We love the Hudson River Valley. That’s why we work every day to protect it. From legislative campaigns to grassroots efforts, we advocate on behalf of the land, water and people of this region to protect and preserve this majestic place.

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Current Campaigns

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Past Campaigns

Bear Mountain Bridge
Bear Mountain Bridge

To safeguard the Hudson Highlands’ beauty, we partnered in a successful lawsuit to stop construction of a 14-story condominium just north of the Bear Mountain Bridge.


Plum Point
Sloop Hill (New Windsor)

Preserving a prominently visible river promontory and prime bald eagle habitat, NYS acquired 100 acres slated for a 530-unit condominium. Scenic Hudson played a lead role in securing the land’s protection.


Trains bearing crude oil in Albany
Expanded Crude Oil Operations (Albany)

Decreasing the likelihood of hazardous spills and health threats in local neighborhoods, Global Partners decided not to build new crude oil facilities. We partnered in opposing the expanded operations.


Proposed Hudson River Anchorages

Preserving water quality and habitats, the U.S. Coast Guard abandoned plans for 10 new “parking lots” for 43 vessels carrying hazardous substances. We mobilized thousands of citizens to fight the proposal.