Annual Action Agenda

2022:

Events

  • Spring – Outreach meetings and volunteer drive
  • Early Summer – Annual DRA Shinding
  • Summer – Mamakating and Pt Jervis farmers markets
  • Late Fall – Halloween feast and fire
 

Policy

  • Clean Water Act action
  • Ongoing monitoring of developments and providing response and expert analysis
  • Summer report cards 2022 on projects of interest
 

Projects

  • Expansion of WaterInsight and TerraINscape
  • Database development
  • Continued development of

    of environmental literacy educational curriculum

 

2021:

Events

  • Spring – Outreach meeting with regional stakeholder and administrators
  • Early Summer – WaterInsight workshop and volunteer drive
  • Late Fall – Official opening of the Town – Rural Exchange (T-ReX) Center and NYenvironcom satellite office
  • TBD – Waterwalk 2021 and annual DRA Shinding
 

Policy

  • Ongoing monitoring of developments and providing response and expert analysis
  • Publication of Summer report cards on projects of interest
 

Projects

  • Expansion of WaterInsight and TerraINscape
  • Database development
  • Continued development of school recycling and CSR programs, pending covid situation
 

2020:

  Events

  • 1st Annual NYenvironcom Waterwalk
  • 2nd Annual Deerpark Rural Alliance Summer Shindig
 

  Policy

  • Release of the NYenvironcom axiom statement
  • Development of the Environcred rating system
 

  Projects

  • Final development of the New York regional school waste reduction project (Ulster, Sullivan, and Orange counties), initial development of CSR program
  • Roll out of active water monitoring program in the Basha Kill region
  • Roll out of mapping program of area natural resources
 

2019:

   Events

  • 1st Annual Deerpark Rural Alliance Summer Shindig

   Policy

  • Establish our advocacy platform for land use. Develop a framework to define and advocate for re-urbanization, re-ruralization, and de-surbanization

   Projects

  • Begin development of annual recycling best practices educational platform/event to promote awareness and increase performance in recycling and solid waste management in the NY region
  • Begin development of annual sustainability-focused Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program for regional industry to help them in building a sustainable culture in their enterprises