2017 Stormwater Training Courses Available

The Eastern New York Stormwater Regional Training Center 2017 Course Schedule is available and registration is open. Click Here for a registration form. The New York Stormwater Regional Training Centers (SW RTC) are a Statewide Partnership between Saratoga and Orange County Cornell Cooperative Extensions, the Central New York Regional Planning & Development Board, and the… Read more »

Hudson River on the Rise: Waterfront Planning for Communities and Nature

Join Scenic Hudson for a day-long conference to advance resiliency planning for their unique natural and community resources in an age of sea-level rise due to climate change. “All Hudson Estuary riverfront stakeholders—including municipal officials, community leaders, landowners, planners, resource managers, regulators, developers and private sector professionals—are invited to hear speakers with expertise in science, planning and… Read more »

New Green Infrastructure Funding Sources Webpage

The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Division of Water has posted a new Green Infrastructure Funding Page that lists a number of state, federal and other programs that may fund green infrastructure projects. Green Infrastructure is the use of vegetation, soils and natural processes to slow stormwater and increase absorption into the ground.  

Growing Smarter: Capital District Data for November/December

The November/December issue of Capital District Data is now available from the Capital District Regional Planning Commission.  This is the first issue since the Census Bureau released the 5-year estimates for the 2011-15 American Community Survey. The November/December issue customarily highlights key indicators for the new ACS including median household income and educational attainment. This issue… Read more »