435-Acre Purchase Will Add to Orange State Forest Lands

Author: 
James Nani
Date: 
07/31/2012
Source: 
recordonline.com
PC Region: 
Catskills
PC Region: 
West Hudson

 Three conservation groups have teamed up to buy a 435-acre chunk of forestland in Deerpark and Greenville they hope will eventually be part of a 50-mile land corridor to be used by wildlife, migrating birds of prey and nature lovers.

The Open Space Institute, partnered with the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference and the Orange County Land Trust, snagged the Ridgeview property, on the southern Shawangunk Ridge north of Interstate 84, for $1.7 million in mid-July.

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