The Nassau County Soil and Water Conservation District and the NYSDEC recently released a short educational film entitled “Stormwater Pollution and Green Infrastructure Solutions“. This film highlights stormwater runoff impacts throughout New York State and showcases several green infrastructure (GI) solutions to help mitigate the issues associated with stormwater runoff pollution.
Habitat for Humanity Capital District is getting ready to prepare a strategic plan and is reaching out to the community for ideas and feedback. The organization wants to create a shared vision and a plan that will help guide us toward that vision. To help get started on the strategic plan, the organization has posted an online survey […]
Webinar: Financing Opportunities for Implementing Green Infrastructure Projects to Manage Stormwater
This presentation, put together by The Nature Conservancy, will provide an overview of work done around the country that enables the utilization of public and private funding sources to implement GI in order to create the greatest ecological, economic and social benefits. This presentation will also provide an overview of innovative financing for GI programs […]
CARES, Inc., an Albany, NY based not-for-profit agency, www.caresny.org, is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, 40 hours per week, position. Health benefits and paid vacation included. Interested candidates must submit a current resume AND a cover letter explaining how you think your background and experiences will qualify you for this position. Salary will be […]
Congratulations to the LA Group! The LA Group, Landscape Architecture and Engineering, P.C. announces the acquisition of HMH Site & Sports Design. The expansion brings a new office in Ithaca, New York, six new staff members, and an increased focus on resorts and recreation, including a niche in athletic fields. The announcement can be found […]
EPA’s Green Infrastructure program will host a webcast on February 9, 2016 from 1-2:30 PM EST titled “Greening Vacant Lots.” In this webcast, speakers from the Cleveland Botanical Garden, the Buffalo Sewer Authority, and the City of Baltimore will highlight vacant lot greening programs and specific landscape treatments that they have used in their communities. […]
PROJECT MANAGER JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Posted: January 14, 2016 The Cambridge Redevelopment Authority (CRA) has recently completed a series of major planning efforts and is seeking a motivated team member to help implement new community development initiatives. Over a year ago, the CRA concluded a strategic planning process that generated a series of new redevelopment activities to be undertaken […]
At our annual meeting, CDPA elected its officers for 2016. Congratulations to our new Board Members! Hilary Papineau, AICP, Professional Development Officer Dan Harp, Treasurer Kerry O’Connor, Secretary These individuals will join Sean Maguire, AICP, Section Director and Martin Daley, Section Programming Officer on the Board. Both Sean and Martin were re-elected to their positions. UAlbany […]
Sustainability Champions for APA’s Sustainable Communities Division promote planning for sustainability in APA chapters within their regions. Sustainability Champion for NY State, Joanna Nadeau, AICP, is seeking out volunteers to share ideas for how APA can build and enhance a regional network (i.e. northeast U.S./eastern Canada) of practitioners focused on planning for sustainability.
The City of Schenectady is seeking a Community Development Program Monitor to work in its Department of Development to review and monitor project progress and compliance, including providing technical assistance to community organizations regarding program compliance requirements relative to Federally funded housing and Consolidated Plan programs. Additionally, the incumbent is responsible to review projects for […]