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Conservation Deal Further Protects Largest Tidal Wetland on Hudson River

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 -- Scenic Hudson

Jay Burgess
Director of Communications, Scenic Hudson, Inc.
Tel: (845) 473-4440 x222 Cell: (914) 489-0362 Fax: (845) 473-0740

Adds 132 acres to popular RamsHorn-Livingston Sanctuary

CATSKILL (Greene County)—Scenic Hudson’s protection of 132 acres adjacent to its RamsHorn-Livingston Sanctuary ensures this land will continue sustaining one of the most unique and unspoiled habitats along the Hudson River estuary and will help the region be more resilient to the impacts of climate change.

Movie Nights Return to the Poughkeepsie Waterfront

Monday, July 3, 2017 -- Scenic Hudson

The MHR Foundation, with the help of Scenic Hudson and several other not-for-profits and area businesses, are pleased once again to present movie nights at Upper Landing Park at 83 N. Water St. in Poughkeepsie. Movie Nights Under the Walkway offer FREE family-friendly movies open to the public, as well as musical entertainment and food vendors. Join us for Movies Under the Walkway!

Saturday, July 8

Scenic Hudson Reacts to U.S. Rep. Maloney Announcement about Halting Expanded Anchoring by Crude-Oil Barges

Thursday, June 29, 2017 -- Scenic Hudson

Andy Bicking
Director of Public Policy & Special Projects, Scenic Hudson, Inc.
Cell: 914 489 1568

UPDATE: Upon careful review of Coast Guard policy, it’s now clear that the development outlined below does not effectively eliminate the proposal to anchor many more crude-oil barges on the Hudson. It creates a structured process for evaluating the potential need for anchorages and their risk to the public, the environment and our communities. See this page for more information on the Coast Guard process.

Scenic Hudson’s Falling Waters Preserve Closed June 8-10 for Maintenance

Monday, June 5, 2017 -- Scenic Hudson

Jay Burgess
Director of Communications, Scenic Hudson, Inc.
Tel: (845) 473-4440 x222 Cell: (914) 489-0362 Fax: (845) 473-0740

Following three-day closure, park will be back for normal enjoyment by the public

SAUGERTIES (Ulster County) — Scenic Hudson’s popular Falling Waters Preserve will close for three days—Thursday, June 8, through Saturday, June 10—for maintenance near the park’s trailhead and parking area.

Environmental Leaders Blast EPA’s Hudson River Report on PCB Cleanup

Thursday, June 1, 2017 -- Scenic Hudson

Manna Jo Greene, Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, 835 265 8080, Ext. 7113, or
Gil Hawkins, Hudson River Fishermen’s Association, 201 446 2652, or
Kate Kiely, Natural Resources Defense Council, 212 727 4592, or
Cliff Weathers, Riverkeeper, 845 445 8257, or
Ned Sullivan, Scenic Hudson, 914 489 4630, or
Roger Downs, Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter, 518 426 9144, or

Review ignores contamination’s impacts on people, environment, economy