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
11 Wed 7:00PM Climate Change: Impacts on our Region*
Experts will present the most up-to-date information on the local consequences of climate change. Projected impacts of climate change in the region, including erratic climate and weather extremes, altered ecosystems and habitats, and risks to human health and society will be discussed. The presenters will share proposed solutions and discuss steps to mitigate some of these global issues. In partnership with the Lower Hudson Sierra Group. Refreshments at 7:00, program starts at 7:30pm. Free!
8 Wed 7:00PM Energy: Climate Culprit to Atmosphere Hero*
The use of fossil fuels to power our 21st century civilization has taken a big toll on people and the environment. Join the Nature Center for a presentation on the future of energy systems. Renewable sources of energy, from the sun and wind, are the cornerstone of the sustainable future that Westchester County and New York State are calling for. In partnership with the Lower Hudson Sierra Group. Refreshments at 7:00pm, program starts at 7:30pm. Free!
8 Wed 7:00PM Agriculture: A Carbon-Free Diet*
We make food choices multiple times daily, and the aggregate pollution of those decisions hugely impacts our global climate. Experts discuss the carbon intensive industrial agriculture system. Topics to be explored include food labeling, homesteading, and regenerative food systems. In partnership with the Lower Hudson Sierra Group. Refreshments at 7:00pm, program starts at 7:30pm. Free!
*a part of our Climate Science, Climate Action series
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.