Home energy assessment – March 8

Energize Red Hook is Launching Wed. March 8 6pm-7:15pm in RH Village Hall

Come learn about the Energize program and meet the Energy Coach and some of the contractors!

Homeowners can get a free or reduced cost home energy assessment, and a pathway to making their home more comfortable and affordable through energy saving projects. Like Solarize, we hope that educating our community and bringing the resources to light will help people move forward on these upgrades to their homes.

Sign up anytime for the assessment anytime online: redhook.energizeny.org. Call Michael, our Energy Coach at 845- 331-2140 x260 or email info@energizeny.org to find out more.

Location address: 7467 South Broadway, Red Hook, NY

Parking in the lot across the street to the north of the building

All About Trees with Angelo Schembari

March 21 at 7PM
Tivoli Village Hall

Certified arborist Angelo Schembari will give a talk “All About Trees”
Tivoli Village Hall – March 21 at 7PM.

Topics he’ll cover:
***How to take care of your trees – and important techniques for watering, especially in drought circumstances.
**How to identify trees
**How to plant in our heavy clay soil
**The best trees for Village planting and our front yards

Bring all your questions.  Should be a lively and informative talk. Free.



New trees planted

On Saturday, October 29th, we planted 11 new trees in Tivoli as part of our new Tree program.  This included two Memorial trees that were planted in the park with celebration. Find out more about our Memorial Tree program here: http://tivoligreen.org/?p=187

Volunteers needed: daffodil and tree planting

The Village of Tivoli Green Committee is holding a DAFFODIL PLANTING day on SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5 and volunteers are needed! If you’re interested, please meet behind Santa Fe at 10am, and bring your shovel or bulb driver. The village planted almost 1000 bulbs last year and they’re continuing the effort to make the village bloom in spring!


The Village of Tivoli Tree Committee is holding a tree planting day on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29 and volunteers are needed! If you’re interested, please show up at the entrance to the Watts de Peyster village hall at 10AM. Bring a shovel and some work gloves. This is a great way to learn the proper steps for planting trees, so if this is something you want to learn more about, this is the activity for you!




Solarize Hudson Valley July events

Solarize Hudson Valley is launching this summer, led by Sustainable Hudson Valley and Catskill Mountainkeeper with three year funding from NYSERDA. This community education and group purchasing program makes it easier and more affordable for households and small businesses to go solar with selected, pre-qualified installers, informative workshops and group purchasing discounts.  As more people participate, the price goes down for everyone!

The program is piloting in Kingston from May 1 – September 12, 2015.  It rolls out in the “hub” communities of Goshen, Warwick, Woodstock, Rosendale and Beacon, with workshops and events in these locations serving everyone in the Hudson Valley.  You may also sign up for a free site assessment online at www.solarize-hudsonvalley.org.

Learn more by participating in any of these July events:
Mon., July 13, 2015, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m., Solarize Woodstock launch workshop, Woodstock Town Hall, 76 Tinker St., Woodstock (with selected installers Apex Solar and Lotus Solar).
Wed., July 15, 2015, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m., Solarize Rosendale launch workshop,  Rosendale Cafe, 432 Main St., Rosendale (with selected installers Apex Solar and Lotus Solar).
Sun., July 19, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.,  Solarize Beacon +  (including Newburgh and Cold Spring focus). Open House at the solar powered home of Peggy and David Ross; call 866-205-2999 for info and directions (with selected installers Apex Solar and New York State Solar Farm).
Tues., July 21, 1 – 2:30 p.m.,  Solarize Warwick-Goshen community workshop at the Albert Wisner Library, 1 McFarland Dr, Warwick, NY 10990 (with selected installers SolarCity, Direct Energy Solar and NYS Solar Farm).
Wed. July 22, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.,  Solarize Kingston community workshop,  Kingston City Hall, 422 Broadway (with selected installers SolarGeneration, New York State Solar Farm and Hudson Solar).
Thurs. July 23, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m., Solarize Beacon + Educational Workshop  at Howland Library, 313 Main St., Beacon, NY (with selected installers Apex Solar and NYS Solar Farm).
Sun., July 26, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.Solarize Warwick information/ signup table at the Warwick Valley Farmers Market, 1 Bank St., Warwick  (with selected installers SolarCity, Direct Energy Solar and NYS Solar Farm).