In lieu of the typical New York State Conference on the Environment held annually each fall, for 2019 NYSACC teamed up with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to host a one-day DEC Informational Conference at DEC headquarters in Albany on October 25, 2019.  Check out this
The content of this article was reprinted with the permission of Teatown Lake Reservation. Teatown is a 1000-acre nature preserve and education center located in the Lower Hudson Valley, whose mission is to inspire their community to lifelong environmental stewardship.  They are located at 1600 Spring Valley Rd., Ossining, NY
Dear Friends, It has been one of the greatest honors of my life to serve as the President of NYSACC for the last 30 years.  I want to welcome Simon Skolnik, Chair of the Town of Bedford Conservation Board and former NYSACC Vice President, into his new position as President
Announcing the 2020 Conference on the Environment; NYSACC is seeking interns; NYSACC is seeking contributors to NYSACC News; NYSACC would like to establish ELLAs throughout NYS.
Ask NYSACC is a new feature in which NYSACC fields reader questions on a variety of topics.  We seek expert responses to your questions from environmental professionals.  If you have a question, please email NYSACC’ President at SimonSkolnik@gmail.com. Question #1  I have observed fire trucks filling up at dry standpipes
Many of you are familiar with educational credits required by the state for members of regulatory commissions, such as planning boards and zoning boards of appeal.   ELLA works with agencies like the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to provide credit-based workshops whenever possible and hopes to renew its
The Environmental Leaders Learning Alliance (ELLA), first introduced in 2007, was relaunched in 2019.  The Alliance currently brings together members of 22 municipal conservation commissions from the lower Hudson Valley that serve as advisors to town councils, planning boards and zoning commissions on critical land use decisions and other important
Peter A. Young, Chairman of the Town of Southold Conservation Advisory Council in Suffolk County was elected to the NYSAAC Board at our New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Conference in Albany on October 25, 2019. Peter has retired from careers in corporate real estate and military service.  He is
We thank Joy Squires for 30 wonderful years of service as NYSACC President, as we chart a course for the future of NYSACC with our new President, Simon Skolnik.