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.