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NYC Event Highlights Importance of Valley Farms

Thursday, July 3, 2014 -- Scenic Hudson

On July 1, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and families of top academic achievers from every public high school in the city celebrated the young scholars. Scenic Hudson was lead sponsor for the Gracie Mansion event, which created a powerful platform for promoting our groundbreaking Foodshed Conservation Plan. Scenic Hudson is leading a charge in working with farm families and other land conservation and agriculture groups to preserve and enhance agriculture to provide more local, healthy food to the valley and a huge underserved market in New York City.

Conservation Easement Protects Farm, Town’s Natural Beauty

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 -- Scenic Hudson

Jay Burgess
Director of Communications, Scenic Hudson, Inc.
Tel: (845) 473-4440 x222 Cell: (914) 489-0362 Fax: (845) 473-0740
jburgess@scenichudson.org

Deal also preserves spectacular views from Vanderbilt Mansion

ESOPUS (Ulster County)—Taking another step in its campaign to Save the Land That Matters Most, Scenic Hudson has acquired a conservation easement ensuring the permanent protection of 80 acres of farm fields and woods in Esopus. The easement ensures that the property—currently an active equine operation—will remain in private ownership and on the tax rolls. It also means the land will always be available for agriculture.

Portions of Franny Reese State Park to be Closed for Repairs

Thursday, May 29, 2014 -- Scenic Hudson

Jay Burgess
Director of Communications, Scenic Hudson, Inc.
Tel: (845) 473-4440 x222 Cell: (914) 489-0362 Fax: (845) 473-0740
jburgess@scenichudson.org

LLOYD (ULSTER COUNTY)—Now through mid-June, portions of Franny Reese State Park will be closed periodically to allow for repair of trails and drainage structures caused by severe storms in recent years. Signs and construction tape will alert visitors to what sections of the park are under construction and off-limits.

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