacon greener! RSVP on Facebook or email us to attend. Location: 291 Main St, 2nd Fl.

We'll be brainstorming on projects and events that promote our mission, such as:

- Beacon businesses' "eco-pledge" to have a more sustainable business
- Exploring a city-wide ban of styrofoam and / or plastic bags
- Improve recycling in city schools
- Tree-planting initiatives
- Trash cleanups
- Beacon becoming a Climate Smart Community

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Night of Action for a Healthy Hudson
Aug
8
5:30pm 5:30pm

Night of Action for a Healthy Hudson

Join us, Scenic Hudson, and Riverkeeper for this informative community meeting that will provide you with the tools you need to better understand concerns with EPA's Five Year Review of the PCB cleanup and opportunities to take action.

Location: The Red Barn at Long Dock Park, 5:30-8pm.

R.S.V.P. by clicking here or by sending an email to Rebecca De La Cruz at rdelacruz@scenichudson.org

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DIY Rain Barrel Workshop + BBQ
Jul
9
5:00pm 5:00pm

DIY Rain Barrel Workshop + BBQ

It's so easy to set up a rain harvesting system at your home! Come see how to do it yourself and learn about the many benefits to capturing the rain falling on your roof. Bring your own beverages and stay for a BBQ with your neighbors! We'll be meeting + hanging out in the yard at 127 Catherine St. in Beacon. 

RSVP on FB or email us!

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Monthly Meeting July 5th
Jul
5
6:30pm 6:30pm

Monthly Meeting July 5th

Our monthly meetings are open to anyone interested in making Beacon greener! RSVP here. We'll be brainstorming on projects and events that promote our mission, such as:


- Beacon businesses' "eco-pledge" to have a more sustainable business
- Exploring a city-wide ban of styrofoam and / or plastic bags
- Improve recycling in city schools
- Tree-planting initiatives
- Trash cleanups
- Beacon becoming a Climate Smart Community

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How to Succeed in Sustainable Business
May
18
7:00pm 7:00pm

How to Succeed in Sustainable Business

Join local Beacon and Hudson Valley leaders and entrepreneurs for a lively, interactive forum. Everything you always wanted to know about starting and running a successful sustainable business but could never ask, such as: How we succeed in sustainable business, resources for our community, and how local citizens can invest in such enterprises. REGISTER HERE 

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People's Climate March Walkway Over the Hudson
Apr
29
1:00pm 1:00pm

People's Climate March Walkway Over the Hudson

April 29th marks Trump’s 100th day in the White House; it's also the People's Climate March on Washington! March On! New Paltz is organizing a sister march nearby so that the day’s efforts can be as intersectional and inclusive of the communities most impacted by climate change as possible. Join us in solidarity with the millions that will be flooding the streets of D.C. in the name of climate justice for all. More info and sign up here.

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Fun with Science
Apr
14
to Apr 30

Fun with Science

April is National Science Month! Join our friends at Howland Library for Fun with Science, a city-wide event up and down Main Street the last two weeks of April. There are many environmental exhibits and demonstrations for children of all ages, such as interactive watershed sensors, stone and crystal hardness comparisons, fossil exploration, and landscape architecture design discussion. Pick up an itinerary of events at Howland Public Library and learn more at Fun with Science.

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Pilgrim Pipeline Forum
Apr
4
7:00pm 7:00pm

Pilgrim Pipeline Forum

How can we stop the proposed Pilgrim Pipelines from endangering the Hudson Valley and our Hudson River? Environmental experts from RiverkeeperScenic Hudson, and Citizens for Local Power will explain the project and its dangers. Assemblyman Frank Skartados' representative Steve Gold will also talk about what we can do to stop the pipelines from approval. More info and RSVP on Facebook here.

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Energize Beacon Event
Mar
28
6:30pm 6:30pm

Energize Beacon Event

The City of Beacon and the Beacon Conservation Advisory Council (CAC) are co-sponsoring the launch of Energize Beacon at Scenic Hudson's Long Dock Park River Center on Tuesday March 28th at 6:30pm. Energize Beacon, a program funded by a New York State grant, helps homeowners make intelligent decisions that increases comfort, reduces energy waste and saves money on utility and fuel oil (or propane) bills in their home.

 The lecture will provide homeowners with information about ice dams, the house as a system, and the deeper science behind energy efficiency and New York State's Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program. Homeowners will also learn about the free (over 90% of all Beacon homeowners will qualify) or reduced cost assessment, state incentives and easy low-interest rate financing.

Please visit beacon.energizeny.org, call City Hall at 845-838-5010, or email Alice Quinn at info@energizeny.org for additional information.

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