Mid-Atlantic Transition Hub Waterways Reskilling Gathering

Location:
SUNY New Paltz Lecture Center New Paltz, NY
Date: 
Saturday, November 23, 2013 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Registration: 
http://register.transitionmidatlantic.org/- $10 Admission, $54 Exhibit Space, Information: (646) 241-8386

 

 
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Mid-Atlantic Region #2

A Gathering for All Who Treasure Our Rivers, Tributaries, & Estuaries 

 

WATERWAYS RESKILLING
November  23, 10:00AM - 5:00PM
 
SUNY New Paltz Lecture Center

        MORNING PROGRAM
  Reconnecting with the River
            Press Release & Flyer

 

10:00 -10:30: Registration, Exhibit Tables, "Big Screens,"
              Barter Bar, and Interactive River Mural Open 
10:30 -12:30: Panel Discussion - Q & A
Paul Gallay          -Hudson Riverkeeper
Erik Andrus        -Founder, Vermont Sail Freight Project
Ann Loeding       -Empire State Maritime Alliance
Sarah Bower       -Windsor Machinery
Bill Sharp            -Transition, Centre, State College PA
Andrew Willner  -
Founder 

NY/NJ Baykeeper

12:30 -1:30 Lunch - SUNY New Paltz Eateries
1:30 Afternoon Program - 
(See below) Reskilling Instruction,   Workshops, Green College Forum, Barter Bar, 

Concert Finale

Information: 
(646) 241-8386, transitionmidatlantic.org
STUDENT Admission FREE with ID ~ $10 General 
Admission & refreshments ~ $54 Exhibit Space w/ Table

 

 Water is life. RIVERKEEPER ~ sail freight ~ ROBUST RIVER TOWNS ~ Estuaries

Watershed advocacy ~ FLOODWATER MANAGEMENT ~ Short shipping

BACK TO THE CARBON NEUTRAL FUTURE

HAND TOOLS ~ Nutritious fish ~ BAYKEEPER ~ HYDROPOWER 

Slow-tech is good. AQUAPONICS ~ Operating space for workboats to kayaks 

port rehabilitation ~ BOAT BUILDING ~ Climate Change Management


Esopus Spillway
Photo by Jim Peppler 
(below)

 AFTERNOON PROGRAM

 
                        Clearwater, 
Watershed Awareness: Planning and
                        Protection in the Hudson River Basin,

2:00-5:00  Films, Exhibit Tables, Barter Bar Open     

2:00-5:00  Boat Building & Hand Tools Reskilling

                         

Jim Kricker & friends, Rondoutwoodworking.com 

 

2:00-4:00  Workshops

                  Responding to Climate Change in New York 

State, 

                         

Mark Lowery, NYS, DEC

        Low Tech Future Fisheries, Scott Kellog, Executive 

               Director, the Radix Center, Albany

        Green Colleges Forum led by SUNY, Bard, and Hunter 
        Growers-2-Growers Working Group & Growers to Sail
               Freight Connection
        Boat-friendly Port-Dock-Pier Advocacy  &Revitalization
4:00 - 5:00 
Closing Remarks
              CONCERT
REGISTER: 
http://register.transitionmidatlantic.org/- $10 Admission refreshments,
                       $54 Exhibit Space, Information: (646) 241-8386
 Carbon Neutral Waterways Reading List #1
Photo by Jim Peppler
 
Rivers grew our towns & valley. CARGO SAIL ~ waterfront access
TRIBUTARIES ~ Estuarial management ~ WATER HIGHWAYS ~ Grower internships programs ~ FUTURE FISHERIES ~ Boat-friendly port & dock design & management ~ Growers -"Think & DO Tanks" ~ Waterfront environmentalism 
HISTORICAL VESSELS ~ labor-intensive is good ~ We are water.  

 

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