Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Annual CAC and EMC Roundtable - Open to the Public

The CCEDC Environment and Energy Program is pleased to announce:

The Annual CAC and EMC Roundtable: Serving as Stewards of the Local Environment

Volunteer members of local municipal Conservation Advisory Commissions or Boards (CAC/CAB) and the Dutchess County Environmental Management Council
(EMC) play a critical role as stewards of the natural resources and environment in their communities.  The Annual CAC and EMC Roundtable Forum is a great opportunity for CACs and the EMC to share information about recent successes and challenges, discuss common concerns, and prioritize goals for the coming year. The Roundtable also offers members of the public (including youth) to learn about local environmental issues that are critical in our community, and how to get involved in protecting the environment in their own backyard.

When: Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 7:00 — 9:00 pm
Location: The Farm & Home Center, 2715 Route 44, Millbrook, NY 12545

Come Learn How to Get Involved in Protecting Your Local Natural Resources.  Free and Open to the Public. No Pre-Registration Required.  All current EMC and CAC Members are strongly encouraged to attend!  Light Refreshments Provided.  The GIS Special Interest Group Meeting will be held from 6:00-6:45pm.

This year’s Roundtable Forum will include:

- Short presentations on CAC/EMC responsibilities, and emerging issues for CACs and the EMC to address;
- Facilitated small group discussions on the accomplishments and priorities for local environmental protection efforts in 2011.

If you have any questions, or for more information, contact Allison at (845) 677-8223 x 136   

Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County (CCEDC) provides equal program and employment opportunities.  The programs provided
by this agency are partially funded by monies received from Dutchess County.  Please contact CCEDC if you have any special needs.

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