Department of the Environment

Amanda LaValle

Amanda LaValle, Coordinator

17 Pearl Street
Kingston, NY 12401
Phone: 845-338-7287
Fax: 845-338-7682
E-mail: environment[at]co.ulster.ny[dot]us

Mailing Address:
Ulster County Department of the Environment
PO Box 1800
Kingston, NY 12402-1800

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The Ulster County Department of the Environment coordinates environmental policy and resource planning within County government. The Department utilizes a unique pooled resources model to draw on other departments to bring the right expertise of bear on different issues. Key areas of involvement include; natural resource planning, natural resource inventory data management and creation, stormwater regulation compliance, support of county energy efficiency & green building infrastructure initiatives, and involvement in watershed planning issues.

2019 Executive Order for Renewable Energy

Learn more about the Department of the Environment:

Environmental Plan and 2018 Annual Report 

Ulster County Government Sustainability Initiatives


Click here for information about Ulster County's Bring Your Own Bag (BYOBag) Act

To better highlight the abundant lands and waters of Ulster County that are publicly-accessible for recreation, the County has developed Ulster County REConnect – an interactive online mapping tool that allows residents and visitors to become not only more familiar with these assets, but ultimately to make more use of them.