HUDSON VALLEY – Through an interest-free loan from The Pew Charitable Trusts, Scenic Hudson now has immediate access to $5 million of a $20-million bequest it received recently from 100-year-old kayaking philanthropist Kathryn Wasserman Davis. The environmental group will use the money to buy land to create public parks up and down the Hudson River. To date it has created 40 such places where people can experience the river's inspiration, sightseeing and recreation.
Bold Land-Saving Campaign Announced at Ceremony
On Sunday, Oct. 14, Scenic Hudson President Ned Sullivan announced a plan to save 65,000 acres of "the land that matters most" from Westchester County to the Capital Region, while accepting the Val-Kill Medal. The honor was presented to Scenic Hudson by Rob Dyson at the Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val-Kill (ERVK) to Scenic Hudson because we have preserved land vital to the Hudson Valley's beauty and economic health.
Scenic Hudson president Ned Sullivan calls for broad participation in reaching lofty goal
HUDSON VALLEY – Scenic Hudson President Ned Sullivan announced a plan to save 65,000 acres of "the land that matters most" from Westchester County to the Capital Region while accepting the Val-Kill Medal on Sunday, October 14.
POUGHKEEPSIE -- With a new administration in Albany pursuing an ambitious environmental agenda -- including more money for conservation and a focus on smart growth -- and with the legislature and governor passing landmark environmental initiatives, Scenic Hudson is advancing a stronger public affairs program.
In a recent blog entry for The Daily Green, a new Web site from Hearst Magazines, Scenic Hudson President Ned Sullivan wrote about a new film about the dangers of ocean acidification by Barbara Ettinger and board member Sven Huseby.