There are two exciting events coming up to keep on your radars:


Saratoga Trails + Finance Forum

This event is a unique opportunity for community members, businesses and organizations who are interested in land conservation, trails, green infrastructure and our region’s economy. The free public forum and workshop will discuss implementation of the Southern Palmertown Conservation and Recreation Strategy as a catalyst for innovative economic opportunities. The Palmertown region of Saratoga County includes the potential for more than 10,000 acres of connected open space between Saratoga Springs and Moreau State Park at the edge of the Adirondacks and the upper Hudson River Valley. Quantified Ventures is a nationally recognized consulting firm specializing in financing of green infrastructure projects including community forests, recreation, tourism, wind, solar, and trail projects.

While this event is focused on Palmertown, anyone who is interested in the topic may attend.

Where: Skidmore College – Filene Auditorium, Saratoga Springs, NY

When: 1-4pm, Friday, September 27, 2019

Who: Keynote by Seth Brown of Quantified Ventures

You can learn more here.


The Missing Middle and Missing Little: Creating Housing Diversity for All Incomes and Stages of Life

As communities across America struggle with housing affordability, what are the strategies that provide for better housing diversity?

Join the Smart Growth Network and the Congress for the New Urbanism at 1 p.m. Eastern, Sep. 13 for a webinar that examines small-scale housing, accessory dwelling units, multi-family approaches, and other ways to make sure that communities offer a wide range of home choices for people of all ages and backgrounds, thus contributing to more diverse, lively, and economically sustainable communities.

Panelists include Danielle Arigoni, Director of Livable Communities for AARP and Eli Spevak, Portland-Oregon-based community developer and founder of Orange Splot, LLC.

Participants of the live webinar are eligible for 1.5 AICP CM credits.

When: Friday, September 13, 2019 at 2:00 P.M.

Register here