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Esopus Meadows Preserve Opens with Park Upgrades

Monday, August 24, 2015 -- 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

Esopus Meadows Ribbon Cutting

Scenic Hudson Land Trust Executive Director Steve Rosenberg, Scenic Hudson Park Planner Heather Blaikie and Town of Esopus Supervisor Kyle Barnett cut the ribbon to celebrate the opening of a dram

SUBMIT YOUR SELFIE: Join the campaign by sharing why YOU love the Hudson!

Thursday, August 20, 2015 -- Scenic Hudson

We’re at an exciting juncture in the Campaign for a Cleaner Hudson—25 State Senators, over 75 municipalities and 141 Members of the State Assembly have called on General Electric to continue the cleanup of the toxic PCBs it dumped in the river for decades. Will you help us amplify the message on social media?

Groups Protect 83 Acres of Farmland in Taghkanic

Thursday, August 20, 2015 -- 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

TAGHKANIC (COLUMBIA COUNTY)—Working together with the Zapp family, Scenic Hudson, Columbia Land Conservancy (CLC) and Equity Trust recently protected the 83-acre Delapenta Farm in Taghkanic. By acquiring a conservation easement on this third-generation dairy farm, the groups ensured the land’s permanent availability for agricultural use. An innovative provision in the easement will keep the land affordable for future farmers.

SATURDAY, AUG. 22: Join us for a ribbon cutting and park opening celebration!

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 -- Scenic Hudson

Join Scenic Hudson for a ribbon cutting to mark the reopening of the improved Esopus Meadows Preserve, our popular Hudson Riverfront park with great views of Esopus Lighthouse and Mills Mansion. The park now has a redesigned trail system to improve accessibility and a newly built 24-by-36-foot public pavilion. Designed to be flood-resilient and able to weather storm surges and sea level rise, the pavilion is perfect for education programs, small events and picnicking. The 11 a.m.

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