Webinar: The State of Sustainability Programs in the Northeast

This webinar will feature speakers from New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New Hampshire speaking on sustainability programs and planning support for local governments offered in each state. They will describe the results of state programs that have encouraged sustainability planning as well as the status of current initiatives, including the Clean Energy Communities and Climate Smart Communities Programs in NY; Massachusetts’ Green Communities program, climate change vulnerability assessments, and coastal zone green infrastructure planning grants; Sustainable Jersey; and NH’s Granite State Future project. An update on efforts to build a national network of state-based sustainability programs will be highlighted. AICP CM credits have been approved for this webinar.

Speakers:

Jennifer Czysz, AICP, Assistant Director, Nashua Regional Planning Commission, NH

Dazzle Ekblad, Climate Policy Analyst, Office of Climate Change, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Albany, NY

Alicia L Hunt, Director of Energy & Environment, City of Medford, MA

Donna Drewes PP/AICP, Co-Director, Sustainability Institute at The College of New Jersey
Ewing, NJ

Moderator: Joanna B. Nadeau, AICP, Director of Community Programs, Audubon International, Troy, NY

Date: Friday, June 24, 1-2:30pm EDT (10-11:30am PDT)

Anyone can register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7642869526692284675

Sponsored by:
APA NY Upstate Chapter
APA Sustainable Communities Division Champion Program
Northeast Regional Sustainability Network