From historical hamlets to dynamic urban centers, the diversity of people and communities make our region a special place. To help keep it that way, we provide tools and support to help grow equitable, sustainable, thriving communities. Whether it’s smart development, revitalizing natural and cultural assets, or furthering the cause of environmental justice, there is a lot to be done. Love your town? Get involved and help shape the future.


Active Campaigns

ECO-LOGIC: Greening New York’s Budget

During the annual budgeting process in Albany, we make the case that investment in a clean, healthy environment is paramount to quality of life in New York.

River Access

On both shores of the Hudson, railroad tracks prevent communities from accessing their waterfronts and taking advantage of the river’s recreational, scenic, and economic potential. We must continue to protect and enhance river access for all.
Senator Gillibrand and Scenic Hudson's Ned Sullivan advocating for a cleaner Hudson River. February 2024 in Albany.

Heal the Hudson

We need sustained citizen action to heal the Hudson River and restore the health and full economic potential of the valley’s most important natural resource.

Past Campaign Wins

Sloop Hill (New Windsor)

Preserving a prominently visible river promontory and prime bald eagle habitat, NYS acquired 100 acres slated for a 530-unit condominium. Scenic Hudson played a lead role in securing the land’s protection.

Ask a Scenic Hudson Community Expert

Ned Sullivan

President, Scenic Hudson

Jeffrey Anzevino

Director of Land Use Advocacy

Duane Martinez

River Cities Project Manager