The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum invites you to the12th annual Champagne Brunch honoring: 

Rising Environmental Leaders of the Hudson Valley


 Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 12 noon
At The Powelton Club: 29 Balmville Road, Newburgh, NY

The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, pursuing its mission of creating caretakers of the environment, has honored at its annual Champagne Brunch the legacies of families or individuals in the Hudson Valley who have made great contributions to protecting the environment. This year, we are looking to the future to honor the next  generation of environmental leaders. This is a group of outstanding young professionals, nominated by their respective organizations, who will be leading the charge in years to come to protect and preserve this beautiful valley.   

Jen Benson, Riverkeeper  

Hayley Carlock Scenic Hudson

Emma Chilton, NYNJ Trail Conference

Matt Decker, Orange County Land Trust

Max Garfinkle, Constitution Marsh / Audubon

Jarret Nelson, Glynwood

Maija Niemisto, Hudson River Sloop Clearwater

Katie Terlizzi, Black Rock Forest

Nicole Wooten, Hudson Highlands Land Trust

Simon Ziegler, Chester Agricultural Center

Your gift will recognize these future leaders and also provide vital support to help the Nature Museum as it shows thousands of children the natural world and how to become caretakers of the environment.

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For any questions or to pay by credit card over the phone, please contact Jessica Oliveri in the Museum's Development Office at 845-534-5506 x215 or

Event Journal Ad

            If you wish to purchase an ad in the event journal please select a size from the options below:                      Half Page $250 (Ad size: 4.25 x 7) Full Page $400 (Ad size: 8.5 x 7) 

Please email your ad as a hi-resolution .jpg or .pdf to in the size specified above by 10/18/2018

Proceeds from this important fundraiser will be used to support nature education experiences  for children and families throughout the Hudson Valley.