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

  • DEC Issues Guidance to Homeowners to Avoid Problems With Bears DEC Delivers - Information to keep you connected and informed from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Share or view as a web page || Update preferences or unsubscribe   DEC Issues Guidance ...
    Posted May 3, 2016, 5:50 AM by Gary Leather
  • Upcoming Educational Opportunities on Natural Resource Planning and Management Climate change, invasive species, forest and deer management, water resources…these leading conservation concerns will all be addressed in a number of upcoming learning opportunities. See details below and note ...
    Posted May 3, 2016, 5:45 AM by Gary Leather
  • Watershed Digest April 2016 Click here to see the April 2016 issue: This Issue* Events* Funding* Job, Internship and ...
    Posted Apr 11, 2016, 1:38 PM by Gary Leather
  • NPS Now Accepting Applications for Assistance                    Could the National Park Service help your community create close-to-home recreation opportunities and protect nearby nature?     Apply by June 30 to be considered for technical assistance in 2017 ...
    Posted Apr 7, 2016, 7:44 AM by Gary Leather
  • April Alliance Events This month's Wallkill River Watershed Alliance events: Wednesday, April 6th Outreach Working Group meeting, Southern Ulster Chapter Cafeteria, Main Street, New Paltz 6:00-7pm Tues, April 12th Orange ...
    Posted Apr 7, 2016, 7:39 AM 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.