The Lake Friendly Living Coalition of the Finger Lakes is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Lake Friendly Living Awareness Month, this year highlighting watershed resiliency.
The May educational sessions is a mix of online and in-person formats and are free and open to the public with pre-registration. The series features climate resiliency; home, garden, and shoreline practices; rain garden and rain barrel workshops; invasive species threats; citizen science; and more.
The series will kick off tonight, May 2nd at 7 PM with Fred Stoss of the SUNY University of Buffalo Science and Engineering Center. His session will be on “Climate Resiliency and What it Means for the Finger Lakes.”
"As a rapidly changing environment increases threats to our waters, working together throughout the Finger Lakes to empower our communities to better protect our natural resources through resiliency is imperative," said Margie Creamer, President of the Finger Lakes Regional Watershed Alliance (FLRWA). "We at the Alliance are a proud supporter of the Lake Friendly Living initiative and are looking forward to some exceptional educational opportunities being offered throughout May."
The Lake Friendly Living Coalition of the Finger Lakes is an alliance among nine lake associations dedicated to preserving drinking water, economic vitality, and recreational resources. The Coalition works together to inform constituents about the issues that impact the Finger Lakes and encourage action to make positive change. The Coalition represents Canandaigua, Cayuga, Conesus, Honeoye, Keuka, Otisco, Owasco, Seneca, and Skaneateles Lakes.