The sun was shining brightly on Saturday, April 24, 2021, when Sustainable Saratoga celebrated our community’s resilience and hope for the future by planting trees at the homes of 15 excited Saratogian families. This most recent outing by our fabulous volunteers brings the total number of Tree Toga plantings to 270 trees since
Our Executive Director, Wendy Mahaney, recently sat down with Skidmore College students Alexa Dayan & Emily Chase and SMARTACUS editor Dan Forbush. Their discussion explored Wendy’s journey that led to her current role at Sustainable Saratoga, the organization’s contributions
THE LOSS OF AN ICON. Saratoga Springs is losing another of its few remaining historic American elms. One of the most majestic, and certainly the most visible of our city’s few remaining large native elms died suddenly last summer, most likely another victim of Dutch elm disease. Towering above the northwest corner of
Sustainable Saratoga’s Tree Toga is BACK for 2021, planting the next generation of trees in Saratoga Springs on Saturday, April 24
On Saturday, April 24, 2021, Sustainable Saratoga’s Urban Forestry Project is celebrating our community’s resilience and hope for the future by putting trees in the ground at the homes of 15
In honor of Women’s History Month, we want to highlight just a handful of the influential, brave, groundbreaking women who have had a positive impact on our planet and our lives. Women are powerful voices for change and we hope to inspire you with some of these stories.
Aaron Mair, speaking at Skidmore College in 2019
In honor of Black History Month, we want to recognize some influential Black environmentalists. The environmental movement has historically ignored and excluded people of color even though communities of color and low-income communities
In June of 2019, New York passed a landmark climate law. The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, or CLCPA, sets New York—the eleventh-largest economy in the world—on the path to carbon neutrality, modeling the changes that will need to take place across the country and the globe if we are to avoid
UPDATE: The Saratoga Springs’ City Council adopted the Natural Resources Inventory Plan on December 15, 2020.
Below is the text of a letter we sent to the Saratoga Springs’ City Council in support of the City’s Natural Resources Inventory. View a pdf of the letter
Science On Tap Saratoga is a monthly series of informal talks led by scientists that explores current research topics and the importance of
Have you ever heard of Saratoga Springs referred to as the “City in the Country”? For the last 30 years, Saratoga Springs has claimed the title of “the City in the Country”. This vision is one of a vibrant city with an urban core that is surrounded by an outlying rural area of