The Intersection of LGBTQ+ Rights and Environmental Justice: Q&A with Representative Sean Patrick Maloney
Food Sovereignty and Seed Rematriation: A conversation with Rowen White, Seed Keeper and Member of Akwesasne Mohawk Nation
Recognizing and Honoring the Original Stewards of the Land
In recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Native American Heritage Month, we wanted to call attention to Indigenous land acknowledgements, or statements that recognize and honor the history of Indigenous communities on land.
Reflections and Accountability
We’re taking an opportunity to look back at our Statement on Racial Inequity and the first year of Relearning Highlands History.
Tree Inequity in the Hudson Highlands
Tree inequity doesn’t just affect large cities. It exists right here in the Hudson Highlands. Learn more about tree inequity in our communities, and what local conservation groups are doing to remedy it, in the latest issue of Relearning Highlands History.
Trail Stewards Greet Challenges of Breakneck Ridge with Expertise and Knowledge
Learn about the 2021 New York-New Jersey Trail Stewards program at Breakneck Ridge in this update from Trail Steward Melanie Schuck.
Revisiting the End of Slavery in New York for Juneteenth
In recognition of Juneteenth, we were inspired to revisit the ending of slavery in New York. Slavery was officially abolished in 1827, making New York the first state to pass a law completely abolishing slavery, but the ending is far more complicated than just a single date.
From Built to Grown: Justice in Agriculture
From public parks to roof tops, to those grassy areas within housing complexes, we explore spots withing built spaces that can be converted to places that sustain organic food farms, making urban areas a little greener and healthier for future generations.
Buffalo Soldiers: New Monument at West Point Honors African American Military History
To help bring the stories told through our Relearning Highlands History series “to life,” we have begun to lay the groundwork to create a heritage trail that will highlight sites relevant to the history of Black and Native Americans in the Hudson Highlands.
- Maple Sugaring: Legends and Practices
- Protected: The New York Manor System and Slavery: An Interview with Lavada Nahon
- 1st Rhode Island Regiment
- The Intersection of LGBTQ+ Rights and Environmental Justice: Q&A with Representative Sean Patrick Maloney
- Food Sovereignty and Seed Rematriation: A conversation with Rowen White, Seed Keeper and Member of Akwesasne Mohawk Nation
- Recognizing and Honoring the Original Stewards of the Land
- Reflections and Accountability
- Tree Inequity in the Hudson Highlands