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

Conservation Advisory Council Members
Patricia Henighan
Heather Winum
Kristen Brown
Gary Leather
Richard Phelps

We presently have no openings, if you'd like to be considered as a member on the CAC in the future or attend a meeting, please contact: 

The Town of Montgomery Office of the Supervisor at
To contact the Town of Montgomery CAC send email to:

Workshop & Event Announcements

  • March 5: Organics Management Summit at Marist Subject: March 5: Organics Management Summit at Marist         Hudson Valley Smart Growth Alliance   On behalf Of: New York State Association for Reduction, Reuse & Recycling, Inc.   RSVP Now!     Community-Based Composting ...
    Posted Feb 23, 2015, 9:54 AM by Gary Leather
  • Going Sane in Kingston, Newburgh, Esopus; Rachel Maddow on pipelines; ABC on bomb trains Going Sane in Kingston, Newburgh, Esopus; Rachel Maddow on pipelines; ABC on bomb trains   Exploding pipelines, bomb trains and fireballs, oh my! OK, now that we have your attention, please ...
    Posted Feb 7, 2015, 1:24 PM by Gary Leather
  • February 2, 2015, Hudson River Watershed Alliance   Protecting, restoring and  conserving the water resources  of the Hudson River Basin Hudson River Watershed Alliance Digest February 2015 Hudson River Comprehensive Restoration Plan Thank you ...
    Posted Feb 3, 2015, 12:45 PM by Gary Leather
  • Web Mapping Resources for Municipal Officials and Volunteers Web Mapping Resources For Municipal Officials and Volunteers (3 Hour CEU Course) Saturday, January 31, 2015, 8:30 AM — 1:00 PM  At the Red Hook Town Hall, 7340 South ...
    Posted Jan 26, 2015, 6:34 AM by Gary Leather
  • We need your help with the Hudson River PCB Resolution -- pls RSVP Calling all conservation minded folks ….. From: Manna Jo Greene [] Sent: Sunday, January 11, 2015 5:02 PMTo: Althea Mullarkey; Jake Salt; Raichel, Daniel; Abby Clark ...
    Posted Jan 26, 2015, 6:00 AM by Gary Leather
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Events held in 2014
  • A Celebration of Bluebirds was held on March 23rd at Benedict Farm Park. Click here to learn more about this.
  • Trees for Trib was held twice in 2014.  The first was on April 27th  and the second was on November 1st.  Both were at Benedict Farm Park. Click here for more info and photos of both events. 
  • Wallkill River Sweep was held on May 10th.  For photos and more info click here.  

Trees for Tribs program along the Tin Brook  

The Spring of 2012, we once again were involved in the Trees for Tribs program.  We planted at two locations in Walden this year on the Tin Brook.  With the help of 60+ volunteers, we  planted 200 trees and shrubs along the Tin Brook in Walden, New York on May 6th, 2012..  (click here to see photos)