Presidents Message

Happy 50th Birthday NYSACC! 2021 is NYSACC’s 50th Anniversary Year, and we want it to be our break-out year. For those of you who don’t know us, the New York State Association of Conservation Commissions is an independent 501(c)(3) not-for-profit education organization that provides leadership in the development of vital environmental programs for cities, towns, and villages throughout the State of New York. We bring millions of people – government officials, environmentalists, students, citizens, private companies – all committed to preserving, protecting, and enhancing the built and natural environments in New York communities. This year we want to expand our services into all parts of the state. We want to continue reaching out to the 200 active Conservation Advisory Commissions in New York and provide you with good information you can use in your home municipalities. And we want you to join NYSACC!   But we also want to contact those municipalities without CACs and ask you to consider forming a municipally appointed volunteer environmental advisory council for your city, town or village. We want to be the umbrella organization for groups like Tree Boards, Coastal Management Commissions, and Sustainability Councils, who have no statewide group that represents their interests. We

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