Tag: Environment

 Rethinking Plastics Update

Join Rethinking Plastic and Sarasota County Student Environmental Alliance (SCSEA) for an informational evening regarding the recycling (or lack of) in the Sarasota County School system and what the students are doing about it. Hear about Coral Gables and how their City Commission voted unanimously, to appeal a recent Third District Court of Appeal decision, slapping down…

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Discussion of The Green New Deal

New College Professor Mark Paul will help us understand the policies that are part of The Green New Deal. Mark Paul is a political economist working in the areas of inequality, environmental economics, and applied microeconomics. His research is focused on understanding the causes and consequences of inequality and assessing and designing remedies to address…

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ECSCD South County Environmental Focus Group Meeting

Please RSVP to event at https://www.mobilize.us/sarasotacountydec/event/108117/ Lynn Nilssen will be the guest speaker a give a presentation on the Sierra Club’s Ready for 100 national campaign, aimed at leveraging the power of cities to catalyze a transition toward renewable energy. Sarasota was the second city in the state to commit to 100% clean energy in 2017…

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Dangerous Dust Issue Near Booker High School

Please attend this VERY IMPORTANT meeting to help protect our school children and others. RSVP HERE The Newtown Health Disparities and Environmental Collaborators are presenting a meeting to make the public aware of the egregious issue of dangerous dust affecting the Booker High School and the surrounding area. The Democratic Environmental Caucus is assisting with…

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Olivia Babis Campaign Kick-Off Party

You are cordially invited to meet Olivia and her team as they work to flip the State Senate District 23 seat! On June 22nd we will know whether or not Olivia will face a primary challenger- and we invite you to join us for the big reveal! Enjoy food and beverage, meet the candidate, share…

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LWV Sarasota County – Conservation Issues

  At the League of Women Voters of Sarasota County Hot Topic luncheon, Christine Johnson from the Conservation Foundation will present “Conservation Community.” Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast saves land, forever, protecting those special natural lands that make this region extraordinary. Working with landowners, businesses, and government, Conservation Foundation protects the character and natural…

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Margaret Good Campaign: Vote by Mail Phone-A-Thon

  The Margaret Good campaign needs ALL HANDS ON DECK to call our Vote by Mail enrollees and remind them to return the ballots with a vote for Margaret. Vote by Mail ballots are anticipated to make up over half of all votes cast in this special election, so this is GET OUT THE VOTE…

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Organizational Meeting Democratic Environmental Caucus of Sarasota County

  If you have a passion for protecting our fragile environment and want to help elect Democrats who endorse suitable action on environmental issues then you should attend this meeting and become a member of the new Democratic Environmental Caucus of Sarasota County! Officers will be elected and other caucus decisions will be made by our founding…

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Formation of Democratic Environmental Caucus of Sarasota County

VP of Operations, Bill Bucolo from the Democratic Environmental Caucus of Florida will join us at SCDP Headquarters to kick off our own Sarasota County Caucus. If you have a passion for protecting our fragile environment and want to help elect Democrats who endorse suitable action on environmental issues then please join us.  Bill will share…

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For Immediate Release – Sarasota County Democrats support efforts to protect wildlife sanctuary at Celery Fields

  The Sarasota County Democratic Party joins local environmental efforts and members of the community in opposition to the rezoning or sale of public lands near Celery Fields in Sarasota County. We do so for the following reasons: The Celery Fields is an internationally recognized bird preserve and wildlife habitat. Among the top reasons people…

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SARASOTA COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY RESOLUTION ON CELERY FIELDS LAND SALES

SARASOTA COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY RESOLUTION ON CELERY FIELDS LAND SALES   Whereas the Celery Fields is an internationally recognized bird sanctuary and wildlife habitat located on Palmer Road due east of Apex Road in Sarasota County, Whereas the Audubon Society has constructed a popular visitors’ center on Celery Fields grounds attracting tens of thousands of…

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