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2019 Eastern NY Chapter Air & Waste Management Association (18th Annual) Earth Day Grant Program Summary

School Name


Project Name


Algonquin Middle School Averill Park Exploring Insect Ecosystems $750.00
Arlington High SchoolLaGrangeville
Measuring & Reducing Energy Use in Our Homes$599.97
Averill Park CSD (3 Schools) Various
Next Generation Science Kit (3 Elementary Schools) $750.00
Berlin Middle High School Cherry Plains
Gardening of the Fittest $544.00
Bradt Primary School Schenectady
Bradt "Green Team"
Coxsackie-Athens Elementary School
Coxsackie-Athens Aqua Lab
Jackson Heights Elementary School
Glens Falls
Jackson Heights Sprouts (Tower Garden)
Lake Pleasant Central School Speculator
Indoor Garden
Liberty High School Liberty
Let it Rain!
Maimonides Hebrew Day School Albany
WOW Discovery Learning Center
Maplebrook Academy High School Amenia
Weather Station
Mooers Elementary School Mooers
Sup-herb Classroom Garden
Niskayuna High School Niskayuna
The Incredible European Honeybee/Backyard Beekeeping
Northern Adirondack Elementary School Ellenburg Depot
Packaging Design
Oak Hill School Scotia
The Oak Hill Community Garden
Orchard View Alternative High School Hopewell Jct.
Testing Water Pollution in Local Water Sources
Orville A. Todd Middle School Poughkeepsie
Biodiversity on the Hudson River
Orville A. Todd Middle School Poughkeepsie Dehydration Education
Questar III-Rensselaer Educational Center Troy
Sustainability and "Menus for Change" in Food Service Program
Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Middle School Ravena
Composting and Community Garden for Middle School Science
Schoharie River Center at Country Classroom School Esperance
What is in our Watershed? A day of stream exploration &monitoring
Shaker Road Elementary SchoolColonie
Water, Tortoise and Ducklings. Oh! My!
St. Jude the Apostle School Wynantskill
Reducing Plastic Waste While Promoting Health
St. Mary's School Ticonderoga
It's a "Bee-utiful" World
Thomas O'Brien Academy of Science and Technology and Woodlawn Elementary School Albany and Schenectady
Replacing Trees that have been killed by the Invasive Emerald Ash Borer (EAB)
Ticonderoga High School Ticonderoga
Sentinel Growers

Total Amount Funded (26 Grants) = $17,452

Sources of Funding for 2019 Grant Program (Earth Day Sponsors):

Platinum Level ($1,000+)

Silver Level ($250-$999)

Bronze Level ($50-$249)

Eastern New York AWMA Chapter

Foundation for Engineering Education ($5,000)

Stewart's Shops Holiday Match

Dave Roecker

Sander Bonvell

Bob Duff

Cris Hine

Paul Rappleyea

Andrea Simmons


As part of our fundraising efforts for the 2019 Grant Program, proceeds from the 7th Annual Peter B. Desrochers Memorial Golf Tournament held September 21, 2018 included sponsorships from Adirondack Environmental Services, Inc.; ACV Enviro; Alpha Analytical; APTIM; Barton & Loguidice, D.P.C.; Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.; CHA Companies; Chemtech Consulting Group, Inc.; Con-Test Analytical Laboratory; Corbett Industrial Cleaning Services; Covanta Environmental Solutions; C.T. Male Associates; EDR; Environmental Risk Information Services; Eurofins Eaton Analytical, Inc.; Geotech Environmental Equipment, Inc.; Harris Beach, PLLC; Highground Industrial; Kubricky Construction Corp.; Nixon Peabody; O’Brien & Gere; Pace Analytical; Paradigm Environmental Services; Parratt Wolff, Inc.; TestAmerica; Trinity Consultants; Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP; Young/Sommer LLC; and Bob Duff.

2019 Education Committee Members

Rod Aldrich, Sterling Environmental Engineering, P.C.

Dina Ayers, ALS Environmental

Sander Bonvell, Earth View Environmental

Bob Duff, SUNY Polytechnic Institute

Joe Farron, C.T. Male Associates

Cris Hine, O’Brien & Gere

Dan Lang, NYSDOH (Chairperson)

Mona Larkin, AECOM

Tom Seguljic, HRP Associates

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