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Together We Can Reduce Local Greenhouse Gases!

The momentum for energy efficiency, environmental sustainability, and economic security is growing right here in the Town of Brighton, New York.

ColorBrightonGreen.org, a non-profit organization, supports business, municipal, school, and residential energy reduction measures in our town, in concert with climate protection efforts by other towns and cities across the country.

Through community education and simple, thoughtful actions, our goal is to reduce local greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Mushrooms Past, Present and Future – a presentation (11/21/2022) -

    Take a look into the world of mushrooms from the perspective of two high school science teachers. Together we will investigate the foundations of mycology in America as well as provide a basic introduction into mushroom life cycles and current applications.

    Slides: Mushrooms Past, Present and Future

    

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  • Urban and Community Forestry in the Town of Brighton (5/17/2022) -

    Join Color Brighton Green for this session about the motivation behind Brighton’s UCF program, and the Town Conservation Board’s role related to native tree-planting in neighborhoods, Arbor Day tree planting at Buckland Park, the Town Tree Survey, and tree-trimming and invasive species control in Town parks. Presented by Dr. George Smith from the Town of [...]

  • No Mow May 2022 (4/17/2022) -

    Please consider a friendly pledge to not mow your lawn during the month of May. A weed-free expanse of green has been the norm in the American neighborhood for far too long. Dandelions, clover, and wild onions are not signs of neglect! They are beacons for pollinators and enhance soil quality by breaking up clay [...]

  • Monroe County Christmas Tree Recycling Programs 2021-2022 (11/30/2021) - Christmas Tree Recycling 2021-2022

    

  • Monroe County Christmas Tree Recycling Programs 2019-2020 (11/29/2021) - Christmas Tree Recycling