February 2021 TEAC Newsletter

February 2021 TEAC Newsletter

  NEWS OF THE MONTH FROM THE TARRYTOWN ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY COUNCIL FEBRUARY 2021 WHAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT _____________________ This month, we say good-bye to a long-time, dedicated TEAC volunteer. Take an e-bike ride on a country road — wait...
Protect Pollinators —  An Achievable New Year’s Resolution

Protect Pollinators —  An Achievable New Year’s Resolution

“ The little things that run the world are disappearing.” — Doug Tallamy, Ecologist      Pollinators are in trouble and they need our help. Today 40% of insects and pollinators are at risk for extinction, primarily due to destruction of their natural habitat....
January 2021 TEAC Newsletter

January 2021 TEAC Newsletter

      NEWS OF THE MONTH FROM THE TARRYTOWN ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY COUNCIL JANUARY 2021 WHAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT _____________________ This month, we ask you to dive deeper into the development that’s going on throughout Tarrytown, and then...
Tarrytown Re-Joins Westchester Power For Green Energy

Tarrytown Re-Joins Westchester Power For Green Energy

Good news! Sustainable Westchester, manager of the Westchester Power community energy program, has successfully completed the bidding for the renewal contract for Tarrytown. The bid was awarded to Constellation New Energy for the electricity supply to run from January...
Westchester Power Program in Tarrytown a Success!

Westchester Power Program in Tarrytown a Success!

5/29/2020 – Message from the Village Congratulations Tarrytown!! Your participation in the Westchester Power program since 2016: Saved Tarrytown $170,000 Served 79 million kWh Avoided 23,529 tons of carbon dioxide Since program launch, Tarrytown residents saved...
For Those Cleaning Up Our Village!

For Those Cleaning Up Our Village!

If You’re Cleaning Up, a BIG THANK YOU!! and… Stay Safe Please practice “Social Distancing” – Stay 6 feet apart, and use your own bag Wear a face covering if you are around any other people Wear TWO pairs of gloves: A latex or equivalent...

Coal Is Dead! Long Live Renewables!

Below is an excerpt from this excellent article on Vox: https://www.vox.com/energy-and-environment/2020/3/14/21177941/climate-change-coal-renewable-energy 4 remarkable facts about coal’s declining health So let’s walk through the four big findings. 1. It is already...
Community Gardens

Community Gardens

We look forward to reopening local community gardens for the 2021 season. If you are interested in having a spot, please complete the form below. Please note that space is likely to be very limited, so if interest exceeds demand there will be a lottery system. Those...
For The Walkers – Maps and Things to Do and Look For

For The Walkers – Maps and Things to Do and Look For

Tarrytown Trail Map – by Suzy Allman Map Downloads: Medium-Res JPG (530kB) High-Res JPG (640kB) Right-Click (Ctrl-Click on Macs) and select Save Link As to save to your computer for printing Things to Look For On the Trails (PDF) News from Scenic Hudson...