Meeting details can be found on our Facebook events page as available.
Natural Resources Inventory
The EMC has completed the Broome County Natural Resources Inventory. This document takes stock of the County's natural resources and provides a framework that can be used to guide policies and development in a manner that preserves the benefits and services that our natural resources provide. You can view the plan here.
Entries are now being accepted for the 2020 Competiton!
Entry Deadline: March 6th
This year's theme is "Earth Day Every Day" celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day!
Details are available here.
Thank you to those who participated in the 2019 Riverbank Cleanup
Check back or like us on Facebook for updates for the 2020 Cleanup.
Look for pics of the event on Facebook and Instagram by searching
Visit the Riverbank Cleanup page for more details.
EDST's Annual Earth Fest
The EMC will once again attend the annual Earth Fest sponsored by Earth Day Southern Tier.
Earth Fest is one of the longest-running celebrations of Earth Day in the nation and a respected Southern Tier institution.
Earth Fest draws over 3,000 visitors and each year. As such, sponsors and participants can expect exposure to a wide audience, recognition as a green community member and numerous networking possibilities. This year, as always, we look forward to adding additional opportunities for education and fun at Earth Fest. Please share your ideas with us!
Broome County Environmental Management Council
Citizens Shaping Environmental Policy
The Broome County Environmental Management Council (EMC) is a citizen advisory group to County government on local environmental matters. Our mission is to provide support and advice to the County Executive, Legislature, municipal bodies and citizens; conduct environmental research activities; raise public awareness through education; investigate sound methods of ecological planning for the County’s natural resources; review environmental assessments, plans and reports; and to respond to other environmental concerns as they arise.