Governance & Communications

Meeting our goals is not possible unless community members like you take action! Here are some ways you can get more involved in the community and prepare for climate related emergencies

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Reducing energy consumption at home is great for the environment and your wallet. Here are some resources to help you save money and reduce your GHG emissions at home!

Schedule a FREE Home Energy Audit through MassSave
Visit to find out about tax incentives for saving energy at home
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Renewable Energy

Electrifying your home is one way to make sure you can take advantage of renewable energy sources. 

Learn more about Community Choice Aggreggation
See if your home is a good fit for solar
See if you qualify for up to $16,000 in heat pump incentives for your home!
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Land Use and Natural Systems

There are many ways you can get access to local, healthy food in Amherst. Here are some resources to get started. 

Shop at the Amherst Farmer's Market
Sign Up for a Space at the Community Gardens
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Transportation & Infrastructure

Between Electric Vehicles and Public Transit, traveling sustainably is a breeze. Here are some resources to get you started!

Make Your Next Vehicle Electric and Affordable
Get $$$ for Purchasing an EV
Clean Up Your Commute with Local Transportation
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