Events

Death by 10,000 Culverts

January 22, 2017: 6:30PM to 8:00PM
133 Farmer's Turnpike, Gardiner, NY 12525 map
The talk will discuss how dams and culverts are disconnecting streams in the Hudson River Watershed, and what communities are doing to reconnect them.

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Beaver Dam Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District Perfluorinated Compound Sampling Update Meeting

January 24, 2017: 7:00PM to 9:00PM
Washingtonville Middle School Auditorium, 38 West Main Street, Washingtonville, NY 10992 map
The public is invited to an informational public meeting to discuss the status of sampling activities conducted within the Beaver Dam Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District.

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Quassaick Creek Watershed Alliance Meeting

January 25, 2017: 4:30PM to 6:30PM
Hudson Valley Regional Council Office, 3 Washington Center #2, Newburgh, NY 12550 map
Join the Quassaick Creek Watershed Alliance for their January meeting on January 25th.

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Anthropogenic litter in urban streams: adapting ecosystem and community ecology tools to quantify abundance, movement, and biological interactions

January 26, 2017: 11:00AM to 12:00PM
2801 Sharon Turnpike, Millbrook, NY 12545 map
Dr. Tim Hoellein, an Associate Professor at Loyola University Chicago, presents, “Anthropogenic litter in urban streams: adapting ecosystem and community ecology tools to quantify abundance, movement, and biological interactions.” His research focuses on measurements of ecosystem processes and biogeochemistry. Tim is interested in using metrics of ecosystem function and seasonality to evaluate the human impacts on, and restoration in, urban aquatic ecosystems.

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Pilgrim Pipelines: What Ulster County Citizens Need To Know

January 28, 2017: 1:00PM to 4:00PM
Kingston City Hall, 420 Broadway map
KINGSTONCITIZENS.ORG TO HOST A PUBLIC EDUCATIONAL FORUM AND DISCUSSION "THE PROPOSED PILGRIM PIPELINE: WHAT ULSTER COUNTY CITIZENS NEED TO KNOW AND HOW LOCAL ACTION MAKES GLOBAL IMPACTS" on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Kingston City Hall Council Chambers located at 420 Broadway, in Kingston NY from 1:00pm – 4:00pm.

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Policy Forum: Green Infrastructure in the Capital Region

February 1, 2017: 8:00AM to 12:00PM
Albany Law School 80 New Scotland Ave. Albany, NY map
NYLCVEF will host a forum on the topic of green infrastructure in the Capital Region. The forum will feature two panel discussions of policymakers and green infrastructure experts, including representatives from the Capital District Regional Planning Commission, Cornell University’s New York State Water Resources Institute, Riverkeeper's Dan Shapley.

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Catskill Park Awareness Day

February 7, 2017: 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Empire State Plaza Albany, NY map
Join the Catskill Park Coalition for their annual Catskill Park Awareness Day. Each year the Catskill Park Coalition travels to Albany to raise awareness of the urgent issues impacting the Catskill Park and Firest Preserve.

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Newtown Creek LTCP Public Meeting

February 9, 2017: 6:30PM to 8:30PM
Newtown Creek Visitor Center 329 Greenpoint Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11222 map
The goal of the LTCP is to identify appropriate CSO* controls necessary to achieve waterbody-specific water quality standards, consistent with the Federal CSO Policy and the water quality goals of the Clean Water Act (CWA). At the kickoff, community members requested a follow-up meeting to focus on the data analysis conducted for the LTCP. Join the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on Thursday, February 9th for this technical LTCP meeting.

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Riverkeeper Happy Hour at Fresh Kills Bar in Brooklyn

February 12, 2017: 5:00PM to 8:00PM
Fresh Kills Bar, 161 Grand Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249 map
Come raise a glass with Riverkeeper on Sunday, February 12 from 5PM to 8PM at Fresh Kills Bar to learn more about our work in New York City, and to celebrate our dedicated members, volunteers, and partners. We highly encourage all past and present Ambassadors, Sweep Leaders, members, community partners, volunteers, and volunteer curious to attend. Space is limited. Please RSVP to membership@riverkeeper.org. Learn more about Fresh Kills Bar.

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Why did the salamander cross the road?

February 26, 2017: 6:30PM to 8:00PM
133 Farmer's Turnpike, Gardiner, NY 12525 map
Laura Heady,from the the DEC's Hudson River Estuary Program will present this talk as part of the Wallkill River Watershed Alliance's winter lecture series.

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