Environmentalism -- New York (State) -- Richmond County
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
The collection consists of news clippings related to the South Richmond Plan. The majority of the news clippings date from January 1970-December 1973. There are also a few articles from 1978 and 2002. In addition, the collection contains a draft of the Outline Structure for the South Richmond Act (February 1971).
The Protectors of Pine Oak Woods is an environmental conservation advocacy group dedicated to the preservation of Staten Island’s natural resources and heritage. The organization was founded to preserve Pine Oak Woods (now known as the Clay Pit Pond State Park Preserve) on Staten Island’s south shore. In the decades since the group has successfully lobbied for the addition of thousand of acres to Staten Island’s park system, including Blue Heron Park, Kingfisher Park and the Greenbelt.