NYSACC Conference on the Environment 

NYSACC's Conference on the Environment 2024

COE2024 will be hosted by Tug Hill Commission. Stay tuned to learn more about this exciting partner agency, and for details about our next COE!

NYSACC President Simon Skolnik with conferennce organizers Steve Nicholson and Cait Darfler

NYSACC's 2023 Conference on the Environment: Huge Success!


September 20th offered virtual sessions on Gathertown with a lineup of fantastic speakers, followed by in-person gatherings and field trips in Ithaca September the next two days. Tomkins County Environmental Management Council did a stellar job!

Click for NYSACC COE 2023 - recordings and resources

NYSACC COE 2022 - recordings & resources

NYSACC COE 2021 - recordings & resources

The New York State Association of Conservation Commissions is an independent, not-for-profit education organization established in 1971 by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to provide leadership in the development of vital environmental programs for cities, towns, and villages throughout the State of New York. We bring together millions of people—government officials, environmentalists, students, and citizens—committed to preserving, protecting, and enhancing the built and natural environments in New York communities. Explore our organization website to learn more about our organization and the outstanding work of our members.

Affiliated Conservation Commissions, EMCs and Sustainability Committees in NYS

Municipal Commission

Environmental Management Council

Sustainability Committee