Coming Up: Environmental Candidate School

Please join the NYLCV Education Fund on Thursday, May 4th for a morning of discussions on critical environmental issues facing New York City. Our 2017 Environmental Candidate School is designed to help candidates for City Council, Borough President and all citywide offices better understand environmental and public health issues facing our city, and help them form their Read More »

Policy Forum: Green Infrastructure in the Capital Region

On February 1st, 2017, the NYLCV Education Fund hosted a forum on the topic of green infrastructure in the Capital Region. The forum featured two panel discussions of policymakers and green infrastructure experts from around the state, including representatives from the Capital District Regional Planning Commission, Cornell University’s New York State Water Resources Institute, Albany Law Read More »

Coming Up: Environmental Candidate Forum in Long Island

Your representative in Congress has a big impact on local, and national, environmental issues. Congressmembers pass legislation and secure funding for everything from water quality improvements to open space preservation to renewable energy regulations. But it can be difficult to find out every important policy position a candidate holds, especially in busy election cycles like this one. That’s why Read More »

Green Infrastructure in the Buffalo-Niagara Region

On Tuesday, October 11th, top environmental experts ranging from leaders in academia, policy, green infrastructure, and community based organizations held a policy forum at the Buffalo History Museum, the focus of the discussion focused on green infrastructure in the Buffalo-Niagara Region.  The forum was held in a two-panel discussion, both with an equal mix of Read More »

Assembly District 65 Environmental Candidate Forum

On September 1st, the six candidates in the Democratic primary for New York’s 65th Assembly district gathered to discuss their views on environmental issues in their district with advocates and community members at Southbridge Towers on the Lower East Side. District 65 faces a number of environmental policy challenges from the area’s accelerating development and Read More »