Harlem Valley Rail Trail Community Presentation
Saturday, March 24th , 2012 2:00pm
Copake Town Hall
230 Mountain View Road
An update of current efforts to extend the Harlem Valley Rail Trail from Copake Falls to Hillsdale.
For more information, contact Tom Carty of Copake Hillsdale Rail Trail Alliance at 518.610.3008 or Ellen Jouret-Epstein at ellen@clctrustorg or 518.392.5252, ext. 208.
The presentation was co-hosted by the Copake Hillsdale Rail Trail Alliance and Harlem Valley Rail Trail Association with the Columbia Land Conservancy. The consultant team hired to complete the design and construction documents is lead by MKM/Mark K. Morrison Landscape Architecture PC, with offices in New York City, Boston, Wassaic, New York, and Sharon, Connecticut. MKM has extensive experience with trail and open space projects in the New York Metropolitan Area, including the Putnam Rail Trail, Pelham Bay Mixed-Use Path, and Bronx River Greenway in the Bronx, and the Harlem Valley Rail Trail Beaver Pond Outdoor Education Center in Amenia. Clark Engineering and Surveying, based in New Lebanon, is providing engineering and survey services for the project.
At the presentation, landscape architect Mark K. Morrison discussed the project work completed over the past two months to identify key site conditions, potential trailhead locations, links with existing trails, and road crossing options. The consultant team and steering committee will be on hand to answer questions from the public. Light refreshments will be served.