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LI Green Sheets 8/26/09

The LI Green Sheets is a weekly “Green Events” email service about green events and activities in our region.  If your organization or company has an event, class, meeting, seminar or program that you want LI Green’s over 5000 environmental businesspeople, activists, educators email list to know about please fill out this web form or forward information to greensheets@ligreen.com.  Include  date, time, address, event description, web link and contact information.

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Green Drinks
Green Drinks are monthly networking events for environmental professionals, educators and others held throughout Long Island.  Details at
www.ligreen.com/greendrinks or 631-721-1908

  • Green Drinks Huntington Thursday, September, 24 @ 5 – 9 PM at the Cinema Arts Center in Huntington.  Relax and have some good green fun with others who are passionate about the environment, renewable energy, green jobs, energy efficiency and more.

  • Coming Soon –    North Shore / Gold Coast / Western Nassau County Green Drinks, Nassau County South Shore,  Stony Brook Green Drinks, Green Drinks North Fork

LI Green Info

  • Free Home Energy Audits LI Green will provide a free home energy study of any home on LI.  Sign up at www.ligreen.com/audit.

  • LI Green Webinars Program LI Green has started a webinar program on Green business topics.  The first one was held recently about New York State energy efficiency grants available for Non Profit corporations and was well attended.  We are looking for other presentation topics and would love to hear from you.  To propose a webinar program fill out the web form at www.ligreen.com/webinars, send us an email at info@ligreen.com or call 631-721-1908

  • Energy Audit Training Program LI Green is presently forming training programs to teach technically savvy people the skills needed to conduct home energy audits.  Classes will begin this fall and run for 4 to 6 weeks in evenings.  Costs for the program will be very modest.  Job opportunities may exist for graduates of this program to work as Community Energy Efficiency Technicians.  If you are interested in learning more please send a copy of your resume to auditclass@ligreen.com

Charitable Events

  • PeaceSmiths Annual Fundraising Concert 2009 On Saturday, September 12th, PeaceSmiths will hold its annual Fundraising Concert at the First United Methodist Church, 25 Broadway(Route110), Amityville, NY.  The church is at the southmost end of Route 110 near Merrick Road (Montauk Highway), and is affectionately known as the last church on the left.  The evening’s performers include Mark Yodice; Ken “The Rocket” Korb and Lora Kendal; Jeff Curtis; Rich Stein’s “The Counterclockwise Ensemble” and “Easy Anthems.”  The night of music and dinner is available for a $25.00 donation. The doors open at 4 p.m. for dinner.  The music begins at 5 p.m.  Updated information about the event can be found at www.PeaceSmiths.org.  PeaceSmiths can be contacted at peacesmiths@yahoo.com or (631) 798-0778.

Live and Learn

  • Slow Food Huntington On Labor Day, September 7th, Slow Food Huntington and Starflower Experiences are hosting a community Eat-In (picnic) as part of Slow Food USA’s campaign calling for better school food. The campaign is called Time For Lunch and is part of a nation-wide day of action- over 250 eat-ins have been scheduled, so far, across the country. The Eat-In is going to take place at Manor Farm in Huntington (210 Manor Rd., Huntington) from noon till 4. We would be really pleased if you would join us. The event is free and open to all.  There is more information about the Time for Lunch campaign at www.slowfoodusa.org/ timeforlunch. If you could take a moment to sign the on-line Time For Lunch petition it will make the call for better food in schools more powerful.
  • Action Long Island New Technologies in Transportation – Friday September 25th.  Hofstra University Student Center Theater. Info www.actionlongisland.org/25.html
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension – October 3 and 4  11:00 am – 5:00 pm PumpkinFest Celebrate fall by joining us for our annual PumpkinFest! Admission includes a pumpkin, wagon ride, crafts, music, corn maze, children’s entertainment, and much more.  Food and crafts. All Ages. Suffolk County Farm, Yaphank $10 631.852.4600
  • Stony Brook University “Our Environment” Speakers Series –  During the academic year there is a series of lectures once a month considering environmental concerns on Long Island and in the New York Metropolitan area.  This fall the first event on Sunday September 13 is: Bicycling as a Form of Transportation Gilbert N. Hanson Distinguished Service Professor Department of Geosciences Stony Brook University 7:00 PM Sunday September 13, 2009 Lecture Hall 001 Earth and Space Sciences (ESS) Building, Stony Brook University www.geo.sunysb.edu/our-environment/ Admission is Free and Everyone is invited. Free refreshments after the presentation
  • NYIT Sustainable Building Advisor Certificate Program Information Session. If you want to: Improve your skills in a rapidly growing field, Gain an understanding of current sustainability performance standards, Complete a course that is recognized by the US Green Building Council as an Education Provider at the Mastery 400 level and is approved by the AIA for 100 learning units.  Come join us for an Information Session on Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at 6:30PM  at  NYIT – 16 West 61st Street – 11th floor conference room.  Speaking will be the course’s lead instructor, Pete Caradonna of Peter Caradonna Architecture and Planning.  To reserve your spot for the session, please call Jannette Knowles at 516-686-7490 or Lilyan Robbins at 516-686-7855.
  • North Shore Land Alliance “Walks in the Woods”

