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FLLT acquires Bell Station property along Cayuga Lake  (access required)

The Finger Lakes Land Trust has purchased the 480-acre Bell Station property, featuring 3,400 feet of pristine Cayuga Lake shoreline, from New York State Electric & Gas.   The property, located in the town of Lansing, Tompkins County, was the largest ...

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NYS nearing implementation of Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (access required)

This is an exciting time in New York state — from Manhattan to Massena and from Buffalo to Brooklyn — the state’s Climate Action Council is holding public input sessions on the Draft Scoping Plan for the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA), bringing us one step closer to implementation.

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“Handcrafted Hotel” episode featuring local firm airs tonight   (access required)

A local millwork contractor will be featured tonight on an episode of the “Handcrafted Hotel” series airing on Magnolia Network and Discovery+.   Pioneer Millworks’ Farmington campus will be featured on the episode, which will contain interviews with the company’s ...

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Environmental sustainability is the topic at upcoming symposium at GCC   (access required)

Climate change and sustainability will be the topic of discussion at the 2022 Wolcott J. Humphrey III Symposium on Leadership and Community Life at 9 a.m. Thursday at the Richard C. Call Arena on the Genesee Community College’s Batavia Campus.  ...

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GCC offers solar technician certificate program   (access required)

Genesee Community College has opened enrollment for its newest offering, the solar electric technician certificate, for the fall semester.   Requiring a total of 15 credit hours, the program is designed to be completed in as little as one semester. ...

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Clean Energy Webinar: Best time to invest is right now (access required)

Kevin Schulte doesn’t mince words when it comes to whether a business should consider solar energy options. “Right now, in 2022, is the greatest opportunity to invest in clean energy and clean energy technologies than there has been in the ...

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Local institute partners with university on project to reduce edible waste   (access required)

The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute —led by Rochester Institute of Technology’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability—is collaborating with Syracuse University’s Center for Sustainable Community Solutions on a grant award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to assist communities and ...

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Climate Solutions Summit to be held in April   (access required)

The Climate Solutions Accelerator is organizing a three-day Climate Solutions Summit starting on Earth Day, April 22, and continuing through April 24.   The event will bring together leaders and community members from the nine-county Genesee-Finger Lakes region in-person and ...

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County seeks in-person public input on Plan Forward (access required)

The first in-person Plan Forward public workshop for shaping Monroe County’s comprehensive plan will take place from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on March 30 at the Roger Robach Community Center (180 Beach Ave. in Rochester). County leaders want public ...

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Waste Harmonics acquires Arizona firm (access required)

Waste Harmonics, a national managed waste service provider headquartered in Victor, has acquired Meridian Alliance Partners. Meridian Alliance Partners is a solid waste and recycling specialist based in Scottsdale, Ariz. The firm implements no-cost sustainable waste and recycling programs to ...

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