Environmental Conservation Board (ECB)


The Purpose of the Environmental Conservation Board

All applications made to the Town Board, Zoning Board of Appeals and the Planning Board for land development within any areas described in the Open Space Index, as adopted by the Town Board, shall be referred to the Environmental Conservation Board for review and comment.

The Value of Trees

Tree Workshop and Giveaway: Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Select these links to PDF files of articles and information on trees:

What Is a Riparian Forest Buffer?

Stream Buffers: A Tool for Watershed Protection

Agroforestry: Working Trees for Water Quality


Natural Resource Protection News

From the Town of Canandaigua Environmental Conservation Board

Select these links to PDF files of our Town Newsletter and materials:

Town Newsletter, February 2019

Town Newsletter, January 2019

Town Newsletter, December 2018

Town Newsletter, November 2018

Town Newsletter, October 2018

Town Newsletter, September 2018

Town Newsletter August 2018

Town Newsletter July 2018

Town Newsletter June 2018

Town Newsletter May 2018

Town Newsletter April 2018

Town Newsletter March 2018

Town Newsletter February 2018

Town Newsletter January 2018

It's Time to Tally Your Trees: Information on Planting

Empty Your Swimming Pool Wisely: Options for Removing Chlorine

Summer 2017 Newsletter

"Constructing a Rain Garden, Step by Step"

"Support Your Local Pollinators: Tips for the Birds and the Bees"


Ontario County Eco-Heroes: Spotlight on Sustainability

Recent Newsletters

Select these links to PDF files of recent "Spotlight on Sustainability" Newsletters:

Spotlight on Sustainability, December 2018

Spotlight on Sustainability, September 2018


Board Members

Joyce Marthaller, Chairperson
5990 County Road 32
Canandaigua, NY 14424

Justin Damann
5824 Rossier Road
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Edith Davey
4715 Emerson Road
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Kim Foreman
2385 McIntyre Road
Canandaigua, NY 14424

Saralinda Hooker
3414 West Lake Boulevard
Canandaigua, NY 14424

Pat Venezia
5120 Laura Lane
Canandaigua, NY 14424

Michael E. Bloom
2560 Brickyard Road
Canandaigua, NY 14424



John Robortella, Secretary
5555 Purdy Road, Site 33
Canandaigua, NY 14424





















2019 Meeting Schedule

Meeting Agendas

Meeting Minutes

Annual Reports

2019 Rules of Procedure


Information for Residents

Click here to learn more about some invasive species in the Town of Canandaigua - photos, signs & symptoms, controls and where to report sightings.

Click here to learn more about correctly discharging pool water in the Town of Canandaigua.

Click here to learn more about proper handling of pet waste.

NYS DEC Phosphorus Law

NYS DEC Hogweed Information

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

Oak Wilt Information

NYS DEC Recycling Info

NYS Hemlock Initiative from Cornell University, January 28, 2019



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