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The Room Where it Happens for Forests and Climate

In late 2019, Governor Lamont signed Executive Order #3, which re-energized the Governor's Council on Climate Change (GC3) with broader representation and new working groups.

4 new Sub-Groups of the GC3 -- Forests, Agriculture/Soils, Rivers, and Wetlands -- are holding public meetings between January and June, 2020 to develop recommendations to help Connecticut chart the path forward on policies and actions related to Climate Change. The meetings of these 4 Sub-Groups are open to the public (both in person and remotely via Zoom Meeting or Skype), and many of the meetings are being held at CFPA. There is a period for public comments at all meetings.

CFPA's Executive Director, Eric Hammerling, is Chairing the Forests Sub-Group with support from Christopher Martin, Cary Lynch, and Jaimeson Sinclair at DEEP:

Forests Sub-Group Public Meetings
Date Time Location (subject to change)
1/31/20 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. CFPA, 16 Meriden Road, Rockfall
2/27/20 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. deKoven House, 27 Washington Street, Middletown
3/10/20 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. CFPA, 16 Meriden Road, Rockfall
3/24/20 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Remote via Zoom Meeting
4/7/20 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. Remote via Zoom Meeting
4/21/20 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Remote via Zoom Meeting
5/7/20 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. Remote via Zoom Meeting
5/21/20 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Remote via Zoom Meeting
6/18/20 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Remote via Zoom Meeting

Go here for the meeting schedule and minutes for all of the working groups and sub-groups.

Go here to join a Forests Sub-Group meeting remotely using Zoom Meeting  or Dial 1-646-876-9923 with Meeting ID: 941 0301 6176.

Go here for GC3 Forests & Climate Change Resources.

If you have questions or would like to find out how to get involved, you can email Eric Hammerling at CFPA.