Our annual Community Forum takes place in April each year and focuses on a topic in sustainability as it relates to land conservation. This free event is open to the public and includes a moderated panel discussion with experts, a series of interactive breakout sessions, and the opportunity to browse information tables on the featured topic.
2020 Community Forum
Please note this year’s Community Forum has been cancelled, in accordance with current CDC and New York State recommendations, but we plan to offer similar content in new formats over the coming months. Stay tuned!
Previous forum topics include:
2019: Wildlife through the Hidden Lens on how scientists use technology to better understand our natural world
2018: The Taste of Sprawl on how land-use decisions can impact our drinking water supply and how we can protect this essential resource
2017: Deer?! Oh Dear! on the impact of deer overpopulation on our environment and ways to mitigate it
2016: Healthy Yards, Healthy Woods on the connection between individual yard maintenance and a healthy environment
2015: Food for Thought on shopping, cooking and eating sustainably
2014: Bright Ideas to Save Money and Resources on energy conservation
2013: Protecting the Highlands from Alien Invaders on invasive plants and insects
2012: From Peas to Bees on raising farm fresh foods in your own backyard