Focus on Environment

Concerned Citizens of Montauk has announced a series of talks in its ongoing effort to engage with and educate the community about the environmental challenges facing the hamlet. 

The series will feature scientists, policy experts, and practitioners who are at the forefront of notable efforts. “Toxin Free Landscapes,” with Edwina Von Gal, founder of the Perfect Earth Project, is the first event in the series. It happens on June 23 at 12:30 p.m. at the Montauk Library. On July 17, Gordian Raacke of Renewable Energy Long Island will discuss energy conservation at 5:30 p.m. at Fort Pond House. 

“We are thrilled to kick off our new speaker series with two incredibly talented and knowledgeable presenters,” Laura Tooman, C.C.O.M.’s president, said in a statement. “It is our hope that through this new program we will continue to educate our neighbors and engage the community in C.C.O.M.’s efforts to protect the environment and keep Montauk Montauk.”