Events

Choose a Greener Greenpoint – Brooklyn Public Meetings-Saturday Session

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November 22, 2014: 10:00AM to 3:00PM
Polish National Home “Warsaw” 261 Driggs Avenue, Brooklyn NY map
The Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund (GCEF)–a joint program of the New York State Office of the Attorney General and Department of Environmental Conservation–is currently considering 13 grant proposals for projects to improve Greenpoint’s environment... Learn More

Join us: Raise a glass to clean water!

November 22, 2014: 2:00PM to 5:00PM
Bacchus Brewing Company Dryden, NY map
Looking for some feel good excitement on Saturday, November 22nd? Meet us at Bacchus Brewing Company in Dryden, NY at 2 p.m. to celebrate New York’s iconic waterways. As you may know, the EPA proposed a rule in March to restore the Clean Water Act, a proposal that would allow for small businesses, like Bacchus, farmers, and people all across the state to continue thriving in a healthy economy. Riverkeeper will gather with environmental groups, clean water advocates, activists, and supporters to discuss and celebrate the importance of protecting New […] Learn More RSVP

NJ Work Environment Council Meeting: Stop Chemical Disasters

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December 10, 2014: 12:30PM to 4:30PM
State House Annex, 189 West State Street in Trenton, NJ 08625 map
The NJ Work Environement Council invites members and non-members to join in the call to Governor Christie, other public officials, and corporate executives to ensure our right to know about: 1) Rail car hazards; 2) Safer chemicals and processes at industrial facilities; 3) The real names of chemicals on labels; and 4) Emergency response plans. Learn More

Public Meeting: On New York City’s CSO Long Term Control Plan

December 11, 2014: 6:00PM to 8:00PM
Hostos Community College Savoy Multi-Purpose room 500 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10451 map
The Department of Environmental Protection is holding their citywide public meeting on New York City’s CSO Long Term Control Plan Learn More

Riverkeeper Scholarship Early Admissions Deadline- Bard Center for Environmental Policy

Bard CEP
January 15, 2015
Under this program, the Riverkeeper Scholar (RS) will receive a scholarship equal to 30% of tuition for two years of full-time enrollment. The scholarship may be awarded with additional Bard support, such as fellowships, student employment, and loans. Learn More Apply

Lower Hudson Ambassador Workshop

January 31, 2015: 10:00AM to 12:00PM
Riverkeeper Office, 20 Secor Rd. Ossining, NY
Ambassador workshops are designed for existing Ambassadors to deepen their knowledge and improve their skills in advocating for the Hudson River. We also encourage new advocates to attend and learn about two crucial issues facing the Hudson: crude oil transport and sewage contamination. The workshop will focus on improving communications skills through hands on practice and breakout groups to focus on specific skills. Learn More RSVP

NYC Ambassador Workshop

February 7, 2015: 10:00AM to 12:30PM
Bard MBA in Sustainability Classroom, Manhattan
Ambassador workshops are designed for existing Ambassadors to deepen their knowledge and improve their skills in advocating for the Hudson River. We also encourage new advocates to attend and learn about two crucial issues facing the Hudson: crude oil transport and sewage contamination. The workshop will focus on improving communications skills through hands on practice and breakout groups to focus on specific skills. Learn More RSVP

Ulster-Dutchess Ambassador Workshop

February 8, 2015: 1:00PM to November 8, 2015: 3:30PM
Esopus, TBA
Ambassador workshops are designed for existing Ambassadors to deepen their knowledge and improve their skills in advocating for the Hudson River. We also encourage new advocates to attend and learn about two crucial issues facing the Hudson: crude oil transport and sewage contamination. The workshop will focus on improving communications skills through hands on practice and breakout groups to focus on specific skills. Learn More RSVP

Beacon-Newburgh Ambassador Workshop

February 28, 2015: 10:00AM to 12:30PM
Beacon, TBA
Ambassador workshops are designed for existing Ambassadors to deepen their knowledge and improve their skills in advocating for the Hudson River. We also encourage new advocates to attend and learn about two crucial issues facing the Hudson: crude oil transport and sewage contamination. The workshop will focus on improving communications skills through hands on practice and breakout groups to focus on specific skills. Learn More RSVP

Albany Riverkeeper Ambassador Workshop

March 1, 2015: 1:00PM to 3:30PM
Downtown Albany, TBA
Ambassador workshops are designed for existing Ambassadors to deepen their knowledge and improve their skills in advocating for the Hudson River. We also encourage new advocates to attend and learn about two crucial issues facing the Hudson: crude oil transport and sewage contamination. The workshop will focus on improving communications skills through hands on practice and breakout groups to focus on specific skills. Learn More RSVP