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Henri Plant, environment leader, dies at 90

Advocate helped preserve county’s open areas

Henri Plant motions to drivers heading into the village of Scotia during a protest against plans to locate a power-generating plant in the Scotia-Glenville Industrial Park in this july 31, 2000, photo.
Henri Plant motions to drivers heading into the village of Scotia during a protest against plans to locate a power-generating plant in the Scotia-Glenville Industrial Park in this july 31, 2000, photo.
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Henri Tredwell Plant helped reroute an interstate highway to preserve a scenic creek environment. He and members of the Mohawk Valley Hiking Club confronted initial federal plans in the early 1970s to route Interstate 88 through the Christman farm in Duanesburg. They got The Nature Conservancy interested in the cause and raised the money for the environmental group to buy the property. That now is known as the Christman Sanctuary, a series of cascades along ...


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LNMP
October 11, 2012
11:11 a.m.

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Christman Sanctuary is a wonderful nature preserve. I did not know Mr. Plant, but I appreciate his efforts.

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