Public Support For Environmental Funding Across New York State
A 2015 public opinion survey commissioned by The Nature Conservancy, Open Space Institute, The Trust for Public Land and The Adirondack Council conducted by a bi-partisan team of firms showed that New Yorkers overwhelmingly support increasing public investment in the state's environmental quality. The survey revealed extraordinary support statewide, across party lines in every demographic -- confirming that voters understand investing in clean water, resilient infrastructure, and conserving natural resources are essential to building strong, healthy communities and economic prosperity in New York. Read a memo about the public opinion survey.
Twenty Years of Results
Read a 2014 report by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation commemorating the 20th anniversary of the EPF and highlighting programs that have improved communities, protected clean water, and provided jobs throughout New York State.
County Fact Sheets
Click on the counties below to learn how hundreds of investments from the Environmental Protection Fund are safeguarding the things New Yorkers love most.
Manhattan/New York County
Staten Island/Richmond County
St. Lawrence County