Training Opportunities

Upcoming Training Opportunities

Monroe County Land Use Decision-Making Training Program
Links for on-line and paper registration available at

  • October 24 Managing Great Lakes Shorelines Lodge 1 at Braddock Bay Park 199 E. Manitou Road Hilton, NY 14468
  • October 28 Transportation Fundamentals @ MCC Flynn Center 1000 E. Henrietta Road, Rochester

October 23 Managing Woodlots for Wildlife, Water Quality & Sustainable Harvesting, 6-8 pm Canandaigua Town Hall
Register by contacting Kyle Ritts or 585-394-1120 x2221

October 23 Syracuse register OR October 25 Corning register 
Preservation League of NYS & National Alliance of Preservation Commissions  9-4:30 agenda        Cost $30

October 23 Creating Thriving Communities; 8:00 am to 11:30 am Genesee Community College, Batavia, $25 Registration form available at

November 15, 2019 Genesee Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council Batavia $75  Topics include NYSDOS -Planning and Zoning Board Overviews, Comprehensive Planning, and Aging in Place; State, local and Industry reps- clean energy audits & upgrades, renewable energy, Census, Open Meetings, resilience.  Registration from available at:

November 20, 2019 
 Intro to National Flood Insurance Program w/ Class Exercises Auditorium, 1-4:30;Yates County Building 417 Liberty Street, Penn Yan
RSVP or 585-226-5450

Check back for information on January 2020 NYSDOS webinars for new Planning and Zoning Board members.

Training Opportunities For Farmland Owners

Tues. December 9, 2019 - Overview of Agricultural Conservation Easements as a Farmland Protection Option for Landowners

Tues. December 16, 2019 - Business Organization, Transition Planning, and Legacy Considerations for Farmland Owners

Tues. January 6, 2020 - Developing a Land Plan for an Agricultural Conservation Easement
                                        Appraisals: Determining the Value of Farmland and Agricultural Conservation Easements

Tues. January 13, 2020 - In Depth Look at the NYS DAM Agricultural Conservation Easement &
                                         the NYS Farmland Protection Grant Process

All farmland owner trainings are from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Ontario County Safety Training Facility,
2914 CR 48 (off CR 46 near Hopewell Complex), Canandaigua, NY  14424

Trainings offered by the Ontario County Agricultural Enhancement Board, the Finger Lakes Land Trust, & the Genesee Land Trust.

Click here for link to registration form  or call Maria Rudzinski 585 396-4416