Climate Action: Local Solutions

September 24th, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Mohonk Preserve Testimonial Gateway Trailhead
35 Route 299, New Paltz, NY

Free admission during the event at this trailhead only

The Tower at Testimonial Gateway
35 Route 299, New Paltz, NY

Photo by Siu S. Yuen

In celebration of the second Hudson Valley Climate Solutions Week, Mohonk Preserve is hosting Climate Action: Local Solutions on Saturday, September 24th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Join Mohonk Preserve staff and local organizations to learn about climate solutions we can all practice at home. Fun activities for the whole family, including:

Guided Walks and Activities:

  • 11 am – Oak Allee Tree Walk with an Arborist Alec Baxt from Roots &, Tree Care and Consulting
  • 12 pm – Carbon Storage & Trees Family Activity with Education Coordinator Lauren Borer demonstrating ways we can “lock up” excess carbon
  • 1 pm – Phenology Walk with Community Science Coordinator Penny Adler-Colvin
  • 2pm – Carbon Storage & Trees Family Activity with Education Coordinator Lauren Borer demonstrating ways we can “lock up” excess carbon

Information and Activity Stations:

  • Kids Pollinators and Seedball Craft Station with Preserve Educators
  • Phenology Data History and Future Station with Preserve Educators
  • DIY Composting Station with Community Compost
  • Voter Registration Booth with the League of Women Voters
  • Climate Legislation Station with the Citizens’ Climate Lobby
  • Clean Energy Options Station with NY for Clean Power
  • Waste Recycling and Reduction Station with Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency
  • Climate Resilience Station with NY DEC and Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve
  • Green Heating & Cooling Home Solutions with RYCOR
  • A Selfie Action Table share a photo of your commitment to climate action!
  • Clothing Swap Table (bring an item to swap!)
  • Get to Know Us Station featuring the Preserve’s Membership and Volunteers team

Details on more participants and events will be added – check back here for the latest information!

Produced in partnership with Hudson Valley Climate Solutions Week.

Cover photo by Gerald Berliner