Climate Smart Communities

Task Force

Columbia County, NY

Columbia County Climate Smart Coordinator



The Columbia County Climate Smart Communities Task Force was established by the Board of Supervisors - " serve as the central body that promotes and supports climate mitigation, adaptation, and education in the community, and advises the County Government on undertaking plans, programs, and activities that are part of the CSC program".

The Task Force is currently working on over half a dozen climate related projects, and contemplating more. Within these pages you'll find more information about these projects, the Task Force, and our future plans.

If you want to find out how your community is involved with Climate Smart Communities you can visit our Community Links page.

If you want to learn more about how to help mitigate and adapt to climate change by taking action yourself, please visit our How You Can Help page.

Learn more about the NY State Climate Smart Communities program at:

Upcoming Meetings

The next Columbia County Climate Smart Task Force meeting will be held on Thursday, June 6th, 2024, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.

All our meetings are held virtually .
If you would like to watch, the live public link is:

A recording will be posted on our YouTube channel shortly after the meeting.

Find more on our News and Announcements page

Our most active projects:

Calendar of Events

If you are participating in the Climate Smart Communities Program and would like to add your municipality's events to the Calendar and/or News page, send an email to Columbia County Coordinator Don Meltz.Please include the name of the event, the date and time, the location, and a short description in selectable copy-and-pasteable text. Flyers, Images, and Links to further  information are also welcome.Here is a sample post to use as a guide.