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

  • Solar Procurement & Climate Smart Community workshop Please join us Monday June 29th at either 3-5pm or 7-9pm in the 911/Emergency Service Center at 22 Wells Farm Road, Goshen, NY 10924 to discuss ...
    Posted Jun 20, 2015, 5:36 AM by Gary Leather
  • June 27 Citizens for Local Power Workshop: Seize the Moment! From: Courtney Strong, Inc. [] On Behalf Of Courtney Strong, Inc.Sent: Friday, June 19, 2015 6:02 AMTo: Schmidt, KateSubject: June 27 Citizens ...
    Posted Jun 20, 2015, 5:34 AM by Gary Leather
  • April 9 HRWA breakfast - Creating a Natural Resources Inventory Hudson River Watershed Alliance (HRWA)Mid-Hudson Watershed Breakfast Series, 2014 - 2015 Thursday, April 9, 2015,  8:00 - 9:30 am Topic:   Creating a Natural Resources Inventory Featured Speaker: Laura ...
    Posted Apr 7, 2015, 12:50 PM by Gary Leather
  • The Enhanced Easement Incentive — Land Trust Alliance Below please find a link to the Land Trust Alliance to learn more about pending legislation addressing easements. ...
    Posted Apr 7, 2015, 12:48 PM by Gary Leather
  • Solarize the Hudson Valley and your municipality We have finally rescheduled our Solarize the Hudson Valley meeting and, while we were at it, added an extra twist.   We have planned an introduction to Solarize webinar on Tuesday ...
    Posted Mar 13, 2015, 12:11 PM 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)