    • September 13, noon Come explore the fields and forest of Red Cote Preserve (the Pulling/Cutting/Schwab property) in Oyster Bay Cove with naturalist Dan Kriesberg.
    • October 10, 1 p.m. Long Island Mycological Club’s Joel Horman will lead a hunt for mushrooms at Fox Hollow Preserve in Oyster Bay Cove.
    • November 1, 1 p.m. Explore the wonderful woodlands at Roosevelt Preserve in Roosevelt with North Shore Land Alliance’s Jane Jackson.
      • Space is limited; registration is recommended. To register and for directions please contact North Shore Land Alliance at (516) 626- 0908 or andrea@northshorelandalliance.org

  • LONG ISLAND SOUND MEDITATION All environmental issues are symptoms of a far deeper issue – human separation from the rest of nature.  Renew your spiritual relationship with LI Sound to find inner peace.  A shamanic-based meditation.  Older children welcome.  Peter Maniscalco guides.  Summer Sundays through Labor Day weekend.  Meet: 10:30 am, Shoreham Beach parking lot,  N. Country Rd., Shoreham.  Info: 631.874.4104.
  • Renewable Energy Long Island (RELI) Free public seminar on Renewable Energy, Riverhead Sept 30th. www.renewableenergylongisland.org for more info
  • Green Living Seminars – Starflower Experiences Speakers on a variety of ‘green living’ topics at the Melville Library on the 2nd Thursday (except July & August) 7-9 pm 516-938-6152 Email:info@starflowerexperiences.org www.starflowerexperiences.org

  • Discovering a Sense of Place Discussion Course Starflower Experiences 516-938-6152 info@starflowerexperiences.org This 8 session course will meet Tuesday evenings at Manor Farm. The purpose of the Discovering a Sense of Place course is:  to understand the meaning of a bioregional perspective, and what it would mean to develop one, to consider the benefits of consciously developing an intimate relationship with your place, and to explore what it might mean to protect the place where you live. Starts October 6 Download a registration flyer at www.starflowerexperiences.org.  More info at  www.nwei.org

  • Permaculture Design Course – Starflower Experiences 516-938-6152 info@starflowerexperiences.org Permaculture design is a comprehensive set of principles and theories regarding sustainability.  This is an internationally recognized certification program which, upon successful completion of the course, the student is now enabled to teach and practice permaculture design. Download registration form www.starflowerexperiences.org

  • Stony Brook Advanced Energy Center Annual Conference If you are in any way involved in the search for innovative solutions to the world’s energy needs, then Advanced Energy 2009 is the one conference you cannot afford to miss. On November 18 & 19 the energy world will be focused on the Hyatt Regency Long Island hotel in Hauppauge, New York. Mark the dates on your calendar today! For info or to register Kathleen Ferrell at kferrell@notes.cc.sunysb.edu,  or by telephone at  (631) 632-4625.

Long Island Environmental Groups

  • Peconic Baykeeper You are cordially invited to attend the 2009 Lobster Bash to benefit Peconic Baykeeper’s clean water programs The Lobster Inn 162 Inlet Road, Southampton, NY 11968  Saturday, October 17, 20096:00 – 10:00 p.m. $100 per person includes local beer & wine, plentiful Hors d’Oeuvres, and The Lobster Inn’s famous “SPLAT” dinner.  Please R.S.V.P. by Friday, October 9, 2009  For inquiries, please contact Peconic Baykeeper at (631) 653-4804
  • New York League of Conservation Voters’ Long Island Chapter is excited to invite you to the Nassau County environmental celebration of the year: Champions for a Greener Nassau Cocktail Party, Thursday, October 1, 2009 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The Oak Room at Bethpage Black Bethpage State Park Farmingdale, NY  Please click  to reserve your tickets or sponsorship, or contact Hilary Wilkes at (212) 361-6350 ext. 204 to make a reservation over the phone.

