Oct 29, 2011

Onondaga Lake Watershed Community Forum


Free and open to the public!
Please join us for an important discussion about current progress and future opportunities for the Onondaga Lake watershed.
Tuesday, November 29
Rosamond Gifford Zoo (1 Conservation Place, Syracuse)
5:00-6:00pm | Open house with refreshments
6:00-8:30pm | Presentations & roundtable discussions
The Forum will feature presentations from key governmental agencies about current clean-up progress followed by roundtable discussions regarding the future of Onondaga lake.

Oct 18, 2011

Learn More About Project 50!

In celebration of Save the Rain's "Project 50," Onondaga County will be hosting a reception where community members can learn more about what has been accomplished this year! Additionally, before the reception, Save the Rain will host a bus tour of green infrastructure projects around Syracuse. Details for both events are listed below - we look forward to seeing you there!

Save the Rain Bus Tour
Starts at Syracuse Center of Excellence
727 E. Washington Street
Nov. 16 | 2:00 - 5:00 PM
Registration: $12

Join us for a bus tour of green roofs, permeable pavement installations, bioswales, rain gardens, basketball courts, and many other Save the Rain projects. Projects include private, public and collaborative installations in Syracuse, NY. The tour will be led by Matt Marko of CH2M Hill. Registration is $12 and includes a light snack. To register, visit http://efc.syracusecoe.org/efc/events.html?skuvar=32#Project%20Tour

For more information on Save the Rain, visit http://www.savetherain.us/. For more information on the bus tour, e-mail Carissa at cmatthews@syracusecoe.org.

Save the Rain Project 50 Reception and Celebration
The Palace Theater
2384 James Street
Nov. 16 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

You helped Save the Rain - now help us celebrate!

As part of this community-wide celebration, come and hear updates from Onondaga County's Save the Rain program, learn about the accomplishments of Project 50, and meet project partners. The Palace Theater will provide complimentary hors D'ouerves, and wine and beer will be available for purchase. The event is free and open to the public - just please RSVP here.