We have opportunities for everyone to do something good for the Earth in April. While Earth Day is a single day dedicated to environmental action, we work every day to promote sustainable practices and environmental protection through education and advocacy efforts, which empower people to take consequential action to protect our planet for
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On Thursday, June 17, 2021, Sustainable Saratoga planted three large trees at SPAC, between the Hall of Springs and the Roosevelt Baths.
The trees were funded primarily by a generous donation from BCA Architects & Engineers, with additional funding coming from Sustainable Saratoga’s donors to their tree fund. The BCA Architects
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
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
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
HELP SHAPE WHAT OUR FUTURE LOOKS LIKE
Sustainable Saratoga has been reviewing the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) draft. The UDO articulates the city’s land use regulations — both conservation and development standards — so we encourage citizens to be informed and to participate.
This zoning ordinance is vitally important
This past Saturday, the clouds parted just in time for Sustainable Saratoga’s ninth Tree Toga planting event. Scores of new and returning volunteers arrived at High Rock Park to join another Tree Toga effort to protect and expand the urban forest in Saratoga Springs. After an enthusiastic rendition of the tree planting song and a