Resource Center

Wednesday, July 9, 2008 -- Jason Taylor

Scenic Hudson has assembled these resources to help Hudson Valley residents engage with the public policy and advocacy issues facing their beloved region.

OFFICIAL FINDER

Help us advocate for the valley’s beauty, health and prosperity, by getting in touch with your own elected officials. This online "official finder" has up-to-date contact information for all the State and Federal lawmakers in your district.

REPORT: Local Food Pathways

This report builds on Scenic Hudson’s Foodshed Conservation Plan by examining some of the pathways that deliver local food to New York City residents.

REPORT: Land Stories

Brochures prepared by Scenic Hudson and other leading conservation organizations that use specific examples to show the broad benefits that conserved land provides in New York State.

MAP: Crude Oil Transport Risk Assessment

GIS analysis detailing environmentally-sensitive and other significant areas within a one-mile blast radius from the CSX river line:

FACT SHEETS: Benefits of the Environmental Protection Fund

These fact sheets detail the benefits that the Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) provides to each Hudson Valley county:

ILLUSTRATED REPORT: Coastal Management Plan

This 74-page illustrated report analyzes the state's 25 year-old shoreline program and identifies some specific reforms. More...

REPORT: Diversifying Finance of Farmland Protection in the Hudson Valley

This paper builds on the work of Scenic Hudson’s regional Foodshed Conservation Plan and describes innovative funding strategies to permanently protect Hudson Valley farmland. More...

 

Brochure: Greenway Achievements

This 4-page brochure describes the history and achievements of the Hudson River Valley Greenway More...

ADDITIONAL LINKS

New York State Government

Federal Government