Links

Area Community Groups

Friends of Hudson They stopped "The Plant"

Friends of the Kingston Waterfront a coaliton of groups protecting the integrety of the Hudson

Hudson River Heritage committed to preserving the unique character of the Mid-Hudson Valley's architecture, landscapes and viewsheds

Hudson Valley Property Tax Reform Task Force Support property tax reform efforts at the local, county, and state levels

Kingston Taxpayer Alliance Your advocates for accountability

Imagine Amenia site by concerned citizens to promote open government and participation in the governing process.

Little Town Views James Sheldon, a writer and financial analyst, provides this web site on local land use and finance issues.

No Saugerties Casino Keeping casinos out

Manlius Greenspace Coalition response to the threat of development of Three Falls Woods in Manlius, NY

Milan Concerns citizens can constructively shape their town's future and are doing it in Milan, thanks to this group

Milan Insider Another, more current, Milan group has just recently organized to expose all the "behind closed doors" business transpiring in their town. Their greatest current concern is the Durst Corporation's proposed development in Pine Plains and Milan.
www.milaninsider.com

Millbrookmatters.org A not-for-profit organization dedicated to raising public awareness about the issues that affect the Millbrook community. (NEW in 2008)

New Yorkers for Verified Voting
getting serious about voting machine issues

Red Hook Concerns Sprawl awareness info

The Rhinebeck Plan a community-wide planning initiative to express our vision of the town's future.

Rhinecliff.org This site is dedicated to issues about Rhinecliff

Rochester Residents Association Unofficial guide to Accord and Kerhonkson provides news and opinion

Pine Plains United protecting Pine Plains from the adverse effects of unregulated commercial and residential development.

Plan Putnam Intelligent Growth and Regional Planning for Putnam County, NY

Property Tax Reform Task Force dealing with the big picture of taxation in NY State

S.A.G.A. Saugertiesians Against Government Abuse fighting unfair taxation in Saugerties

Save Your Town A work in progress giving direction for a newby to solve problems in their town. Open for contribution.

Stanford Planning Coalition providing information on planning and development in Stanford.

Stop the Mine They stopped the mine in Saugerties, NY

Stop The Sprawl A group growing to meet the big challenges of development in Hyde Park

Regional Groups


Campaign for Community Preservation


Open Space Institute


Scenic Hudson

Sustainable Hudson Valley

Winnakee Land Trust

Dutchess Land Conservancy

River Keeper

Trust for Public Lands

Pace Land Use Law Center



Local Press

Poughkeepsie Journal

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Poughkeepsie, NY 12602
(845) 454-2000
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