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Westchester Federated Conservationists Honor Three At Anniversary Gala

Bedford 2020 receives an award from the Federated Conservationists of Westchester County.
Bedford 2020 receives an award from the Federated Conservationists of Westchester County. Photo Credit: Submitted
Cynthia Rosenzweig received an award for her work in climate change at the Federated Conservationists of Westchester County's 50th anniversary gala.
Cynthia Rosenzweig received an award for her work in climate change at the Federated Conservationists of Westchester County's 50th anniversary gala. Photo Credit: Submitted
Pace Law School was awarded by The Federated Conservationists of Westchester County at its 50th anniversary gala.
Pace Law School was awarded by The Federated Conservationists of Westchester County at its 50th anniversary gala. Photo Credit: Submitted

SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. – The Federated Conservationists of Westchester County (FCWC) honored one individual and two institutions at its recent 50th anniversary gala.

  • Pace Law School was honored for its pioneering environmental law program it started in1980. In the next 35 years, it became one of the premier environmental law programs in the world consistently ranked among the top four programs in the country.
  • Bedford 2020 is a non-profit organization leading a grassroots effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 20 percent by the year 2020 in the town of Bedford.
  • Cynthia Rosenzweig is a senior research scientist at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies where she heads the Climate Impacts Group. She is a professor at Barnard College, and a Senior Research Scientist at the Earth Institute at Columbia University the co-chair of the New York City Panel on Climate Change.

The night was made possible through the support of Nortrud Spero, Friends of Westchester County Parks, AKRF, Divney, Tung and Schwalbe, Green Home Consulting, LLC and Sprague Operating Resources LLC, and Renaissance Power and Gas.

FCWC is a county wide non-profit coalition of individual and organizational members working to make the County’s environment more sustainable.

For more information visit FCWC’s website at www.fcwc.org or contact Alicia Molloy, program director at 914-422-4053 or Carolyn Cunningham, FCWC board member at 914-835-1988.

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