Conservation Board Members

There are 9 members on the Conservation Board who are appointed to serve three (3) year terms. Current members and their term expiration year:

Gian Dodici , Chair (2022)
Timothy Woods (2021)
Andrew Miller (2021)
Bob Beck (2021)
Nancy Munkenbeck (2022)
Craig Schutt (2022)
Jeanne Grace (2022)
Anne Clark (2021)
David Wilson (2021)

Staff Liaison:

Craig Anderson (Planning Board)

Town Board Liaison:
Jim Skaley
Dan Lamb, alternate

Meetings are open to the public and are held at 7:00 p.m. on the last Tuesday of the month in the Dryden Town Hall. Some minutes are available online. The official minutes are kept in the Town Clerk’s office.

The Town of Dryden established the Conservation Advisory Commission to assist the Town Board and staff in the creation and implementation of plans and policies related to environmental protection and management, open space, natural areas, and agriculture. Now designated as a Conservation Board by Local Law #1 of 2004 this advisory body also provides environmental review of project applications and town actions when referred by Town Reviewing Boards or Staff.

The Town Board approved the Rules and Procedures for the Conservation Board on February 16, 2012. These Rules and Procedures were created by the Conservation Board in accordance with the Local Law creating this board.



|| Links:

Draft rules for Small Wind Energy Conversion Systems v4

Dryden-Natural Resources Conservation Plan-Final-11-16-2017

Varna-Freevile rail trail  presentation by Design Connect

Open Space Inventory 2003

Twin Sheds Unit Management Information

Invasive species web links

Parks and Trail maintenance guidelines

Methods and Criteria for land protection and Acquisition

CEA Review Documents