Education

ADULT PROGRAMS (NON-SERIES)

The following programs are hosted by the Greenburgh Nature Center in partnership with either the Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group or the Town of Greenburgh’s Conservation Advisory Council (CAC).

These programs are designed for adults and High School students. FREE

 

SEPTEMBER

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
7PM REFRESHMENTS / 7:30PM PROGRAM
BIDDER 70 - FILM & DISCUSSION
― The story of contemporary American hero Tim DeChristopher, University of Utah student, who bid $1,800,000 in a government auction to save 22,000 pristine acres surrounding Utah’s National Parks. He had no intention to pay or to drill. DeChristopher paid with his future to save the land he loves. Discussion to follow film. Program presented in partnership with the Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group; designed for adults and high school students. FREE and handicapped accessible.

OCTOBER

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014
7PM REFRESHMENTS/7:30 PROGRAM ― ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION ROUNDUP: UPDATES FROM OUR STATE & COUNTY ELECTED OFFICIALS ― Hear directly from our state and county elected officials about critical environmental issues facing New York, specifically Westchester County. Representatives from the Senate, Assembly, and the County Board are available for a follow-up Q&A and discussion. Program presented in partnership with the Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group; designed for adults and high school students. FREE and handicapped accessible.

NOVEMBER

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7PM REFRESHMENTS/ 7:30 PROGRAM ― SUSTAINABLE WESTCHESTER ― WHAT’S THE PLAN FOR GREEN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT? ― The Northern Westchester Energy Action Consortium (NWEAC) and the Southern Westchester Action Consortium (SWEAC) have been blazing new paths toward sustainability by assisting their respective member municipalities in reducing reliance on fossil fuels, adopting sustainable policies and practices, and stimulating new “green” economic activity. These two dynamic organizations have merged to form a new nonprofit entity, Sustainable Westchester. Meet the leaders and learn about initiatives to facilitate regional scale cooperation and turning environmental challenges into opportunities. Program presented in partnership with the Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group; designed for adults and high school students. FREE and handicapped accessible.

DECEMBER
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
7PM REFRESHMENTS/7:30PM PROGRAM ― TEN WAYS TO MAKE YOUR HOLIDAYS GORGEOUS, 'GREEN', AND GRACIOUS - GNC staff and Sierra Club members present their favorite traditions for celebrating the holidays, minus the fuss and waste -- not to mention saving money and reducing stress! Bring your own green holiday ideas to share! Program presented in partnership with the Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group; designed for adults and high school students. FREE and handicapped accessible.

The Greenburgh Nature Center's community weekend events, environmental forums,
public programs and nature education programs are supported,
in part, by Westchester County Parks and the Town of Greenburgh.

Westchester County Parks Town of Greenburgh Greenburgh Parks and Recreation

For more info contact:

Anne Jaffe Holmes, 914.813.1251 or by email

ADULT PROGRAMS

AT A GLANCE

ADULT PROGRAMS
NON-SERIES
7PM REFRESHMENTS / 7:30PM PROGRAM

Wednesday, September 10
BIDDER 70 - FILM & DISCUSSION

Wednesday, October 8
ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION ROUNDUP: UPDATES FROM OUR STATE & COUNTY ELECTED OFFICIALS

Wednesday, November 12
SUSTAINABLE WESTCHESTER ― WHAT’S THE PLAN FOR GREEN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT?

Wednesday, December 10
TEN WAYS TO MAKE YOUR HOLIDAYS GORGEOUS, 'GREEN', AND GRACIOUS

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