The University at Albany has announced that Rocco Ferraro, AICP will receive the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Adjunct Teaching. Mr. Ferraro is the Executive Director of the Capital District Regional Planning Commission and teaches courses in the Department of Geography and Planning at UAlbany. According to the University at Albany: The Adjunct Teaching Award […]
Share your story: present at the Upstate New York Chapter of the American Planning Association annual conference
The Upstate New York Chapter of the American Planning Association will hold their annual conference this year in downtown Rochester at the Memorial Art Gallery, from Wednesday, September 17, 2014 through Friday September 19, 2014.
The New York State Envirothon will be held on May 21 and 22 at SUNY Morrisville. The Envirothon is a hands-on environmental education competition where a team of five high school students work together in hopes of winning scholarships and awards. It’s made possible in part by the hard work and dedication of several volunteers.
The purpose of this summit is to develop a more sophisticated understanding of green infrastructure throughout The State University of New York system and state agencies, explore the opportunities for and challenges of green infrastructure applications, and create and capitalize on synergies relevant to storm water management within the SUNY campuses and New York State. […]
The Lake Champlain Basin Program will host two climate change-focused workshops March 25-26, 2014 at the Hilton Hotel in Burlington, VT. The March 25th workshop will focus on stormwater management, while the March 26th workshop, concurrent with the New England Association of Environmental Biologists (NEAEB) Annual Meeting, will focus on ecosystem impacts and aquatic invasive […]
Green Infrastructure is a unique blend of infrastructure and mother nature built to address stormwater and prevent it from entering the sewer system. Management of runoff is a regulated activity. So how can it be done effectively and efficiently? Find out at this free webinar: Successful Green Infrastructure Program Drivers— Real-World Case Studies and Lessons Learned
Greening up? Controlling erosion? Making a street more attractive? Spring into Action with a tree and shrub bulk buy program! Each year the Albany County Soil and Water Conservation District offers a wide variety of seedlings/transplants, ground covers, fruits/berries, and wildflower seed mixes at reduced rates to encourage conservation planting. Various planting supplies such as rain barrels, tree […]
CDPA is hosting a good old fashioned informal networking happy hour, TONIGHT, February 26th at 5:30pm at Browns in Troy. We have an event page on Facebook, so check that out if you plan to attend. This is a cross-discipline event, so if you feel you’re professionally associated with Planning, please feel free to attend. […]