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No Mow May – Let Your Lawn Go Wild!

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Are you looking for a way to bring more life to your yard this spring? Look no further than No Mow May! This movement encourages homeowners to let their lawns go wild for the entire month of May. By skipping your regular mowing routine, you can give native plants and pollinators a chance to […]

Urban and Community Forestry in the Town of Brighton

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

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

Christmas Tree Recycling 2021-2022

Monroe County Christmas Tree Recycling Programs 2019-2020

Christmas Tree Recycling

Buckland Park New Trail Tree Planting

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ColorBrightonGreen has donated trees as part of the Buckland Park upgrade. Several community members including George Smith planted trees along the new trail.

The new trail is open! The Parks Dept has completed chipping and rolling, and the orange cones and “town personnel only” signs have been removed. We saw and spoke to a few […]

NY Youth Climate Leaders: The Fossil Fuel Divestment Act

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The NY Youth Climate Leaders have been advocating for the Fossil Fuel Divestment Act. The NY Youth Climate Leaders is a policy-driven coalition of youth organizations from across New York State, that coordinates and empowers youth to advocate for comprehensive, equitable, and effective climate solutions. The Fossil Fuel Divestment Act is a piece of state […]

Collecting Home-Sewn Masks at the Brighton Farmer’s Market

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ColorBrightonGreen will be collecting home-sewn masks each Sunday from 9-1 at the Brighton Farmer’s Market. A dropoff box will be located on the main market information table. Cloth masks last longer and are washable. This keeps masks out of the waste stream and minimizes the likelihood they would be discarded randomly as litter. From the […]

Education Series: Remarkable Raptors – Video


Presented by Daena Ford, President of Braddock Bay Raptor Research. This program introduces you to some of our local species of birds of prey, and why Braddock Bay is such an important area for these birds and other wildlife. Find out what Braddock Bay Raptor Research does to monitor raptor populations, and what you can […]