The Hudson Highlands is a region of simple, yet dramatic beauty, astounding biodiversity, and major historical significance. HHLT is dedicated to conserving this remarkable region forever—please join us!

HHLT Partners with Cornell Cooperative Extension to Present Invasive Plants Workshop for Homeowners on November 12th

Interested homeowners are encouraged to attend a free program on Saturday, November 12, at 11:00am, at Winter Hill (20 Nazareth Way) designed to help homeowners combat invasive plant species on their properties. The Hudson Highlands Land Trust (HHLT) has partnered with the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rockland County to offer a presentation with tips to identify a dozen aggressive plant pests in our area and outline best management practices for getting them under control. Read more...

invitation HHLT's River of Words Poetry Trail at Hudson Highland Nature Center outdoor discovery center open from September 25th -- November 13th

The River of Words Poetry Trail, celebrating the nature-inspired poetry of local children, is now available for free self-guided tours from dawn to dusk through November 13th.

The Poetry Trail, offered in partnership with Hudson Highlands Nature Museum in Cornwall, NY, features selected works that represent hundreds of poems created by students from public schools in the Land Trust's mission area throughout the 2015-16 school year during HHLT's Regional River of Words environmental education workshops.

We hope you will visit the installation and experience poetry in its natural habitat!

HHLT's Proposal to the Garrison Union Free School District Board of Education

On May 20, 2015, Andy Chmar, HHLT's Executive Director, made a presentation regarding the conservation of the Garrison School Forest to the GUFS Board of Education at their regular meeting. While about two dozen residents attended the meeting, several people have expressed interest in seeing the slides from the presentation. They are available here, along with a map, and an informational document that lays out the details and answers some questions related to the proposal that was prepared independantly by a Garrison School parent, Jill Corson Lake, who is interested in the project. Any Garrison School District residents wishing for more information on this proposal should feel free to contact the Land Trust. We are happy to answer questions.

Know someone who loves the highlands? we have the perfect gift! 

Book photo

Looking for a gift for someone special? Or maybe you just want to treat yourself to something unique? Your search is over! Connecting: Celebrating the People and Places of the Hudson Highlands is the perfect gift for anyone who loves the Hudson Highlands. And, your purchase directly supports HHLT's work, ensuring that future generations will enjoy connections to the special places photographed in this beautiful book, just as we do now. It is truly the gift that gives twice! Priced at $85/book, it is available at Boscobel, Garrison Cafe, Putnam History Museum, Jones Farm, Hudson Highlands Nature Museum and Storm King Adventure Tours or at HHLT's online store.

Signed Copies Available while they last...
A limited supply of books signed by photographer Christine Ashburn is available at HHLT's office -- if you would like a signed copy, please act soon, these will only be available while they last. 


HHLT Mission Area Map

Land Trust Alliance

The Hudson Highlands Land Trust is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization incorporated in 1989 under Section 402 of the Not-for-Profit Corporation Law of New York. A copy of our latest annual financial report may be obtained by writing to the Land Trust or to the NYS Attorney General's Office, Charities Bureau, Albany, NY 12231.


BBB Accredited Charity SealHudson Highlands Land Trust is an Accredited Better Business Bureau Charity Seal Holder, meeting its twenty Standards for Charity Accountability.