Solar Array at the Hurstville Interpretive Center
– will help reduce operating costs for the Hurstville Center, thereby reducing county tax dollars used for the building
– provide a renewable energy source for the building, which meets our mission as a conservation agency
– educate visitors about renewable energy
Jackson County Conservation & Friends of Jackson County Conservation have teamed up to make this happen in 2021.
– Raise 1/2 the cost by Spring 2021
– Bid out the project February 2021
– Install solar array Summer 2021
– Estimated cost of $70,000 for a 70% offset
– Conservation Board will budget 1/2 in FY 2021-22
– Friends of JCC will offset the cost by raising 1/2
– Friends has already designated $10,000 through past fundraising activities, therefore setting a goal to raise $25,000 through private donations by Spring of 2021
– All donations are tax deductible
– Donations in the amount of $100 can have an engraved 4″x8″ brick and donations in the amount of $200 can have an engraved 8″x8″ brick. Bricks will be laid around an information kiosk adjacent to the solar array.
– Sponsor a Solar Panel for $500 to personally help offset 25,000 pounds of CO2 emissions. Solar Panel Donors will be recognized on a sign on the information kiosk adjacent to the solar array.
To make a larger donation please visit our website: https://www.mycountyparks.com/county/Jackson/Park/News/1458/Solar-Array-at-the-Hurstville-Interpretive-Center.aspx