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
Jan Kinney
Gary Leather
Richard Phelps

We presently have 2 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

  • The Future of the Wallkill River Save the Date!   Please join us December 2nd, 2015 for   THE FUTURE OF THE WALLKILL RIVER  6:00-9:30pm Montgomery Senior Center 36 Bridge Street, Montgomery     We will have ...
    Posted Nov 5, 2015, 12:28 PM by Gary Leather
  • Join us for Happy Hours - and see what's ahead Dear ,On behalf of everyone at Riverkeeper, thank you for all you have done this year for the river! Your work as shoreline cleanup volunteers, advocates and community scientists has ...
    Posted Nov 5, 2015, 12:26 PM by Gary Leather
  • Aquatic Connectivity Happenings Hello,   Here’s a mid-summer update on the current and upcoming opportunities and activities to increase the connectivity of our stream habitats. There’s a lot out there, so ...
    Posted Aug 14, 2015, 12:51 PM by Gary Leather
  • NYSACC News - Summer 2015 Hi Patricia!  Please enjoy the latest edition of NYSACC News. View this email in your browser Visit us online at Summer 2015 NYSACC is currently accepting nominations for ...
    Posted Aug 10, 2015, 4:42 PM by Gary Leather
  • Urban Biodiversity Workshop Upcoming workshop announcement! Urban Biodiversity Workshop: When: Monday, August 24th, 2015 10:00am – 5:00pmWhere: Teatown Lake Reservation, Ossining, NYJoin us for an upcoming workshop intended for professionals ...
    Posted Jul 26, 2015, 7:01 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)