An online community of individuals and watershed organizations working in education, advocacy, research and protection of the watersheds in Dutchess County, New York. On this site, you will find information on community events, watershed facts and research data, and multimedia materials for education. Welcome to dutchesswatersheds.org. Join us and participate!
Website authors: Duthesswatersheds.org was created as a result of the collaboration between Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County’s (CCEDC) Environment Program and Vassar College's Environmental Research Institute (ERI).
This project has been funded in part by a grant from the National Science Foundation (contract #0722813) and the New York State Environmental Protection Fund through the Hudson River Estuary Program of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) (contract #303671).
Date: Thursday, July 25, 6:30-8:30pm
Location:Greene County Emergency Services Building, 25 Volunteer Drive, Cairo, NY
Register now at http://www.floodseries1.eventbrite.com/. Bill Nechamen (CFM) of the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Floodplain Maangement Section will be providing an overview of the recent changes made to the National Flood Insurance Program and how these changes will impact communities and landowners. Bill will also discuss the beenfits of the NFIP's Community Rating System(CRS) which works to reduce flood insurance premiums for enrolled communities whose efforts go beyonfd the minimum standards set by the NFIP.
This event is free and open to the public. Certificates of attendance for municipal training credit will be provided.