This year’s Farmland Cycling Tour benefits from media sponsorship from the Poughkeepsie Journal. The event will offer up to 300 preregistered cyclists a unique way of experiencing the power of working farms Scenic Hudson has helped preserve and enhance among the beautiful rolling countryside of Dutchess County, and of Columbia County for those participating in the longest of three rides developed for the event.
In this commentary—featured on www.midhudsonnews.com in late August of 2014—Ned Sullivan calls for enhancements to GE's PCB cleanup that would complete the environmental recovery of the river and spark the economic revitalization of neighboring communities.
Small enhancement of cleanup and dredging of navigation channel necessary for economic revitalization.
Explore history of ironworks that helped win the Civil War
COLD SPRING (Putnam County, N.Y.)—Starting on Sept. 6, Scenic Hudson will offer guided tours of its West Point Foundry Preserve on the first Saturday of each month through November. The free, 90-minute tours will begin at 11 a.m. in the preserve’s parking lot at 68 Kemble Ave. A trail also connects the preserve to Cold Spring’s Metro-North station.
Seeks public input on strategies to prevent flooding, enhance economy
CATSKILL (Greene County)—The Catskill Waterfront Resilience Task Force—which has spent the last nine months exploring ways to reduce risks to the village from accelerating sea level rise and the increased frequency of flooding and storm surges—will present its draft recommendations at a public meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 19. The meeting will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. in the village’s Senior Center at 15 Academy St.