Ed Miller Receives MHLC Award: MHLC Inaugurates Partnership with Landis

By Nolan Marciniec

Pic­ture­Mark King of the MHLC presents Ed Miller with the Sav­ing Spe­cial Places” award.

Ed Miller, founder and cura­tor of the Lan­dis Arboretum’s Native Plant Trail, was award­ed the Sav­ing Spe­cial Places Award by the Mohawk-Hud­son Land Con­ser­van­cy (MHLC) at a cer­e­mo­ny held in Albany on April 14.

Accord­ing to Mark King, exec­u­tive direc­tor of the Con­ser­van­cy, the award rec­og­nizes an indi­vid­ual for his or her sig­nif­i­cant con­tri­bu­tion to land con­ser­va­tion in our region.” He point­ed out that Ed’s gen­eros­i­ty and advo­ca­cy have con­tributed to the pro­tec­tion of the Jorale­mon Park in Coey­mans, an area wide­ly known for its out­stand­ing plant diver­si­ty that thrives on the area’s lime­stone-based soils.” He also not­ed Ed’s pas­sion for the Wolf Hol­low area in Sch­enec­tady County. 

Jim Paley, pres­i­dent of Lan­dis’ Board of Trustees, point­ed out that the award was a cat­a­lyst for forg­ing a spe­cial rela­tion­ship between the Arbore­tum and MHLC since both espouse a sim­i­lar respect for the envi­ron­ment. He said that each will share arti­cles in the other’s newslet­ters and that MHLC is con­sid­er­ing hold­ing an event at the Arboretum. 

The MHLC’s mis­sion — the preser­va­tion of nat­ur­al, scenic, agri­cul­tur­al, and cul­tur­al land­scapes in part­ner­ship with landown­ers, not-for-prof­it orga­ni­za­tions, busi­ness­es, and gov­ern­ments for the ben­e­fit of cur­rent and future gen­er­a­tions — makes its new rela­tion­ship with the Arbore­tum a nat­ur­al fit.


Summer 2015

Volume 33 , Number 3

Share this

The Latest from Landis

Aug 06, 2022

Landis Forest 5K - August 6, 2022

A record turnout! Click here to view all the great photos from this event, and... read more

Jun 10, 2022 | Anne Donnelly

Don't Overlook Your Reciprocal Admissions Privilege

A sometimes overlooked benefit of your Landis Arboretum membership is the American Horticultural Society Reciprocal... read more

May 29, 2022

Scenes From the Spring Plant Sale

Thanks to our many wonderful volunteers, plant consignors, vendors, and customers, the Landis Signature Spring... read more

May 28, 2022 | Fred Breglia, Executive Director

From the Director’s Desk: Q&A, Part III

In this last Q&A session, I am focusing on leaf color change during the... read more

May 28, 2022 | Erin McKenna Breglia, Landis Gardener

From the Garden: Milkweeds for Monarchs!

Many people enjoy seeing butterflies in our Landis gardens. especially the monarch butterfly, Danaus... read more

May 28, 2022 | Anita Sanchez

Life and Death on the Lawn

It’s a beautiful summer day. You’ve finished your stack of books from the Landis... read more

News Archive