Meet the Candidates in Riverhead
The New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund, Long Island Builders Institute, Long Island Farm Bureau, and Riverhead Chamber of Commerce invite you to meet the Candidates for office in Riverhead for a night of questions and answers at Martha Clara Vineyards. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will…
Long Island Cocktail Party
We are thrilled to announce that tickets are available to our Long Island Cocktail Party on Monday, November 13th at Carlyle on the Green. This year we are excited to honor the Stony Brook Center for Clean Water Technology. Long Island’s environment and economy are severely threatened by rapidly declining water quality and new solutions…
New York City Cocktail Party
It’s an exciting time for the environment in New York City. Don’t miss your opportunity to celebrate the progress we’ve made together!
Westchester Cocktail Party
From strengthening local parks to preparing our infrastructure for a changing climate, Westchester County is a key environmental battleground. You can help support the New York League of Conservation Voters’ work in Westchester by attending our Westchester Cocktail Party. Proceeds from NYLCV’s Westchester Cocktail Party will help advance critical environmental efforts in the region. Don’t…
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With climate change and the greening of businesses making headlines every day, more corporations are partnering with environmental groups to demonstrate their commitment to sustainability and to connect with conservation-minded consumers and decision-makers.
New York State faces a wide range of sustainability challenges that differ from region to region. Jointly with NYLCV, the NYLCV Education Fund issues policy agendas that lay out specific legislative and budgetary remedies tailored to different levels of government or regions of the state. They serve as practical blueprints to help guide elected officials, policymakers, political candidates, voters and the general public toward a more sustainable future.
We are in a continual push for investments to our aging water infrastructure, with an emphasis on management, incorporating a great deal of green infrastructure, support programs and incentives for clean water – both for daily living and recreational uses. With water contamination and scarcity issues on the rise, we are actively advocating for the protection of our waterways and their cleanliness.
From the Citizen’s Toolkit
The New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund is pleased to present this 2017 Green Guide as a resource for all candidates running for public office in New York City. This document, released at our Environmental Candidate School, is a one-stop-shop for candidates to learn about new opportunities and approaches to persistent sustainability problems….
The summer heat means more sweat, and by extension more loads of laundry to do. However there a variety of practices other than re-wearing your sweaty gym clothes that can make your laundry practices more sustainable. Wash with Cold Water Studies show that 75% of the total energy-use and carbon emissions associated with your laundry…
Water issues might not be making as many headlines anymore, but even if your local supply hasn’t made it to the news, you might remain at risk without knowing it. Given the number of contaminants that can make their way into shared or even private wells, you’ll need to make sure your drinking water stays…
Each year, NYLCV and the NYLCV Education Fund work closely with New York’s leading environmental, public health, conservation, energy, environmental justice, and transportation organizations to identify the state’s most pressing priorities on fighting climate change, conserving land and water, and protecting public health. The result of that effort is our 2017 New York State legislative…
On Tuesday, November 8th, voters on the East End of Long Island had an important environmental decision to make on their ballots: whether or not to extend the Community Preservation Fund (CPF) in the five East End towns.
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