Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Plan (CARP)

The Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Plan (CARP) for your community has been developed over the past year through a stakeholder engagement process involving a vulnerability assessment and identification of adaptation strategies to reduce the impacts of climate change. The draft plan is now available for review.

Choose the draft community plan you want to review from the list below to download or view.


To submit comments, click the “submit comments” button and follow the instructions on the form.

Identify the Town/City/Village plan you are reviewing, indicate the section and provide specific edits in your comments.

Please focus attention to the content of the plan, correct spelling of local features and the Strategy Implementation Table.

*Note formatting, appendices, glossary and works cited are under construction.

There is also a place to upload photos (storm damage, flooding, landscapes, iconic features) if you have them to share.

Please provide a photo credit.

Comments will be accepted until March 25th 2024.

Community Plan Drafts

If you require an accessible PDF please contact us at with the Town draft(s) that you need.


Ancram PDF

Ancram Word Doc


Austerlitz PDF

Austerlitz Word Doc


Canaan PDF

Canaan Word Doc


Chatham PDF

Chatham Word Doc


Claverack PDF

Clacerack Word Doc


Copake PDF

Copake Word Doc


Gallatin PDF

Gallatin Word Doc


Germantown PDF

Germantown Word Doc


Ghent PDF

Ghent Word Doc


Hillsdale PDF

Hillsdale Word Doc


Hudson PDF

Hudson Word Doc

Town of Kinderhook

Town of Kinderhook PDF

Town of Kinderhook Word Doc

Village of Kinderhook

Village of Kinderhook PDF

Village of Kinderhook Word Doc

New Lebanon

New Lebanon PDF

New Lebanon Word Doc


Philmont PDF

Philmont Word Doc


Taghkanic PDF

Taghkanic Word Doc


Valatie PDF

Valatie Word Doc

Columbia County

Columbia County PDF

Columbia County Word Doc


Audrey Kropp
Program Manager, Natural Resources & the Environment
(518) 622-9820 ext. 102

Last updated March 21, 2024