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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
rsparling@scenichudson.org

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, srosenberg@scenichudson.org

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.

Scenic Hudson Commends Leading NY Contractors Group for Urging EPA to Continue PCB Cleanup

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 -- Scenic Hudson

Ned Sullivan
President, Scenic Hudson, Inc.
914 489 4630, nsullivan@scenichudson.org

Letter says remaining contamination presents “obstacles to the economic gains our industry hopes to foster”

HUDSON VALLEY—Scenic Hudson today praised Associated General Contractors of New York State (AGC NYS) for urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to take steps that will ensure a more comprehensive Hudson River PCB cleanup.

Trail Route Options to be Shared for Public Comment at Community Open House Event

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 -- 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

TARRYTOWN (Westchester County)—Residents of Tarrytown and its neighboring communities are encouraged to attend a public open house on Sunday, June 24, during which three options for how best to connect Westchester County RiverWalk under the Mario M. Cuomo Memorial Bridge will be shared for comment. The routes to be presented would create a trail connection between two existing sections of RiverWalk north and south of the bridge, essentially closing the largest last remaining gap in that trail in Tarrytown.

Scenic Hudson Commends Ulster County Executive for Opposing Gas-Fired Power Plant

Friday, June 15, 2018 -- Scenic Hudson

Contact: Director of Environmental Advocacy Hayley Carlock, 845 891 3148 or hcarlock@scenichudson.org

HUDSON VALLEY—Scenic Hudson commends Ulster County Executive Mike Hein for his recent statement opposing the Glidepath/Lincoln Park gas-fired power plant proposal in the Town of Ulster. Scenic Hudson shares the county’s opposition to this project—or any fossil fuel infrastructure project in this location—and its concern about misaligned state and federal policies that promote the siting of polluting power plants in the Hudson Valley. The county executive’s statement is the latest in a series of strong environmental and renewable energy actions taken by the county.

Land Deal Allows Major Expansion of Fishkill Farms and Protects 240 Wooded Acres along Popular Trout Stream

Thursday, June 14, 2018 -- 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

Scenic Hudson collaborates with Dirt Capital, local land trusts

EAST FISHKILL (Dutchess County)—Fishkill Farms already is one of Dutchess County’s most productive and popular farm operations, supplying dozens of varieties of fruits and vegetables to consumers throughout the Hudson Valley and New York City. Scenic Hudson has partnered with a private equity “impact” investor in farmland conservation to preserve 105 acres with high-quality soils adjacent to the farm—providing its owner with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to expand.

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