Events

2014 Catskill Environmental Research & Monitoring Conference

October 23, 2014: 8:00AM to October 24, 2014: 7:00PM
Bel­leayre Mt. Ski Cen­ter, High­mount, NY map
The two-day CERM conference provides an opportunity for researchers and graduate students, agency staff, and others working on natural resource and environmental management issues in the Catskills to network and collaborate. Researchers will present ongoing studies, new findings, and discuss future research needs related to biodiversity, water quality, climate change, invasive species, forest and stream ecosystem health, geology and soils, extreme events, monitoring techniques, and science communication in the Catskills. Riverkeeper will present information about its citizen science water quality monitoring projects on the Esopus, Rondout and Catskill creeks as […] Learn More Register

Symposium: Urban River Restoration

October 23, 2014: 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx Zoo, Bronx, NY map
The Bronx River Community Partnership will be presenting a symposium on the accomplishments of the Lower Bronx River Restoration Program. This symposium, Reclaiming a River. Learn More For more information and to purchase tickets:

Lecture: STEAMBOATS on the HUDSON

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October 25, 2014: 4:00PM to 6:00PM
TK Home and Garden, 441 Warren St., Hudson map
Floating palaces. That’s what they were called. They were modern, elegant and F-A-S-T. For almost a quarter century there were more than 100 steamboats traveling up and down the Hudson River. And steamboat captains were the lords of their domain – often praised for their courteousness and quick response to emergencies. Learn More Buy Tickets

Meeting of Community Advisory Group for Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site

October 30, 2014: 1:00PM to 4:00PM
Saratoga Town Hall, 12 Spring St., Schuylerville, NY map
The Community Advisory Group for Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site will have its quarterly meeting at Saratoga Town Hall. Meetings of the CAG are open to the public as a means to raise concerns with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over the Superfund process. (Read our most recent blog post about the progress of this historic remediation dredging project and GE’s liability for decades of pollution. And read this Huffington Post article by Hudson Riverkeeper Paul Gallay and Scenic Hudson President Ned Sullivan.) The draft agenda includes an update on […] Learn More

Capital Region Riverkeeper Volunteer Happy Hour

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November 10, 2014: 6:00PM to 8:30PM
Albany Pump Station, 19 Quackenbush Square Albany, NY 12207 map
Riverkeeper is hosting a happy hour at the Albany Pump Station to celebrate and thank our many volunteers and invite new folks to get involved. Your first beer is on the house, compliments of the owner of the Albany Pump Station and a great supporter of Riverkeeper. Additionally Riverkeeper will purchase a round of appetizers and prices will be reduced to happy hour prices for our group. Join us as we celebrate our volunteers and invite new folks to join our community. We will be looking ahead to the 2015 […] Learn More RSVP

Hudson River PCB Forum

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November 11, 2014: 4:00PM to 6:00PM
Marist College Cornell Boathouse, Longview Park Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 map
Please join us for this PCB Forum at the Marist College Cornell Boathouse. Learn More

Riverkeeper Volunteer Happy Hour at Peekskill Brewery

November 11, 2014: 6:00PM to 8:30PM
Peekskill Brewery map
Riverkeeper is hosting a happy hour to thank our amazing volunteers for all the work they accomplish in the Hudson Valley. From tabling farmers markets and festivals to cleaning up the banks of the river, we want to thank you for your contribution. Not to mention, invite new faces out to join our community and engage with our work around making the Hudson a clean and healthy river. RSVP here. Join us at Peekskill Brewery November 11 from 6-8:30pm for drinks and appetizers. Riverkeeper will purchase a handful of appetizers […] Learn More RSVP

Riverkeeper, Beer and Trivia: Newburgh Brewing Company

November 12, 2014: 5:30PM to 8:30PM
Newburgh Brewing Company 88 Colden St Newburgh, NY 12550, map
Riverkeeper is proud to announce a volunteer meet & greet at the Newburgh Brewing Company on November 12 between 5:30 and 8:30pm. Riverkeeper will purchase 7-9 appetizers for attendees but beer and dinner is on you! RSVP here. Come meet other passionate Sweep volunteer, leaders, outreach representatives, ambassadors and new faces at our meetup for supporters in the Newburgh and Beacon area. Beginning at 7:30 we will join in for trivia night with a special Hudson River category during the evening. The Brewery is located at 88 Colden St Newburgh, […] Learn More RSVP

Riverkeeper Volunteer Happy Hour at Keegan Ales

Keegan Ales
November 14, 2014: 6:00PM to 8:30PM
Keegan Ales, 20 St James St, Kingston, NY map
Riverkeeper is hosting a happy hour at Keegan Ales November 14, 6-8:30pm to thank our amazing volunteers for all the work they accomplish in the Hudson Valley. From tabling farmers markets and festivals to cleaning up the banks of the river, we want to thank you for your contribution. Additionally we are inviting new faces out to join our community and engage with our work around making the Hudson a clean and healthy river. Join us at Keegan Ales November 14 from 6-8:30pm for drinks and appetizers. Riverkeeper will purchase […] Learn More RSVP

Conference: Stop Fracking Impacts in New York

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November 15, 2014: 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Textor Hall, Ithaca College map
Collateral Damage from Fracking: Coming together to protect communities Riverkeeper is proud to be a co-sponsor of this one day conference. While New York’s highest court has upheld a town’s right to prohibit fracking within its borders, fracking threats still loom — regardless of whether a community has enacted a ban or moratorium on this activity. All communities, with bans or otherwise, will feel the impact of fracking-related activities nearby. Air and water pollution know no jurisdictional boundaries, and the build-up of natural gas infrastructure (i.e., pipelines, compressor stations, storage […] Learn More Visit Event Page