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Public Invited to Comment on Land Preservation Standards and Practices

Thursday, October 4, 2018 -- Scenic Hudson

In 2008, Scenic Hudson was one of the nation’s first land trusts to be recognized for meeting the highest standards in conserving land for public benefit. This validation came from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance, a national land conservation organization that represents more than 1,000 member land trusts supported by more than five million members nationwide.

New Study Details Oil Spill Risks on Hudson River

Monday, October 1, 2018 -- Scenic Hudson

Scenic Hudson Environmental Advocacy Director Hayley Carlock, 845 473 4440, ext. 210;

Provides first-ever comprehensive scientific analysis of risks to drinking water, habitats, riverfront communities

Report comes as U.S. Department of Transportation repeals rule requiring more efficient brakes on trains carrying crude oil, other flammable substances

Doctor and Investment Expert Join Scenic Hudson Board

Friday, August 17, 2018 -- Scenic Hudson

Reed Sparling
Writer, Scenic Hudson, Inc.
Tel: (845) 473-4440 x104

HUDSON VALLEY, N.Y.—In its work to protect and enhance the natural beauty and environmental resources vital to the health of the Hudson Valley, Scenic Hudson has added to the expertise represented by members of its Board of Directors. The organization announces that Dr. Cybele Fishman and Judah S. Kraushaar are the organization’s newest board members.

Nationally Significant Landscape Protected in Hudson Highlands

Saturday, July 21, 2018 -- Scenic Hudson

Steve Rosenberg, Executive Director, The Scenic Hudson Land Trust
914 489 7925,

Conserving world-class hiking trails, safeguarding important habitats and local water supplies are primary benefits of preserving 1,178-acre property

HUDSON VALLEY—Preserving popular ridgetop hiking trails, irreplaceable forest and habitat, world-class views and the water supplies of six communities—those are the major benefits from protecting 1,178 highly scenic and ecologically important acres in the eastern Hudson Highlands. Slopeline, LLC, an affiliate of Scenic Hudson, acquired the land on July 19.