Events

Pilgrim Pipeline Community Forum

March 7, 2015: 11:00AM to 12:30PM
Community Room at the Esopus Town Hall, 284 Broadway St., Ulster Park, NY map
Please join us for a community forum at the Town of Esopus Library for a community forum about the proposed Pilgrim Pipeline. Panelists will include Jen Metgzer of Citizens for Local Power and Kate Hudson of Riverkeeper. A representative from the Pilgrim Pipeline Co. has been invited. Learn More

Rally to Stop Unsafe Oil Trains- Bergen County, NJ

March 7, 2015: 2:00PM to 4:00PM
Abram Demaree Farm, Oradell Reservoir Overpass, Old Hook Road at Schraalenberg Rd., Harrington Park/Closter, NJ map
Riverkeeper is co-sponsoring a rally with our partners in New Jersey to Stop Unsafe Oil Trains. Check back before the event for the latest information. Learn More

Rescheduled: Kingston Ambassador Workshop

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March 8, 2015: 12:45PM to 3:30PM
Esopus Public Libary, Port Ewen map
Ambassador workshops are designed for existing Ambassadors to deepen their knowledge and improve their skills in advocating for the Hudson River. The workshop will focus on improving communications skills through hands on practice and breakout groups to focus on specific skills. Learn More RSVP

Fukushima and Indian Point: Program marking the anniversary of the Fukushima Dai-ichi meltdown

March 8, 2015: 3:00PM to 6:00PM
Peekskill Presbyterian Church, 705 South Street, Peekskill. NY map
Join Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition (IPSEC), community members, and three guests from the Southwest (NM, CO, AZ) to commemorate the fourth anniversary of the start of the nightmare of the Fukushima Dai-ichi multiple reactor meltdowns. Learn More

Hearing on Proposal For Swimmable NYC Waters

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March 9, 2015: 12:00PM to 2:00PM
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 2 Office, 290 Broadway, Room 27A, Manhattan map
Your voice is needed to call for swimmable (and paddle-able) water in NYC! Learn More

Hudson River Journey with Captain John Lipscomb

March 13, 2015: 7:30PM to 9:00PM
Irvington Public Library Programs Room, 12 South Astor Street, Irvington, NY map
The Irvington Historical Society presents HUDSON RIVER JOURNEY. Captain John Lipscomb shares his experiences and scientific discoveries while traveling 5,000 nautical miles along the Hudson from the New York Harbor to Troy aboard the Riverkeeper's 36-foot wooden R. Ian Fletcher." Learn More

Walkabout Clearwater Coffeehouse featuring Joe Jencks and Natalie Zuckerman

March 14, 2015: 6:30PM to 10:00PM
Memorial United Methodist Church 250 Bryant Avenue White Plains, NY 10605 map
Founded by Pete Seeger, Walkabout Clearwater is a not-for-profit outreach organization dedicated to promoting environmental awareness and social action through song, education and other activities. Walkabout Clearwater is a chartered member-club of the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, and all activities – including a people’s chorus and a coffeehouse – support the work of its parent organization. WFUV is a media partner. Learn More Buy Tickets

2015 Mohawk Symposium

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RvK on patrol in the Mohawk River. Photo: Capt. John Lipscomb
March 20, 2015: 8:30AM to 5:30PM
Union College, College Park Hall, 807 Union St Schenectady, NY map
Riverkeeper will present information about water quality monitoring and patrolling the Hudson River at the seventh annual Mohawk Symposium. Learn More Register

Riverkeeper Presentation – Crude Oil Transportation in the Hudson Valley

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Kingston derailment Photo Chad Gomes
April 2, 2015: 5:30PM to 7:00PM
Vassar College (room TBA), Poughkeepsie map
Join Riverkeeper’s Jeremy Cherson, Riverkeeper Fellow for a presentation about the risks of crude oil transportation in the Hudson Valley on April 2, 2015. This presentation is made possible by our sponsors the Casperkill Watershed Alliance and Vassar College Sustainability. Learn More

Hudson River Summit

April 16, 2015: 9:00AM to 3:30PM
The Grandview, 176 Rinaldi Blvd, Poughkeepsie, NY map
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Hudson River Estuary Program will host a Hudson River Summit on Thursday, April 16, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at The Grandview, overlooking the Hudson in Poughkeepsie. Learn More Register and Buy Tickets