Environmental Management Council

Who Are We?

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.

Broome County EMC Brochure

Upcoming Meetings

General meeting occur on the 4th Thursday of each Month. All meetings are open to the public and anyone is welcome to join us!

Next Meeting: May 2nd, 2024 in-person at the Broome County Public Library (185 Court St, Binghamton, NY 13901) Second Floor Exhibit Room.

2023 Meeting Minutes

EMC Google Drive

Sign Up For EMC Emails Here! You will receive emails from us regarding meetings, events, and general environmental/sustainability information. 

Meeting details can also be found on our Facebook page as available. 


If you would like to take a more active role in the EMC, you can consider becoming a member-at-large. Members of the EMC are Broome County residents from all walks of life with knowledge of or general interest in local environmental and natural resources planning, issues, and policies.

Membership on the EMC includes:

  • 15 Members-at-Large
  • 3 Student Representatives
  • 1 Representative from each Conservation Advisory Commission (CAC)
  • Various representatives from County departments and partner organizations

If interested in becoming an official member, start by attending regular EMC meetings. Once you have demonstrated interest, the EMC can recommend your appointment for official approval by the County Executive and Legislature.

Member-At-Large Description

Draft 2024 Membership Roster

Sustainable Organizations and Funding Opportunities

Working List of Broome County Environmental Sustainability Organizations and Businesses: Click Here

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.

Annual Broome County Riverbank Riverbank Cleanup

Our 2023 Broome County Riverbank Cleanup Event was held on Saturday, October 21st this year! Final results can be seen below! 

Visit the Riverbank Cleanup page for more details.

If you are interested in volunteering in our 2024 clean up event this Fall, please fill out our Interest Form Here.

Southern Tier Earth Day Celebration

TBD 2024

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