In this audio commentary, recorded for midhudsonnews.com in mid-January 2017, Ned Sullivan celebrates three recent announcments from Gov. Andrew Cuomo that will offer lasting benefits to the Hudson Valley and its environment.
In this audio commentary, recorded for midhudsonnews.com in mid-December 2016, Ned Sullivan calls on two Federal officials—EPA Region 2 Administrator Judith Enck and Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson—to take action on issues important to the Hudson Valley's environment and public health before their terms end in January.
In this audio commentary, recorded for midhudsonnews.com in late August, 2016, Ned Sullivan new threats to the Hudson River from a possible change in Coast Guard regulations that would establish new anchorage grounds for up to 43 ships and barges, many of which could be filled with volatile crude oil.
In this commentary, broadcast on midhudsonnews.com in late July 2016, Scenic Hudson President Ned Sullivan updates listeners on Scenic Hudson's new Hudson Valley Conservation Strategy and how it can help protect the region's wildlife and working farms in the face of global climate change.
In this commentary—featured on www.midhudsonnews.com in early July of 2016—Scenic Hudson President Ned Sullivan invites listeners to celebrate our nation's independence (and its rich history) by taking a free guided tour of our West Point Foundry Preserve in Cold Spring, Putnam County.
In this commentary—featured on www.midhudsonnews.com in early June of 2016—Scenic Hudson President Ned Sullivan reviews the many benefits that children get from hands-on experiences of the natural world and shares the details Scenic Hudson's upcoming series of Summer education programs
Tidal wetlands are among the most productive and protective ecosystems on the planet. Unfortunately, they’re also among the most fragile. For centuries they were considered wastelands—a hindrance to progress and ripe for exploitation. It’s been estimated that since European settlement, half of the wetlands in the continental U.S. have been drained, filled or irreparably damaged.