Posts tagged "Open Space Institute"
Hess Farm project needs $40,000

Hess Farm project needs $40,000

A new sign outside Gardiner Town Hall will track the final fundraising needed to protect a local farm for future generations. Members of the newly formed “Hess Farm Preservation Committee” gathered recently to install the sign and kick off the $40,000 winter fundraising campaign. Albert Hess has agreed to sell the development rights to his...
Mohonk Preserve Foothills public engagement session

Mohonk Preserve Foothills public engagement session

Mohonk Preserve invites community members to participate in a public meeting to discuss the draft land asset management plan for the Mohonk Preserve Foothills this Saturday, Feb. 25 from 10 a.m. to noon at SUNY New Paltz Lecture Center, Room 102. Last fall, the Open Space Institute (OSI) acquired over 850 acres of ecologically and...
Cuomo parks budget earmarks $1 million for trail restoration at Minnewaska

Cuomo parks budget earmarks $1 million for trail restoration at Minnewaska

While a governor’s budget under dire fiscal constraints is typically not a time to celebrate, those who administer, work under and/or enjoy the great outdoors and New York State public park system certainly have something to be thankful for. New York State governor Andrew Cuomo’s budget has earmarked approximately $33 million toward repairs, upgrades and...