Preserving NYSACC’s history for future generations is an important part of our mission. This website contains archival material from years past.
We are found in cities, towns, and villages across the State of New York. Find your regional conservation conservation or board here. Read More.
We bring together millions of people—government officials, environmentalists, students, and citizens—who share your dedication to preserving, protecting, and enhancing the natural and built environments in New York communities. Read More.
Simon Skolnik is the President of NYSACC and past chair (now member) of the Town of Bedford Conservation Board. Besides their historic role in the protection of open space, Mr. Skolnik views Conservation Advisory Commissions and Boards, and Sustainability Committees, Climate Smart Task Forces and other energy conservation groups, as among the most vital and important institutions on combating climate change locally and mitigating its effects on the natural and built environments.
Ongoing Environmental Initiatives Developed in our CACs and CBs
Helping communities find the best places to site solar energy – and support New York’s ambitious efforts to confront climate change. Read More.
Over the last several years the Scarsdale Conservation Advisory Council (CAC) has been instrumental in launching sustainability initiatives throughout Scarsdale and Westchester County. Read More.
Even before the coronavirus pandemic, many CAC’s were most likely already interested in promoting local food sourcing, which includes local farming, community gardens, and home gardening. Read More.
Help preserve, protect, and enhance the natural and built environments in New York communities
Our members are an integral part of our accomplishments providing education and leadership of our environmental programs throughout New York State.