Nice! On Thu, Apr 12, 2018, 7:28 PM Hilary Lambert <stew...@cayugalake.org> wrote:
> *Earth Day Season – Water, Nature, & Spring Clean Events around Cayuga > Lake* > > April 2018 > > Send events for the May edition – stew...@cayugalake.org > > *4/14 Saturday, 1:00-3 pm: Speakers on Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) and > Non-Point Source Pollution in the Finger Lakes: Strategies for Addressing > the Threat - Howarth, Negley, Johnston, Penningroth, Zepp.* With > displays. The Space, 700 W. Buffalo St. Ithaca. Info: > http://www.communityscience.org/ > > *4/14 Saturday, AgStravaganza, 10am-4pm: *Annual celebration of local > agriculture and its importance to Tompkins County's economy. This FREE, > fun, family-oriented event will include big farm equipment, little farm > animals, and educational exhibits. Food! Community supported Ag Fair, more: > http://ccetompkins.org/events/2014/04/12/agstravaganza. Ithaca Commons 171 > E. Martin Luther King Jr./State Street and Cayuga Street between Seneca and > Green Streets in downtown Ithaca, New York. Garage and street parking > nearby. Cornell Cooperative Extension & partners. > > *4/15 Sunday, 11 am: Spring Clean at the Route 89 roadside rest stop. West > side of Cayuga Lake, north of Taughannock State Park, in Covert. *We'll > provide gloves, bags & snacks. Wear boots and pants that can get dirty. A > steep grade, stream and frequent use make this area of special interest. > Details are still coming together but a picnic and special hike may treat > volunteers for their hard work. *Embrace the Lake!* > > *4/18 The Problem With Plastics, 7-8:30 pm, a Science Cabaret/Sciencenter > event: **Join us for conversation with scientists Karyn Bischoff and > Ellen George. *Tickets include appetizers and a glass of > wine/non-alcoholic beverage. Info, tix > https://www.facebook.com/events/151417532201542/ Sciencenter, 601 1st St > Ithaca. > > *4/18, 21, 25 (through the summer & fall) MARSH! Help give Montezuma > wildlife a better place to live! *Volunteer conservation work at the > Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge. You MUST sign up in advance. Details, > dates: Andrea Van Beusichem andrea_vanbeusic...@fws.gov The MNWR is > located at 3395 US Route 20, Seneca Falls NY. > > *4/21 Saturday: Household Hazardous Waste drop-off, Tompkins County Dept. > of Recycling and Materials Management, 122 Commercial Ave (off route 13), > Ithaca.* You have to make an appointment and have a permit to do this. Go > here to read more, find out what exactly is HHW, and get all this year’s > dates: https://recycletompkins.org/Garbage/Household-Hazardous-Waste. > *Recycling > in Seneca County: *http://www.senecarecycles.org/ > > *Cayuga County Household Hazardous Waste disposal: * > http://www.cayugacounty.us/Departments/Planning-and-Economic-Development/Solid-Waste-Management/Information-on-Household-Hazardous-Wastes/What-to-do-with-Household-Hazardous-Waste > > *4/22 Sunday Earth Day Waterside Cleanup, 1-3 pm, Cass Park Rink, pool and > fields. *701 Taughannock Blvd Ithaca. Contact paulcl...@gmail.com *Embrace > the Lake!* > > *4/22 Earth Day Ithaca with Sustainable Tompkins, 12-6pm, the Space, 700 > W. Buffalo St. Ithaca. *Performances, speaker, awards – help create a > mural, weave a tapestry. Vegan diet challenge! More info: > https://sustainabletompkins.org/ > > *4/22 Cayuga Lake Water Blessing at the Wells College Boat House, > Noon-3pm. *Led by the Cayuga Nation & supporters who love our lake and > clean waters. Cayuga Lake shoreline, Route 90 Village of Aurora, NY. > Contact: Dan Hill dh...@hetf.org > > *4/22 Earth Day Celebration, Giving Gratitude to Our Mother Earth at > Ithaca Children’s Garden, Gaia the Turtle, 2 pm. *Ceremony that honors > the Air we breathe, the Water that nourishes us, the Sun that warms us, and > the Earth that feeds us. Bring prayers, songs and fun facts about our > earth air water and sky. All ages welcome to participate. Info Debaura > 607-564-9406. 121 Turtle Lane (off 89), Ithaca. > > *4/29 Sunday: **Watch 3400 rubber ducks race down Cascadilla Creek in > our **18th Annual 4-H Rubber Duck Race** 10am-4pm.* This annual day of > FAMILY FUN raises $12,000 or more for 4-H youth programs in Tompkins > County! With Compost Fair, refreshments, more. CCE-Tompkins Education > Center 615 Willow Avenue Ithaca. Info > http://ccetompkins.org/events/2017/04/23/4-h-duck-race > > *4/29 Sunday: Streets Alive Ithaca, 1-5 pm. North Cayuga & West Courts > Streets – Open to people, closed to cars. *Bike, walk, roll and move > freely, with activities along the way. (Take the water taste test!) > https://www.streetsaliveithaca.com/ > > *Numerous dates: STEPS – Seneca Towns Engaging People for Solutions – > Community members working together to improve community health. *Everyone > who lives, learns, works or plays in the towns of Covert, Lodi, Ovid or > Romulus are part of STEPS. Learn more & check out STEPS events and > activities calendar http://www.senecasteps.org/ 7150 N. Main St Ovid NY. > > *Dispose of special wastes safely: * > > · *Hospital sharps collection sites statewide: * > https://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/aids/consumers/prevention/needles_syringes/sharps/docs/hospital_collection_sites.pdf > > · *Medication drop boxes by county, statewide (DO NOT PUT MEDS IN > THE TOILET or DOWN THE SINK!):* > https://www.health.ny.gov/professionals/narcotic/medication_drop_boxes/ > > > === > > > Events and activities compiled by the Cayuga Lake Watershed Network. > > We’ll provide an update for May. Send events info to > stew...@cayugalake.org > > > “It takes a Network to protect a watershed.” > > www.cayugalake.org > > > > [image: Logo motto jpg outer] > Hilary Lambert > Steward/Executive Director > Cayuga Lake Watershed Network > POB 348 Aurora NY 13026 > > “It takes a Network to protect a watershed!” > > stew...@cayugalake.org > www.cayugalake.org > > Hilary Lambert > Steward/Executive Director > Cayuga Lake Watershed Network > POB 348 Aurora NY 13026 > > “It takes a Network to protect a watershed!” > > stew...@cayugalake.org > www.cayugalake.org > > > > > > For more information about sustainability in the Tompkins County area, please visit: http://www.sustainabletompkins.org/ If you have questions about this list please contact the list manager, Tom Shelley, at t...@cornell.edu.