Hook up in Rochester with a Sustainability Group

This week’s #STOTW


Cool Rochester (http://www.coolrochester.org/)

A non-profit group made up of Rochester citizens working to fight against climate change


Genesee River Watch (http://geneseeriverwatch.org/)

A local group working to restore the Genesee Water Basin to proper, healthy water quality


Rochester People’s Climate Coalition (RPCC) (http://www.rochesterclimateaction.org/)

A network of organizations that have come together in support of the implementation of effective climate solutions


Gandhi Earth Keepers (http://www.gandhiearthkeepers.org/)

A Rochester based “grassroots, people powered environmental justice organization based on the teachings of sacred ecology and the principles of Gandhian styled nonviolence”


Genesee Valley Chapter Adirondack Mountain Club (http://www.gvc-adk.org/)

A local chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club, contains a conservation committee that keeps current on issues like acid rain, state land acquisition, and local park planning


The Vision of Genesee Valley Audubon Society (GVAS) (http://www.gvaudubon.org/)

A group formed to educate and advocate for protection of the environment, with a focus on wildlife, birds, and habitats


The Finger Lakes Climate Fund (http://fingerlakesclimatefund.org/)

A group that works to promote the implementation of energy efficiency projects in the Finger Lakes region



Source – http://www.rochesterenvironment.com/EXTRA/enviromentalists.htm

Written by: Teddi Shapiro, Class of 2019