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NYS Parks Recreation Historic Preservation logo8th Parks’ Solar Project Statewide Since 2012

Solar Energy Now Covers 15 Percent of Parks’ Total Electrical Needs

Project Pictures Available Here

As part of a series of new sustainability initiatives being announced by state agencies for Climate Week 2021, New York State Parks Commissioner Erik Kulleseid today announced a new solar array will provide clean, sustainable, carbon-free power maintenance operations at Niagara Falls State Park - already the longtime symbol of green energy in New York State thanks to the Falls’ century-old history of hydroelectric power generation.

Basilica HudsonNew programs and partnerships aimed at increasing climate action and sustainable community development in the City of Hudson

Hudson NY - Basilica Hudson, a leading nonprofit multi-disciplinary arts center founded by musician Melissa Auf der Maur and filmmaker Tony Stone, celebrates its 10-year anniversary with the expansion of BASILICA GREEN, the institution's mission to increase climate action through innovative cultural programming.

Building on Basilica Hudson’s long-standing commitment to the Hudson waterfront and environmental advocacy, BASILICA GREEN aims to join cultural activism with ecological responsibility to regenerate the planet, people and economy. In 2020, BASILICA GREEN will include new public programs, localized green initiatives and strategic partnerships to foster equity, environmental stewardship and sustainable community development.

FlutterbyMore than 120 Green Exhibitors and Businesses Will Participate on August 10

Buffalo, N.Y. – The Flutterby Festival, Buffalo’s new, premier eco-event, will showcase environmentally friendly businesses and organizations, green-themed art installations, informative eco-focused exhibits, and many other activities on Saturday, August 10 from 11 am to 7 pm in the Elmwood Village.

Designed as a fun, family-friendly, multi-generation experience, festival-goers will stroll along 1.6 miles of sidewalks from the Gallery District to Summer St. as Elmwood Avenue is transformed into an urban eco-corridor.