Legacy

#ValleyPathbreakers: Seven Women Who Improved Life Here

They fought for working women’s rights, advocated for vulnerable children, even rescued drowning sailors. And of course, they called for cleaner river water and greater public access to the Hudson Valley’s natural abundance. To celebrate Women’s History Month, reflect on...
Tomorrow

A Fresh Land-Use Win: Solar Canopies Shading Parking Lots

In the shift to green energy, debates often crop up over possible uses for land, whether solar-panel installations or other climate aids like forests, wildlife habitat, and regenerative agriculture. Lately parking lots have been tagged as one smart potential siting...
Monitor

Three Reasons This Land Save is a Plus: Hudson Highlands

The Hudson Highlands are an ecological powerhouse and a hiker’s paradise. To increase opportunities for people and wildlife to benefit from these magnificent mountains, Scenic Hudson recently partnered with the Hudson Highlands Land Trust to protect 71 forested acres —...
Legacy

The Hudson Valley, Violet Capital of the World

At the turn of the 20th century, a wealthy lady in New York City wouldn’t think of leaving home for a grand celebration or event without pinning a corsage of violets on her gown. Chances are, that bunch of blooms came...
Community

Taking ‘Grammable Valley Photos, Season by Season

Every season in the Hudson Valley brings its own unique and breathtaking views, from the golden leaf reflections in autumn to the mountain laurel blooming along the trails in the spring.  It’s not always easy to fully capture the beauty...