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2016 Eastern NY Chapter Air & Waste Management Association (15th Annual) Earth Day Grant Program Summary

School Name


Project Name


Arlington High School


Students “Daylighting” Schools using Data from Light Meters


Averill Park High School

Averill Park

Regional Acid Rain Analysis Study


Capital Region BOCES, Rotterdam Academy I

Rotterdam Jct.
Students and Gardens Growing Together


Castleton Elementary School


Observation Bee Hive at Castleton Elementary


Cerebral Palsy of Ulster County

Lake Katrine

Life cycles in our world


Coxsackie- Athens Elementary School


Mobile Aqua Lab Outreach Carts


Forest Park  Elementary School


Milk Carton Recycling Brigade


Gloversville Middle School


Growing Up Outdoors­ Experiments in Gardening


Knickerbacker Middle School


Knights Kale Garden Expands at KMS


Malone Middle School MaloneGoing Green with Hydroponics $750.00

McNulty Academy for International Studies

Amsterdam Seed to Salad to Soil: Inspiring Environmental Stewardship & Waste Reduction


Niskayuna High School

Niskayuna Long-Term Stream Monitoring of Alplaus Kill


North Country School and Camp Treetops

Lake Placid
Egg Mobiles: An Educational Tool for Pasture Management


Pinewood Elementary School


Energy Efficient House Project


Poughkeepsie High School


The Fallkill Creek Classroom


Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Middle School


PBL in Your Schoolyard: Native Plants & Grass roots Involvement - Working Towards Solutions


Shaker High School


Bring Back the Pollinators!


Shaker Road Elementary School

Colonie Take the Shaker Road to STEM 2016


St. Denis-St. Columba School

Hopewell Jct.

From Dirt to Dirt Composting Project


St. Mary's School


We are All Connected (STEM Project)


The Storm King School

Cornwall on Hudson

Wind Turbine Design and Analysis


Total Amount Funded


Total Grant Applications Received = 48,    Total Grant Amount Requested = $31,933

Sources of Funding for 2016 Grant Program (Earth Day Sponsors):

Platinum Level ($1,000+)

Gold Level ($500-$999)

Bronze Level ($50-$249)

Eastern New York AWMA Chapter

Foundation for Engineering Education ($3,000)

O’Brien & Gere

Dina Ayers

Mark & Margaret Corey

Daniel Lang

Steven Myers

Andrea Simmons

Silver Level ($250-$499)

C.T. Male Associates


David Roecker


As part of our fundraising efforts for the 2016 Grant Program, proceeds from the 4th Annual Peter B. Desrochers Memorial Golf Tournament held September 25, 2015 (±$5,600) included sponsorships from ARCADIS, Security Integrations, Pace Analytical, C.T. Male Associates, Barton & Loguidice, D.P.C., CB&I, MJ Engineering & Land Surveying, P.C., Parratt Wolff Inc., Alpha Analytical, Inc., CDM Smith Inc., Covanta Energy, CHANGE, Norlite/Tradebe Environmental Services, LLC, Phillips Lytle LLP, Spectra Environmental Group, Inc., Young/Sommer LLC, Zebra Environmental, John Carson, Bob Duff, Steven Myers and David Roecker.

2016 Education Committee Members

Rod Aldrich, Sterling Environmental Engineering, P.C.
Dina Ayers, ALS Environmental
Joe Farron, C.T. Male Associates
Cris Hine, O’Brien & Gere
Dan Lang, ARCADIS U.S., Inc. (Chairperson)
Georgie Lussier, Foit-Albert Associates
Thomas Puchner, Phillips Lytle LLP

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