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Tompkins Community Recovery Fund Grant to Support Mobile Home Pilot Project

May 8, 2023 - 2:36 pm

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Contact: Holly Hutchinson, Project Coordinator, 607-272-1720, 50 low-to-moderate income mobile home owners in Tompkins County will receive support to upgrade their homes with high efficiency heat pumps as part of a Sustainable Finger Lakes pilot program funded by a Tompkins Community Recovery Fund grant. Location: Tompkins County, New York Affordable housing and an equitable transition to […]

Our Signs of Sustainability Article in Tompkins Weekly!

February 27, 2023 - 3:16 pm

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Check out Sustainable Finger Lakes’ Signs of Sustainability article in Tompkins Weekly, which discusses how the Finger Lakes Climate Fund, our LMI rental project, and our upcoming mobile home project will contribute to New York’s climate goals: resilience-with-a-little-help-from-our-friends/

Check Us Out on Tompkins Weekly!

February 21, 2023 - 4:30 pm

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We made it to the home page of Tompkins Weekly – take a look at the article about our heat pump pilot!

Sustainable Finger Lakes Awarded State Funding for Heat Pump Pilot In Low-Income Rentals

January 9, 2023 - 11:50 am

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(Ithaca, NY) Ithaca’s Green New Deal just got an extra boost toward its climate goals. Sustainable Finger Lakes has been awarded a performance-based grant through the Innovative Market Strategies program at the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to support the installation of high-efficiency heat pumps in 100 lower-income rental units in the City and Town […]

Land Use and Renewables Webinar Video and Slides Available

October 7, 2022 - 12:49 pm

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Our September 28 Finger Lakes Forecast webinar on Land Use and Renewables attracted a large audience of 116 registrants from across upstate NY to learn about the process in NYS for siting various sizes of solar arrays, using transportation rights-of-way, brownfields, and marginal lands to host solar, and agrivoltaics – the potential to combine crop […]

Finger Lakes Forecast webinars resume September 28

September 12, 2022 - 1:17 pm

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Every day around the world escalating climate disruption is taking lives, property and economic stability from communities. It will get much worse if we don’t reduce emissions by transitioning to cleaner sources of power. But where should we put the solar and wind farms we are going to need? NYS has set a goal of providing 100% of our electrical […]

“Getting Climate Action Right”

May 10, 2022 - 9:10 am

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by Osamu Tsuda, member of Sustainable Tompkins Board of Directors Climate Change – we hear about it a lot these days. Whether it is your neighbor talking about how the weather has become more extreme over the past decade or news reports about how we need to pass climate policy to avoid catastrophic disasters, the […]

May 25 at Noon! “Finger Lakes Forecast: Reducing Flood Risks for Your Home”

May 5, 2022 - 4:58 pm

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Join us on May 25th at Noon for “Finger Lakes Forecast: Reducing Flood Risks for Your Home” to learn how the recent changes to FEMA’s flood maps will affect you and your home. Hear Scott Doyle, formerly of Tompkins County Planning & Sustainability, Sally Hoyt of Tompkins Insurance Agencies, and Alan Springett, hydrologist and flood […]

Register today for “Finger Lakes Forecast: Climate Disruption & Food Security” (April 27)

April 15, 2022 - 8:20 am

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Our new webinar series, Finger Lakes Forecast, focuses on how climate change will impact life in the Finger Lakes Region and what people can do for themselves and their communities to prepare. This webinar series is free and open to the public. The first of these webinars, Climate Disruption and Food Security, will take place at […]

Sustainable Tompkins Puts Sustainability on the Map

April 11, 2022 - 8:03 am

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The Sustainable Finger Lakes Map created by Sustainable Tompkins provides a visual interface for people interested in learning more about the regional sustainability movement. People are coming together across our region to relocalize the economy, make our systems of local governance more just and democratic, and protect our land, air, and water for future generations. The […]