NYS Takes Steps to protect Pollinators

Today, the New York State Assembly, led by Environmental Conservation Committee Chair Steve Englebright, passed The Birds and Bees Protection Act which would place a ban on neonic-treated corn and soybean seeds, which represent 73% of the neonics used in NYS agriculture bill. This bill bans the use of seeds coated with toxic insecticides called neonicotinoids or “neonics” and prohibits neonic use for ornamental and turf applications. In order for this bill to become law, it now needs to pass in the Senate before it can go to the Governor’s desk for her signature. We need your continued support to get this billl to the Governor’s desk. Please keep sending emails, calling your legislators, and organizing in your communities to promote the bill.

Read the bill passed in Assembly and now pending in our State Senate.

https://legislation.nysenate.gov/pdf/bills/2021/A7429A

https://legislation.nysenate.gov/pdf/bills/2019/S5816

New Workshops: Practice Sustainable Living, Saturday – April 2nd, 2022

Put your boots on and get your feet muddy with two hands-on/feet-on sessions on how to put sustainable methods into practice in your own backyard!

Morning Session (9:30 A.M.–12 P.M.):

  • Home Composting and Soil Health

Afternoon Session (1:30 P.M.-4:00 P.M.):

  • Rainwater Catchment and Water Conservation

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New Workshops: Practice Sustainable Living, Saturday – March 19, 2022

Put your boots on and get your feet muddy with two hands-on/feet-on sessions on how to put sustainable methods into practice in your own backyard!

Morning Session (9:30 A.M.–12 P.M.):

  • Growing Mushrooms in Your Backyard

Afternoon Session (1:30 P.M.-4:00 P.M.):

  • Growing Vegetables from Seeds to Harvest

Download our PDF flyer to learn more:

Register for the workshops on our Square Site:

Orange Environment, Inc. Workshops and Seminars