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For Release: Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Media Advisory for Thursday, April 24

$1.4 Million in Conservation Grants to Statewide Land Trusts to Be Announced

The Earth Week celebration continues tomorrow with an announcement of $1.4 million in conservation grants to land trusts statewide at event tomorrow with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the Land Trust Alliance.

Who: Remarks will be given by:

  • DEC Commissioner Joe Martens
  • Seth McKee, Chair, Land Trust Alliance New York Advisory Board & Scenic Hudson
  • Senator Cecilia F. Tkaczyk
  • Assemblymember Patricia A. Fahy
  • Altamont Mayor James Gaughan
  • Peter Ten Eyck, Indian Ladder Farms
  • Mark King, Executive Director, Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy

When: Thursday, April 24 at noon

Where: Indian Ladder Farms, 342 Altamont Road, Altamont, NY

A short walking tour will follow the news conference.

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