The GO Bike Buffalo Community Workshop is a place where volunteers and members can go and learn to repair and maintain their bicycles. They have complete refurbished bicycles for sale, along with a stock of used parts available to everyone. The shop also serves as a place to donate your used and / or unwanted bicycles. They are happy to provide you with a tax reciept for your donation.
A coalition of Western New York municipalities and organizations in Erie, Niagara, Allegany, Chautauqua, and Cattaraugus counties has received funding from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to create a regional sustainability plan as part of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Cleaner, Greener Communities Program. The Western New York Regional Sustainability Planning process is underway and community input is needed to help shape our region’s economic and environmental future.
The Cleaner, Greener Communities Program promotes smarter growth practices by funding sustainability planning at the regional level. Regional planning teams can partner with state and federal agencies, municipalities, non-profit organizations, private businesses and residents to break down barriers and develop a sustainability plan that reflects their area’s needs. This partnering helps to create more integrated, sustainable solutions and accelerate investment and actual development.
When completed, the Western New York Regional Sustainability Plan will:
Planning teams are looking for ideas from community members and input from experts across a wide range of fields. Please plan on attending a public workshop and sharing your ideas to help shape the Western New York Regional Sustainability Plan. The following workshops are scheduled:
Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 6-8 p.m.
Millennium Hotel Grand Ballroom
2040 Walden Ave., Buffalo, NY 14225
Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 6-8 p.m.
Ramada Jamestown Hotel
150 West Fourth St., Jamestown, NY 14701
Thursday, July 26, 2012, 6-8 p.m.
9302 Jackson Hill Rd., Cuba, NY 14727
Turn your love for the outdoors into rewarding action. Assist with stewardship projects to help maintain and improve ecosystems and trails throughout the preserve. A variety of projects ensures there is something for almost every age and ability. Refreshments provided.
Registration required by calling 716-683-5959 to sign up.