MONROE COUNTY IS PROUD TO ANNOUCE IT HAS BECOME A 2023 NYS BRONZE CERTIFIED CLIMATE SMART COMMUNITY!
On April 21, 2023, Monroe County officially earned its title as a Bronze Climate Certified Smart Community. The Climate Smart Communities program supports local efforts to meet the economic, social, and environmental challenges posed by climate change. To achieve Climate Smart Certification, Monroe County accumulated points for planning and implementing actions that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve community resilience to the worsening impacts of climate change. The County successfully met the criteria, earning a total of 157 points from 21 completed actions.