When the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, recently issued a study advising that land conservation groups need to adapt their preservation strategies to deal with changes brought about by climate change, Scenic Hudson was lauded as a success story. Scenic Hudson has been out in front on this issue for some time and has since 2008 had an experienced conservation scientist heading up our data-driven approaches. We’ve not only compiled forward-looking plans for our own work but also use our technology and expertise to assist communities along the Hudson to adapt to rising sea levels.
Event part of February-March lecture series at River Center on Beacon’s Waterfront
Learn About Pollinators and the Hudson Valley Foodshed
In his proposed 2015 budget, Gov. Andrew Cuomo earmarks $20 million to protect Hudson Valley farmland. To ensure the governor’s proposal makes the final budget—we need support in the Legislature. Here's how you can help strengthen our family farms, which contribute powerfully to the region’s economy, supply of healthy, local food—and of course, its beauty.
Farms mean a great deal to us all
In this commentary—featured on www.midhudsonnews.com in mid February of 2015—Ned Sullivan describes the many benefits of our Hudson Valley farms and urges people to urge their elected officials to support proposed funding for farmland protection.