In case you missed it, here is a recap of a fine tour led by the University at Albany Facilities and Campus Planning Staff.
Dyson Foundation Mini-Grants
The Dyson Foundation Mini-Grant Program funds Mid-Hudson Valley nonprofit organizations to improve their internal operations, programs, administration, and management. Mini-grants enable nonprofit board, staff, and volunteer leaders to develop new skills by providing organizations with funds to hire consultants to lead specific capacity building activities. Organizations can also apply for mini-grants to defray the cost of conferences, seminars, and other training opportunities for staff and board.
Parks & Trails New York is currently accepting applications for two job openings and one paid internship opportunity.
The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor is currently looking for a new Director of Communications and Outreach and a Program Manager. Continue reading
Does your community want greener, more equitable, and more vibrant neighborhoods? Is your community interested in increasing resilience in the face of extreme weather events? Are there significant projects on the horizon that your community wants to make sustainable?
Global Green is now accepting applications for no-cost technical assistance that can help communities achieve these goals. The assistance uses Global Green’s sustainable neighborhood assessment tool, which is based on the LEED for Neighborhood Development standard, a nationally recognized method for creating neighborhoods that are walkable, bikeable, resource-efficient, and equitable. This free assistance is being provided under a grant to Global Green from EPA’s Office of Sustainable Communities’ Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities Program.
Eligible applicants are local and tribal governments. The deadline for applications is July 17, 2015, at midnight PST.
For more information and the application form, visit http://www.globalgreen.org/press/gxocudahx8g29noqxp3knsalyr3hlc.
Under 787 ramps in Albany’s South End
Two Public Workshops on 787 will be held on June 24th and June 30th. On June 24th the meeting will be from 4 – 7:30 p.m. at the Albany Public Library Auditorium (Washington Avenue Branch) and on June 30th from 5 – 7:30 p.m.at the Watervliet Senior Citizens Center. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about the study through exhibits of study area maps and presentations along with ongoing opportunities for input through interactive stations. The presentations will be given at 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on June 24th and at5:30 p.m. on June 30th.
If you have any questions, or are unable to attend but wish to provide input, please contact Sandy Misiewicz, AICP, Senior Transportation Planner II, by phone (518) 458-2161 or email email@example.com. Visit the project website at www.787waterfrontstudy.blogspot.com.
The National Park Service helps communities create close-to-home recreation opportunities. Their Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance program is accepting applications through August 1 for help with a wide range of community-led projects.
The live, free Center for Watershed Protection webcast titled, “Multi-Sector & Industrial Stormwater Permits ” will be held next Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 1pm to 2:30pm, at the Town of Colonie, Public Operations Center, 347 Old Niskayuna Road, Latham, NY. If you’d like to attend, please e-mail or call to reserve a seat: firstname.lastname@example.org or 447-5645. This is open to the public! Need more info? See the flyer.
This event is being organized by the Stormwater Coalition of Albany County.
Parks & Trails New York is seeking an Arthur V. Savage Intern for the 2015-2016 academic year. The Arthur V. Savage Internship Program offers an opportunity for undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates to work in Albany with the Parks & Trails New York staff to shape environmentally intelligent policies, organize grassroots constituents and provide stewardship for parks, trails, and other outdoor recreational facilities.
Marketing Plans for Municipal Growth will be presented by the Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress Fellows and followed by a reaction panel of elected officials
June 23, 2015 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
For more information and a registration form visit http://pattern-for-progress.org/events-0