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Scenic Hudson Praises Gov. Cuomo for Foodshed Protection, Oil Spill Fund Enhancements

Tuesday, January 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

Initiatives promise to create jobs and resilient communities

HUDSON VALLEY—Scenic Hudson today praised Gov. Andrew Cuomo for two initiatives expected to be part of his 2015 combined State of the State and Budget speech: a commitment to protect working farms that are part of the Hudson Valley and New York City’s “foodshed” and raising the cap on the state’s Oil Spill Fund. Both initiatives recognize the inherent importance of land and water conservation and the role natural resources play in leveraging economic development and job creation.

AUDIO BLOG: Gov Cuomo Should Build on Recent Environmental Leadership

Saturday, January 17, 2015 -- Ned Sullivan

In this year-end message—featured on www.midhudsonnews.com in mid January of 2015—Ned Sullivan calls on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to build on the enviromental leadership he showed in 2014 by pursuing four specific initiatives. 

"Cuomo: Opportunities to Continue Environmental Leadership"

Harney & Sons Continues Support for Scenic Hudson

Wednesday, January 14, 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

HUDSON VALLEY—Harney & Sons Fine Teas has committed to continuing its generous financial support of Scenic Hudson through the Harney & Sons Tea 1% for the Planet program. The company has supported Scenic Hudson’s work since 2002, and its latest contribution is $50,000.

Personal Stories Bring to Life Benefits of Land Conservation: Jobs, Health & Resilience Amid Climate Change

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 -- Scenic Hudson

Andy Bicking (Scenic Hudson) 914.489.1568
Eileen Larrabee (Open Space Institute) 518.427.1564
Jessica Ottney (The Nature Conservancy) 518.690.7873
Ethan Winter (Land Trust Alliance) 518.587.0774
Laura Ten Eyck (American Farmland Trust) 518.581.0078
Andrew Zepp (Finger Lakes Land Trust) 607.275.9487
Marc Matsil (Trust for Public Land) 212.574.6868

ALBANY—Community-based conservation groups championing the benefits of open space, farmland conservation and parks today released a compelling publication detailing the broad benefits that conserved land provides in New York State.

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