by Peter Paden
Published November 2, 2012 in the Register-Star
What if the City of Hudson had a nature preserve on the waterfront, more than 100 ecologically rich acres teaming with wildlife, offering spectacular views of the Hudson River and the Catskills beyond, a place where people could explore five distinct Hudson River habitats and learn about the history of human settlement on the river shore, and from which they could set off on a walk that would connect with a seven mile trail network through a thousand acres of conserved forests and open fields along the river shore?
Sound like a pipe dream? It isn’t. CONTINUE READING