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.
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.
In this commentary—featured on www.midhudsonnews.com 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
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.
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.