Susan Bolitzer: Hudson Valley Hero

Friday, February 1, 2008 -- Anonymous (not verified)

Susan Bolitzer helped found and is president of the Esopus Creek Conservancy, a new land trust in Saugerties, Ulster County. Uniting landowners, municipalities and conservationists, she spearheaded creation of Esopus Bend Nature Preserve. The 161-acre property features a freshwater wetland, forest and 6,400 feet of frontage along Esopus Creek.

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“Creating Esopus Bend brought people together to preserve something important to the entire community. It's wonderful for local schools teaching children about nature's beauty and fragility.”