December 2021 TEAC Newsletter

December 2021 TEAC Newsletter

NEWS OF THE MONTH FROM THE TARRYTOWN ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY COUNCIL DECEMBER 2021 WHAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT _____________________ The holiday season brings Christmas trees indoors, but you don’t have to chop one down. Get the facts on recycling and tree...
A Living Memory for the Holidays!

A Living Memory for the Holidays!

Image: A potted White Spruce is ready to celebrate the holidays with you! by Cynthia Stegman Believe it or not, you can enjoy the beauty of a Christmas tree all year long, year after year, while also helping the environment and adding value and interest to your yard....
November 2021 TEAC Newsletter

November 2021 TEAC Newsletter

  NEWS OF THE MONTH FROM THE TARRYTOWN ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY COUNCIL   NOVEMBER 2021 WHAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT _____________________   This month, leave those leaves in place (isn’t that why they’re called...

NYSACC Conference on the Environment Deemed a Success

By Dean Gallea The NY State Association of Conservation Commissions (NYSACC) held its 50th Annual Conference on the Environment from Thursday to Saturday, October 21-23, 2021. NYSACC was created by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation in 1971 to...
October 2021 TEAC Newsletter

October 2021 TEAC Newsletter

  NEWS OF THE MONTH FROM THE TARRYTOWN ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY COUNCIL OCTOBER 2021 WHAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT _____________________This month: Appreciate art in the park, celebrate Vegetarian Month, learn about waste-to-hydrogen, carve those pumpkins,...

Waiting for Spring: THE AUTUMN GARDEN

By Cynthia Stegman — As fall comes to New York, it is important to prep your garden and set it up for success for the following year. When it comes to adding more specimens to your garden, there are some easy and free options! Planting native bulbs, tubers and...
September 2021 TEAC Newsletter

September 2021 TEAC Newsletter

  NEWS OF THE MONTH FROM THE TARRYTOWN ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY COUNCIL SEPTEMBER 2021 WHAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT _____________________This month: Appreciate the health of the Lakes, learn more about hydrogen, explore heat pump technology, take a hike, come to...
August 2021 TEAC Newsletter

August 2021 TEAC Newsletter

NEWS OF THE MONTH FROM THE TARRYTOWN ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY COUNCIL AUGUST 2021 WHAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT _____________________This month, check in on the health of our Tarrytown Lakes. Then rifle through your closet to find some things you don’t need...

Spotlight on Greenwashing

GREENWASHING: WHAT ABOUT HYDROGEN? By Dean Gallea, TEAC Co-chair ___________________________________ You may have seen them: Articles in popular media extolling transportation’s “Hydrogen Future”, a nod towards the “greenness” everyone associates with a fuel that,...
July 2021 TEAC Newsletter

July 2021 TEAC Newsletter

JULY 2021 WHAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT _____________________This month, say goodbye to single-use plastics. Plant up Tarrytown with sunflowers and other pollinators — they’re great for the bees. Add some birds to your life-list, swap something you...