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Environment/Land Preservation

Those of us who live in the Hudson Valley and our visitors understand that the beauty of our region is perhaps its greatest resource. Learn about our Greenway Connections Plan which is important to preserving Dutchess County’s open spaces while at the same time  encourages planned and organized development.

To protect this breathtaking beauty we, as a county and as citizens, must think and behave green.

Environment/Land Preservation

Dutchess Goes Green

Find out how we are thinking and caring for the environment that sustains us.

Centers & Greenspaces

The Greenway Compact promotes intermunicipal cooperation on five complementary goals:

Open Space & Farmland Protection

The Partnership for Manageable Growth helps protect important agricultural and open space resources.

Natural Resources Inventory

A tool available to local municipal officials to help guide land use decisions.