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Conservation Planning Guidance

Planning Guidance Documents

The following publications from the Hudson River Estuary Program can help communities and partners learn about habitat priorities and conservation approaches for the watershed. A limited number of hard copies are available from the Estuary Program, or PDF copies can be downloaded from the links below.

Fact Sheets

For concise overviews of topics related to biodiversity, natural areas, and conservation and land-use planning, the following fact sheets are available to view or download. Hard copies are available upon request.


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The following videos explore conservation planning topics through interviews and footage of the beautiful estuary watershed. They are available to view on the DEC YouTube channel and the Conservation and Land Use YouTube channel (leaves DEC website).

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