Interview with Antonia Shoumatoff, Manager of the New York Watershed for the Housatonic Valley Association
What is a “Watershed” Approach to Regional Planning?
What will it take to preserve our natural resources for generations to follow?
Carol-Lee Kantor, Pawling Public Radio recently spoke about this vital issue with Antonia Shoumatoff, Manager of the New York Watershed for the Housatonic Valley Region and eminent writer for the Millbrook Independent and The Hudson Valley Green Times.
During the interview on PPR, Ms. Shoumatoff discusses how she first became involved in environmental issues; how water is essential to our survival; the impact of flooding on our lands; how communities might be addressing these issues at present; building with nature and more. Ms. Shoumatoff also served as Study Coordinator for a fascinating study, Swamp River: Baseline Water Quality Assessment, Dutchess County, NY. Pawling and neighboring towns have been included in and are a major part of the study making for interesting reading with pertinent information.
If you would like to hear the entire interview on Pawling Public Radio, we invite you to click on the tab below.[audio:http://www.pawlingpublicradio.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/131116_Carol-Interview_Tonia.mp3]