ELMIRA, NY (WENY) -- Environmental advocacy groups are planning to rally this weekend, increasing awareness of climate change.
On Saturday, several groups will make their way to Wisner Park calling on local officials and Governor Cuomo to take meaningful action addressing the issue.
The events are part of a greater worldwide day of protest.
The rally in the park starts at 12:00 p.m. and is open to the public.
There will also be a Flotilla for Climate event happening Saturday morning.
Kayaks and canoes will launch around 9:30 a.m. from Fitch's Bridge Boat Launch in Big Flats and finish at the Grove Street Boat Launch in Elmira.