Environment and Energy Program Monthly Update December, 2014

The Environment and Energy Program’s monthly update contains information on: upcoming events, outdoor recreation, green living tips, environmental resources and materials, and environmental notice bulletins for Dutchess County. The update is sent out via e-mail, and is also posted on the CCE Dutchess website on the first Friday of every month.

Please click here to view the entire update for the month of December, 2014.

Highlights from the Monthly Update:

Upcoming Events:

  • Green Infrastructure for Stormwater Management Workshop: Monday, December 8, 2014: 9 am – 2:30 pm; optional tour 2:30-3:45 pm. Student Union Building, Room 62-63 (lower level), SUNY New Paltz. Certificates of attendance for 4 hours of municipal training credit will be provided. Presenters for this workshop include Nadine Medina, P.E., Barton & Loguidice; Simon Gruber, green infrastructure consultant, Hudson Valley Regional Council; Mandy Wolfson, Ulster County Department of the Environment; Nancy Heinzen, Stormwater Coalition of Albany County; Patricia Pomeroy, Hudson Valley Regional Council & Vice Chair NYS Stormwater and Floodplain Mangers Association; Emily Vail, NYS DEC Hudson River Estuary Program; Shari Riley, Code Enforcement Officer, Town of Lloyd, Bren White, Director of Planning, Zoning & Code Enforcement, Village of New Paltz; and Garry Nack, SUNY-New Paltz. Sponsored by: Hudson Valley Regional Council; the Center for Research, Regional Education and Outreach at SUNY-New Paltz; the Village of New Paltz; the Ulster County Department of the Environment; and Cornell Cooperative Extension. For more information, click here. To view the draft agenda, click here . Register: contact Bren White at bren@villageofnewpaltz.org or call 845-255-3055.

  • EPA Webinars: Recycling Right: Tactics and Tools for Effective Outreach (Part 1): Tuesday, December 9, 2014: 1 – 2:30 pm. This webinar, sponsored by EPA’s Sustainable Materials Management Program, will present tips, tactics and tools to improve residential recycling, with an emphasis on harmonizing approaches and outreach materials. Register here.

Get Outdoors!

Green Living

Resources and Materials:

  • NY EDEN offers updated resources for winter storm preparedness and response. Click here for more information.