The Hudson Highlands is a region of simple, yet dramatic beauty, astounding biodiversity, and major historical significance. HHLT is dedicated to conserving this remarkable region forever—please join us!

poet reading banner HHLT's River of Words Poetry Trail at Constitution Marsh in Garrison has been extended through July 16

The River of Words Poetry Trail is a series of unique, temporary installations celebrating the nature-inspired poetry of local students winding through some of the Hudson Highlands' most inspiring natural settings. This exhibit is open dawn to dusk for free self-guided tours. For more information, visit the HHLT ROW website or view the Poetry Trail flyer.

Take a hike coverItching to get outdoors? Join us for a Take-a-Hike! Registration is now open

During the 2017 Hudson Highlands Land Trust Take-A-Hike! season, you will have the opportunity to experience the natural, scenic and historic resources of the Hudson Highlands in eight unique ways. To register for a hike, please visit the schedule page and click on the corresponding link.

 

learn about GRANITE MOUNTAIN PRESERVE, a legacy landscapes project.

Red eftHHLT recently acquired three adjoining parcels totaling 358 acres to create the Granite Mountain Preserve in the Town of Putnam Valley. This project will provide residents with a large connected natural area in the heart of the town that will serve as both public park and preserve. The Granite Mountain Preserve will offer many opportunities for passive recreation including hiking, birding and cross-country skiing along a network of scenic, well-defined trails. The Preserve will also serve to protect important natural resources, including wildlife and plant habitat, and water quality.

For more information, visit the Granite Mountain Preserve web page.

 

Know someone who loves the highlands? we have the perfect gift! 

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Looking for a gift for someone special? Or maybe you just want to treat yourself to something unique? Your search is over! Connecting: Celebrating the People and Places of the Hudson Highlands is the perfect gift for anyone who loves the Hudson Highlands. And, your purchase directly supports HHLT's work, ensuring that future generations will enjoy connections to the special places photographed in this beautiful book, just as we do now. It is truly the gift that gives twice! Priced at $85/book, it is available at HHLT's office or at HHLT's online store.

Signed Copies Available while they last...
A limited supply of books signed by photographer Christine Ashburn is available at HHLT's office -- if you would like a signed copy, please act soon, these will only be available while they last. 

HHLT's Proposal to the Garrison Union Free School District Board of Education

On May 20, 2015, HHLT made a presentation regarding the conservation of the Garrison School Forest to the GUFS Board of Education at their regular meeting. You can view a map, detailing the proposal area, and an informational document that lays out the details and answers some questions related to the proposal that was prepared independantly by a Garrison School parent, Jill Corson Lake. Any Garrison School District residents wishing for more information on this proposal should feel free to contact the Land Trust. We are happy to answer questions.

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Land Trust Alliance

The Hudson Highlands Land Trust is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization incorporated in 1989 under Section 402 of the Not-for-Profit Corporation Law of New York. A copy of our latest annual financial report may be obtained by writing to the Land Trust or to the NYS Attorney General's Office, Charities Bureau, Albany, NY 12231.

 

BBB Accredited Charity SealHudson Highlands Land Trust is an Accredited Better Business Bureau Charity Seal Holder, meeting its twenty Standards for Charity Accountability.