is welcome to attend these meetings..
Board meetings are the 2nd Tuesday of the month, 7 - 9pm, at the
Town Hall unless otherwise noted.
Park Committee meetings are on the 3rd Thursday of the month, 7 - 9pm, at
the Town Hall.
Advisory Board meetings are the last Wednesday of the month at 7 - 9pm at
Valois Logan Hector Fire House on Route 414.
**Hector Clean Waters - A group of Hector citizens, concerned about clean water around Seneca Lake.
**Seneca Lake Byway, Inc. (SLBI) - Presently
the group has ad-hoc meetings at the Finger Lakes National Forest Headquarters. All
meetings are open to the public. The group has successfully had the
route, which runs from the Hector line through the village
of Lodi in Seneca County, designated as a scenic byway. The
Byway was first mentioned in the Schuyler Comprehensive
Plan as a recommendation to increase the economic development
of Schuyler County. For more information contact Chris Kimball-Peterson,
Director 387-4990 or email@example.com.
Community Association (HCA) - meetings
are the last Thursday of every month, 7 - 9pm, except July,
August, November & December. We usually meet at
the Hector Presbyterian Church or sometimes the VLH Firehouse,
as needed. Founded in October of 2002, This Hector Community
Association seeks to preserve, protect and promote the natural
beauty, environment and resources of the Seneca Lake Hector
Watershed District through the development of a comprehensive
plan, consistent with economic stability of the area: We promote
Agricultural interests, Business development, Water quality
and quantity, Tourism and Scenic By-way projects" through
our community members.
Watch & Friends
of the Finger Lakes National Forest (FOFLNF) meetings are ad hoc when local issues are in need of input
and action. Forest
Watch is a local community
group. If you live near the
you can protect the landscape by involving yourself and your
friends in building a strong network of inhabitants who pay
close attention to what's going on in the
Direct communication between the public and the Hector Ranger
Station from a broad spectrum of stakeholders is the best
brake on old Forest Service policy. Friends
of the Forest, usually meet on ad-hoc Sundays at the
but sometimes meet at the VLH Firehouse, contact Kathy Engel
607-546-277-0380, or email.
Trail Organization - The mission of the Finger Lakes Trail Conference is to build,
protect, and enhance a continuous footpath across
Forever! The main Finger Lakes Trail is 562 miles long
and connects the Catskill Mountains with the
by passing through remote areas of the
Southern Tier of New York State. The main Finger Lakes
Trail connects with the North Country National Scenic Trail
The Conservation Trail, a major branch trail, connects with
Altogether, the main trail and its branch and loop trails
total over 850 miles. Many sections of the Finger Lakes Trail
are official segments of the North Country National Scenic
Trail. This 4,600-mile-long foot trail is being built across
seven states between Lake Champlain in
and Lake Sakakawea in
Association - Trails span Schuyler,
totaling approximately 50 miles of main trails and 10-20 miles
of secondary trails. Meet on 1st Monday at 7pm at the
American Legion, Route 96, Trumansburg. Contact Jane
M. V. Ike, TLSA Secretary, P.O. Box 458, Trumansburg, NY 14886,
phone 607-387-9813 or 607-546-5286, or email.
Lakes Land Trust - Founded
in 1989, the Finger Lakes Land Trust works to protect the
natural integrity of the Finger Lakes Region. Our work involves
establishing nature preserves, holding conservation easements,
educating for responsible stewardship, and working cooperatively
with private groups and public agencies. We are a non-profit
organization supported by donations from members and grants
received from private foundations and government agencies.
Through a variety of means, we have provided protection for
thousands of acres of wetlands, streams, meadows, forests,
farmlands and shrublands throughout the Finger Lakes Region.
These lands are rich with a diversity of wildlife and plants. The
Land Trust has over 200 active volunteers. Without the hard
work of these many individuals, the Land Trust wouldn't be
able to work for land protection. We need your skills,
talents and enthusiasm to continue this noble cause. Join
of the Finger Lakes - This group brings together those who want to enjoy every
aspect of the Finger Lakes Region. The Heart of New
York State is bounded by the I-390 Expressway in the West,
The New York State Thruway in the North, the I-81 Expressway
and Route 13 in the East, and Route 17, the Southern Tier
Expressway, in the South.
Lake Pure Waters Association - Studies
and informs the members and the public about ways to conserve,
improve and protect the water resources and the environment
and its watershed.
At the same time, the Association strives to preseve and enhance
the waried landscape within the watershed by promoting improvements
to technology and patterns of development that do not have
an adverse impact on our environment.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County - Cornell Cooperative Extension is a State recognized high-quality
educational and outreach endeavor that helps New Yorkers build
strong and vibrant communities. Their mission is to
enable people to improve their lives and communities through
partnerships with Cornell Education and Information that puts
experience and research knowledge to work. Contact CCE at
(607) 535-7161 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
County Environmental Management Council - The
Schuyler County Environmental Management Council (EMC) was
established in 1974 to foster unified action on environmental
problems among local governments, and among public and private
agencies and organizations. The Council is made up of appointed
12 municipalities, schools and the Legislature. Staff from
Cornell Cooperative Extension and the Soil & Water Conservation
District are active members, along with business and professional
people, farmers, skilled workers, homemakers, students and
senior citizens. Since its formation, the EMC has assisted
municipalities in reviewing projects affecting the environment,
advised the Legislature on environmental issues, and provided
information to the general public. This
environmental action group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month, from 7-9 p.m. in the Auditorium of the
All meetings are open to the public. For more information,
contact Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County.