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Lessons from Climate Smart Communities
April 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
More and more communities across New York are addressing resiliency at the local level by participating in the Climate Smart Communities (CSC) program. This session offers an opportunity to learn about the CSC program and hear from communities that have earned Climate Smart Communities Certification. Whether you’re new to the program or a participating community thinking about how to advance your work, the session will offer valuable lessons.
10:00AM Welcome and Introductions
10:10AM Climate Smart Communities Program Overview
Dazzle Ekblad, Climate Policy Analyst for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)
10:25AM Lessons from Climate Smart Communities
Austin Tylec, Mayor, City of North Tonawanda
Bonnie Lawrence, Deputy Commissioner of Environment and Planning, Erie County