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ECO ALERT - 9/5/2011

Public Hearing on Wind Energy Siting Legislation - September 7th

Event: State Senator Benjamin B. Downing (D- Pittsfield) and State Representative John D. Keenan (D- Salem), chairmen of the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy announce that the panel will convene two regional public hearings on An Act relative to comprehensive siting reform for land-based wind projects (H. 1775; H. 1759 and S. 1666) and other wind energy related legislation (H. 1756; H. 1757; H. 2620 and S. 1695).

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In My Backyard - A series of events

GREENING WILLIAMSTOWN

ONE HOUSE AT A TIME

BACKYARD VEGETABLE GARDENS TOUR
  April 2nd, 10-1:00

COMPOSTING WORKSHOP
  April 9th, 10-11:30

WILLIAMSTOWN'S ENERGY FUTURE 2020
  May 1st, 6:00 PM
  A public conversation and potluck supper

STARTING A VEGETABLE GARDEN
  Five Saturdays
  April 16th through May 28th, 3:00-4:30
  $60 Fee [registration closed]

CLOTHESLINE DAY
  Help getting your clotheline installed
  May 1st, 12:00 - 2:00

WHERE - All workshops and events:
First Congregational Church
906 Main St. Williamstown, MA
Collaborating Organizations: Williamstown Cool Committee; Williams College Zilkha Center for Environmental Initiatives; Williams College Center for Environmental Studies; Northern Berkshire Transition Towns; Center for Ecological Technology (CET); Wild Oats Community Market; and the First Congregational Church, Williamstown

 

IN MY BACKYARD - SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 

April 2 – Guided Vegetable Garden Tour (10:00 am – 1:00 pm) Free and open to all.

Begins at 10:00 meet inside First Congregational Church for refreshments and and overview of In My Backyard before setting out on the tour.

April 9 – COOL Williamstown Launch/Composting Workshop (10-11:30 am ) Free and open to all

at First Congregational Church

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