Natural Resources Inventory

The Natural Resources Inventory is a collaboration between the City of Rensselaer, the Rensselaer County Land Trust, and the Cornell Cooperative Extension through the DEC. The goal of the Natural Resources Inventory is to collect, visualize, and interpret the City's natural resources in order to provide a basis for sustainability and resiliency to be fully incorporated into Rensselaer's long term planning and project review process.

The Natural Resources Inventory will be completed May, 2021.

Public participation will be necessary for this process! Please join the Planning Department to learn

more about the city's natural resources on the following dates:

  • September 14th at 6:30 PM, Planning Commission (Zoom meeting)

  • October 5th at 6:00 PM,  Public information session (Zoom meeting)

  • May 11th at 6:00 PM, Public information and feedback session.​​


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Public comment will also be accepted via email, please send all comments to

ketura.vics@rensselaerny.gov