Wappinger Creek

The Wappinger Creek runs through the heart of Dutchess County

Stissing Mountain and Pond

Stissing Mountain in Pine Plains

Natural Resource Inventory (NRI)

Dutchess County's Natural Resource Inventory (NRI) is a tool that is available to local municipal officials to help guide land use decisions and allow the community to consider innovative tools for natural resource protection.

The NRI catalogues the natural resources of the county and interprets the findings. EMC members, municipal officials, planning boards and zoning boards of appeals, conservation advisory commissions, and watershed organizations can use the NRI to help inform land use decisions, guide in the development of policies, and identify areas for natural resource conservation and management.

To download each chapter individually, click on the links below:

Click here for Dutchess County Planning & Development's page on the NRI


Sean Carroll
Senior GIS / Environmental Educator
(845) 677-8223 x 147

Last updated June 2, 2015