Climate Smart Millerton2021-07-09T09:12:32-04:00

How North East and Millerton can become more resilient to a warmer, more volatile climate.

How North East and Millerton can become more resilient to a warmer, more volatile climate.

Green News

★ August 4: A worldwide Climate and Justice Teach-in next March 30 (2022) needs local organizers and participants. The spark for all this is the Graduate Programs in Sustainability at Bard College. Register here for one of three August 4 Information Sessions. Questions: solveclimate2030@gmail.com.

New EV World Car: The Byton M-Byte starting at $45K. “Designed in Germany, engineered in Silicon Valley, and manufactured in China,” notes Car and Driver. Similar to BMW, Jaguar, Mercedes, and Tesla electric SUVs except for a nearly full-beam dash that’s a single screen. It should arrive this year.

★ August 9, 6PM. Land Conservation Talk at McEnroe Organic Farm. Learn about the importance of land conservation with a public talk from Timothy Abbott, an experienced and local land conservation leader. Register here.

What You Can Do

Elia Del Molino of Greenagers, Egremont MA, leads children over a beaver dam south of Hillsdale in search of wildlife tracks. Many were found including mink, bobcat, and beaver.
Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

Individuals and Families

To reduce our carbon footprint and prepare for bigger weather, local businesses of all sizes can pitch in. For good ideas, click on menu items. To share an idea, contact us. Photo by Wendy Hill

Businesses and Institutions

With a grant from the state, the Town of North East hired Housatonic Valley Association to survey 150 road-stream crossings for resilience to the storm water to come.

Local and State Government

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