  • Babylon Green Party On Wednesday, September 2, 2009 at 7pm, the Babylon Green Party Gathering will feature folk legend Bob Westcott who has been called the “real deal”, and for good reason: Westcott has been performing his elegant finger style guitar work for over 30 years.   The event will be held at Pisces Café, 14A Railroad Avenue, Babylon, NY (631-321-1231)http://www.piscescafe.netCome hungry! For directions to the Babylon Green Party Gathering, call 631-422-4702 or emailian.wilder@yahoo.comChildren are welcome. All gatherings are free of charge, and open to the public. http://www.BabylonGreens.org
  • Coastal Research and Education Society of Long Island 2009 CRESLI and the Viking Fleet will return to leading local whale watching excursions, in addition to the offshore trips.  Local trips will leave from the dock at 9:30 AM – returning at around 3:30 PM, on Sundays, Mondays, and Tuesdays throughout the summer, starting July 5, 2009.  The cost, part of which will go to CRESLI, will be approximately $49 per adult and $19 per child 5-  12 .We hope to  encounter fin, minke, humpback, sei, and right whales;  common, white-sided, dolphins, pilot whales, and thousands of pelagic birds.  Please join us on our return to local whale watching after 7 years.  Keep checking our website (http://cresli.org) for updates.  Whale watching reservations will be made via the Viking Fleet website at http://vikingfleet.com shortly.
  • Group for the East EndPrivate Concert by Rock Legend JOHN FOGERTY With Bayou Country BBQ & Open Bar September 6, 2009 5:30 p.m. To purchase tickets, please go to  http://www.eastendenvironment.org/tickets.aspx or call (631) 765-6450, ext. 215 or 216.
  • EECO Farm Win a John Deere Mower/Tractor!  Raffle tickets only $20  Three for $50.  Tickets sold at EECO Farm Stand 55 Long Lane, East Hampton &  Balsam Farm Stand Town Lane, Amagansett. All proceeds will support EECO Farm Drawing on Saturday, September 5 at EECO Farm’s Pot Luck Picnic 6 PM
  • Peconic Land Trust Bridge Gardens – Join us for Friday Evening special events – www.peconic.landtrust.org
  • Peconic Land Trust For more events go to http://peconiclandtrust.org/events.html
  • Rangers of the Earth Program Day- Starflower Experiences 516-938-6152 info@starflowerexperiences.org – Rangers of the Earth helps upper elementary learners understand basic ecological processes, develop positive feelings about being in the natural world, and use their new understandings and feelings to change their own environmental habits.  This full-day session will provide an overview of the program, give you a chance to experience some of the activities (both indoor and outdoor), and help you find out how your group can participate in the program. This workshop is for classroom teachers, outdoor leaders, those who care for wild places, and others interested in seeing a model earth education program. November 15, 2009  8:30 am – 5:00 pm Sweet Hollow Hall, West Hills County Park. Download or request registration flyer  www.starflowerexperiences.org
  • Earth Education Workshop – Starflower Experiences:516-938-6152 info@starflowerexperiences.org Join us for a full day of stimulating sessions and demonstration activities introducing earth education. Earth education programs help learners understand basic ecological processes, develop positive feelings about the natural world, and use their new understandings and feelings to begin making change in their own environmental habits.  November 14, 2009 8:30 – 5:00 at Sweet Hollow Hall, West Hills County Park, Melville.  Download or request registration flyer www.starflowerexperiences.org
  • LI Naturally environmental fair Starflower Experiences 516-938-6152 info@starflowerexperiences.org This is our annual environmental fair to be held at Manor Farm in Huntington.September 26, 2009 10 am – 4 pm Just come – no signup required. www.starflowerexperiences.org


  • DONATE USED BIKES NOVEMBER 7 & 8, 2009. 9:00 a.m. – 4:00p.m. at The Wheatley School 11 Bacon Road, Old Westbury, NY.  Bikes will be shipped to Ghana, West Africa to be used as socially, economically, and environmentally appropriate and sustainable transportation technology, helping people break the poverty cycle, providing access to school, work, health care, and market places.  In collaboration with The Village Bike Project.org, we have already sent nearly 2000 bikes to Ghana!  Re-Cycle your cycles and help The Wheatley Afri-Bike Coalition change more lives in rural West Africa.  And please help us spread the word by posting this info at your local bike shop, house of worship, community center, etc. For more info and other drop off locations in Nassau and Western Suffolk, please contact Steve Finkeklstein at (H) 516-334-2375,  (W- school year) 516-333-7143 or earthfink@aol.com and check the school website this fall at ewsdonline.org.

Long Island Green Businesses

  • LI Alliance for Small Business Kickoff Meeting – Wednesday September 23rd.  5 PM.  Smithtown Sheraton.  Info 631-231-1100

  • Built Well Solar Group Save money and save the planet…Long Islanders are invited to learn how a solar-electric system, the attractive “skylight-look” solar hot water system, and a solar pool heating system can cut utility bills. Topics include affordability, new stimulus plan incentives, how systems work, net metering for homes (and now for businesses), paybacks to you and the planet. Thursdays, Sept. 17, Oct. 15, and Nov. 12 7:30 p.m .LOCATION: The Electrical Training Center, 65 Elm Street , Copiague, NY 11726.

  • THN Group The Hispanic Network will be hosting its Inaugural “Back to Business” Mix & Mingle on Wed., Sept. 16th from 6pm to 9pm at the Long Island Hilton in Melville on Rte. 110.

  • HIA Environmental &  Energy Seminars & Expo Several “green” seminars & exhibition hall with several “green” technologies October 23, 2009  8 AM – 4 PM  www.hia-li.org 631.543.5355

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