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Upcoming Meetings

2018 EMC Meeting and Events Calendar


The 2018 Riverbank Cleanup date is to be determined. Check back or like us on Facebook for updates.
Look for pics of the event on Facebook and Instagram by searching
Visit the Riverbank Cleanup page for more details. 

Joyce K.L. Smith Environmental Photography Competition

The date of the 2018 Event is to be determined. Check back or like us on Facebook for updates.


2017 EMC Work Plan

Special Events

EDST's Annual Earth Fest:  http://www.myedst.org/earth.html

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! 

2016 Riverbank Clean-Up: 

The event this year is tentatively scheduled for October 15th. See the Riverbank Clean-Up page of our website for more information. You can find more details about participating in the event, stream captain responsibilities and past clean-ups.




Joyce K.L. Smith Environmental Photography Competition:

The JKLS Environmental Photography Competition has been discontinued. Efforts are currently underway to bring back the program in 2017. If you have interest in the event you can contact Larry Lepak at ltlepak@stny.rr.com.   

For information about past events go to the Photo Show page.



Membership Information

Broome County Environmental Management Council

Broome County Environmental Management Council

About Us

Calendar of Events

Documents, Meeting Archives & Public Programs

Links to other agencies


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.

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