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Poets' Walk Construction Update: Park to be Closed 7/12-14

Thursday, June 30, 2016 -- Scenic Hudson

Summer construction at Scenic Hudson’s popular Poets’ Walk Park will soon be entering its final stages. The park has been open to the public throughout the project thus far, but upcoming work near the entrance gate and driveway will require us to close the park for three days: Tuesday, July 12; Wednesday, July 13; and Thursday, July 14.

Law Firm Recognized for Outstanding Pro Bono Services Critical to Hudson River and Land Along its Shores

Thursday, June 30, 2016 -- Scenic Hudson

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

Debevoise & Plimpton donated 1,000 hours of expertise to Scenic Hudson

HUDSON VALLEY, N.Y.—Having recently reached a milestone 1,000 hours of donated professional services from a global powerhouse law firm, the environmental and land preservation group Scenic Hudson is recognizing partners and attorneys with Debevoise & Plimpton LLP for their commitment to sustainability and leadership in pro bono initiatives. The firm is headquartered in New York City.

Free Monthly Tours—and Special Lantern Tours—offered this summer at West Point Foundry Preserve

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 -- Scenic Hudson

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

COLD SPRING (Putnam County, N.Y.)—This summer Scenic Hudson will continue offering monthly guided tours of its West Point Foundry Preserve. In addition, it will host two special evening lantern tours of the site.

AUDIO BLOG: Connecting Children with Nature

Monday, June 6, 2016 -- Ned Sullivan

In this commentary—featured on in early June of 2016—Scenic Hudson President Ned Sullivan reviews the many benefits that children get from hands-on experiences of the natural world and shares the details Scenic Hudson's upcoming series of  Summer education programs  

"SUMMER PROGRAMS: Helping Kids See Nature in a New Perspective"

RIVERFRONT ACTION: Finding your Way Along the Fjord Trail

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 -- Scenic Hudson

Later this month expect to see the first wayfinding signs along the Hudson Highlands Fjord Trail. Developed by VOX, Inc., the signs will feature signature birds’-eye, hand-drawn maps by Maria Rabinky, the same artist that created maps for the Greater Walkway Experience—but this time they’ll have a distinctly Hudson Highlands look.

RIVERFRONT ACTION NEWS: The People’s Waterfront Offers a New Lease on Life for Newburgh’s Con Iron Site

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 -- Jeff Anzevino AICP

Looking through the Wind Gate of the Hudson Highlands, southward past Bannerman’s Island, Storm King Mountain and Breakneck Ridge, the view from the City of Newburgh waterfront is unparalleled. Recently, seven acres along the Hudson River here have opened to the public, providing a new place for people to connect quietly with the river and its scenic splendor or enjoy festivals with hundreds of others.