Established April 2005, by the Town of Montgomery, the Conservation Advisory Council (CAC) is an advisory unit of municipal government. The CAC provides pertinent environmental information to aid in the decision making process of the governing body. The CAC is a member of the NY Association of Conservation Commissions(NYSACC).

Town of Montgomery CAC receives 2 awards for their Rain Barrel Workshops in 2012
click here to see article in Wallkill Valley Times

To contact the Town of Montgomery CAC send email to:
Conservation Advisory Council Members
Patricia Henighan
Heather Winum
Kristen Brown
Jan Kinney
Gary Leather
Richard Phelps
Curt McDermott

Workshop & Event Announcements

  • DutchessCACsandEMC Watershed/Water Regulations 101 Seminar on October 27 - 6:30pm Hi Members, Here is another seminar that was just sent to me.   Just a reminder that members are required to complete at least 3 hrs. of training a year.  Here ...
    Posted Oct 19, 2016, 4:33 AM by Gary Leather
  • DEC Seeks Participants for Summer Turkey Survey Share or view as a web page || Update preferences or unsubscribe   DEC Seeks Participants for Summer Turkey Survey New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Commissioner Basil Seggos ...
    Posted Jul 28, 2016, 10:49 AM by Gary Leather
  • Habitat and Water Resource Assessment Short Course (September 22-24, 2016) The Hudson River Estuary Program is excited to announce another offering of the Habitat and Water Resource Assessment Short Course in partnership with Hudsonia Ltd. The course will be held ...
    Posted Jul 28, 2016, 7:35 AM by TOM CAC
  • WEBINAR: Natural Defenses in Action [The publication] “Natural Defenses in Action highlights the important role that natural and nature-based approaches can play in reducing the mounting risks to our communities from weather and climate ...
    Posted Jul 15, 2016, 2:12 PM by Gary Leather
  • Solar “Farming”  Solar “Farming” A workshop for landowners considering larger scale, solar energy installations sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension, Orange County & Orange County Planning Department   All Welcome   Monday August 1st   7- 9 ...
    Posted Jul 14, 2016, 1:32 PM by Gary Leather
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Events Coming in 2016
  • A Presentation on how Solar can help you and benefit our environmentthis was held on April 20th, 2016 at 6:30 pm on the 3rd floor of the Village of Walden Municipal building.  Click here for more information.
  • 5th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep  - this was held on May 7th, 2016.  We once again participated in this event.  Click here for more information and photos.