Consider the example of riparian areas; lands that line waterways, when protected and managed properly, can filter runoff, absorb stormwater and reduce catastrophic flooding downstream.
Discover how open space conservation works for today's New Yorkers and future generations.
New Plan Identifies Conservation PrioritiesThe 2009 version features:
A new look for a fresh approach
A renewed commitment to plan, prioritize, and enable government and citizen actions
An action agenda oriented to:
- respond to climate change
- foster green, healthy communities
- connect people to nature and recreation
- safeguard our natural and cultural heritage