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Municipalities: sign up for assistance in developing your drinking water protection program

Due by February 15, 2019: New York State is launching an initiative to provide municipalities with resources and tools to proactively protect their drinking water sources. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Department of Health (DOH), in consultation with the Department of State (DOS) and Department [...]

January 15th, 2019|Events, Latest News|

Funding for Invasive Species Management

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is pleased to announce available Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) funding for state-wide invasive species grant programs. Grant projects must implement successful lake management planning, aquatic invasive species spread prevention, aquatic and/or terrestrial invasive species rapid response and control, or invasive species [...]

January 11th, 2019|Events, Latest News|

Chugnut Trail Improvement in downtown Endicott

Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) investment request awarded to Broome County Planning. Southern Tier 8 is excited to announce the first trail project award for the region.  Broome County will receive $150,000 to make improvements to the Chugnut Trail in Endicott and expand the Two Rivers Greenway Trail. See full article [...]

August 10th, 2018|Events, Latest News|

Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Riparian Buffer Conservation and Restoration Grant for Landowners Receive one-time grant funding to protect riparian buffers on your land. Riparian buffers are areas of trees, shrubs, or grasses next to streams, rivers or wetlands. By planting or keeping vegetation along streams, space is created between the water and upland land [...]

May 17th, 2018|Events, Latest News|

Congratulations to teachers & students in the region!

Congratulations to teachers & students in the region! Teachers in Chenango Valley and Afton Central School Districts and students from Cortland Jr/Sr Highschool and Owego Free Academy have been nominated to attend the Appalachian Regional Commission/ Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Summer STEM program, a unique summer residential learning opportunity [...]

May 14th, 2018|Events, Latest News|

ARC Schedule 2019

For 2019 opportunities, please join us at an upcoming workshop: Tuesday, June 5th @ Foothills Performing Arts Center in Oneonta. Register Wednesday, June 6th @ Hope Lake Lodge in Virgil. Register The workshop is free, but registration is required.

May 11th, 2018|Events, Latest News|

2018 NADO Research Foundation Professional Development Webinar Series

The NADO Research Foundation is pleased to announce the 2018 Professional Development Webinar Series, scheduled to run from May through November. These webinars will provide an in-depth look at the latest news and trends affecting regional development organization management, staffing and reporting. Topics will include accounting standards, board engagement, new [...]

May 11th, 2018|Events, Latest News|

No Roof for Solar, No Problem!

Southern Tier Solar Works is launching our 2018 Community Shared Solar ‘Solarize’ program this coming Wednesday, and we’d really appreciate your help in getting the word out. The event takes place starting at 6:30pm at Bistro 163, 163 Court Street, Binghamton, across from Visions FCU just outside the Court Street [...]

May 11th, 2018|Events, Latest News|