Conservation Advisory Council


  • 6 p.m.
  • Meets the third Wednesday of each month
  • Hyde Park Town Hall
    4383 Albany Post Road
    Hyde Park, NY 12538


To advise the Town Board and Planning Board of the Town of Hyde Park in the development, management, and protection of the natural resources of the Town of Hyde Park and to make recommendations on land development affecting the environment.


  • Kerri DeGroat, Chairman
    Term expires: December 31, 2020
  • Susan Maresca
    Term expires: December 31, 2020
  • Erin Drost
  • Term expires: December 31, 2010
  • Conor Tarbell
    Term expires: December 31, 2019
  • Emily Svenson, Liaison
    Email Emily Svenson

What's New

Climate Smart Community

The CAC is currently working with the town board to become a Climate Smart Community. The Climate Smart Community program is a municipal and community plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to adapt to a changing climate. For more information see the NYSDEC website. To get involved, please email the CAC.

Water and Wildlife in Hyde Park

Visit our Water Resources and Wildlife Habitat pages to learn more about our local environment!

Tree Planting at North Park Elementary School

Young girls planting trees at North Park Elementary School


The Conservation Advisory Council currently has 6 vacancies. We are looking for new members! For information, contact us by email.