Spa Solar Park Development
Thanks in part to our efforts, a two-megawatt solar array will be constructed on the City’s closed Weibel Ave. landfill. Members of our Climate & Energy committee developed the project proposal that was approved by the City of Saratoga Springs in 2014.
UPDATE: The Spa Solar Park project experienced significant
LUCAS WILLARD • NOV 16, 2016 • www.wamc.org
Supporters of the long-awaited preservation of a community farm in Saratoga Springs cheered Tuesday night after the city approved a conservation easement to protect the Pitney Farm for years to come.
After a plan to purchase
TREE TOGA #5
on October 1, 2016
Sustainable Saratoga’s Next Planting Day
Photo courtesy of David Aimone
Since 2014, Sustainable Saratoga’s fabulous volunteers have planted 114 trees in key locations around town. And our great tree hosts have
Mulch volcanoes kill trees: Let’s end this deadly decorative fad that has swept the landscaping industry
Sustainable Saratoga is working to educate landscaping professionals and the public about the deadly practice of heaping mulch around the base of trees, creating “mulch volcanoes.” Check out Sustainable Saratoga’s flyer, “Mulch Volcanoes Kill.” Trees are
Saratoga Places for All (SPA) Housing
Last August, Sustainable Saratoga made a formal request to the City Council to adopt a zoning amendment entitled the SPA (Saratoga Places for All) Housing Ordinance. For a sustainable future, we must have more diverse and affordable housing. This ordinance would add an important missing element in our community’s overall
Following Sustainable Saratoga’s request to city to take action, City Council unanimously votes to become an interested party in SEQRA process
Sustainable Saratoga Scoping Request regarding Oil Trains July 5, 2016
A company named Pilgrim pipeline has applied to construct, along the Thruway from Albany, a pipeline which would transport highly volatile Bakken crude oil to NJ refineries.
To supply this proposed pipeline with its capacity of 200.000 barrels per
To celebrate the first days of summer, here is a summer reading list, suggested by Sustainable Saratoga’s Board of Directors:
The Wild Trees, by Richard Preston
Zero Waste Home, The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying your Life by Reducing your Waste, by
Thank you to the Daily Gazette, Saratoga Today, and The Saratogian for printing our Letter to the Editor about the NYRA tree planting.
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