Events

Hudson Valley Green Drinks

Hudson Valley Green Drinks
April 29, 2015: 5:00PM to 8:00PM
Keegan Ales 20 Saint James Street Kingston, NY 12401 map
Join a like-minded group of folks working to make the Hudson Valley - and everywhere - more sustainable for man, beasts, plants, and everything else. Come to discuss the latest events. Celebrate the victories! Collectively lament defeats. Or just reflect on the fact that you're not alone. Learn More RSVP

POSTPONED: Riverkeeper and the Sierra Club Present: An Update on Crude Oil Transportation in the Hudson Valley

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April 29, 2015: 7:00PM to 8:00PM
Webinar- Date TBD
Join Riverkeeper and the Sierra Club for a webinar panel addressing the latest risks facing New York through the vast transport of crude oil within the state. Also learn about what you can do to protect New York State's communities and natural resources from a crude oil disaster. Learn More

Join us at Markel Gallery for the “Water Stories” exhibition

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April 30, 2015: 6:00PM to 8:00PM
529 West 20th Street, #6W, NYC map
Anne Neely’s new paintings form the culmination of her long obsession with water, which began when she read Marq de Villier’s, Water, The Fate of Our Most Precious Resource, a sobering account of the world water crisis. Learn More RSVP

Forum on nuclear waste storage and decommissioning

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May 3, 2015: 1:00PM to 4:00PM
Stony Point Center 17 Cricketown Rd Stony Point, NY 10980 map
Information will be presented about Indian Point's severely overcrowded fuel pools, the need for a plan to decommission the facility when it closes -- and the lack of sufficient decommissioning funds to ensure it is done safely. Learn More

Riverkeeper presentation: Why Tributaries Matter

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May 4, 2015: 6:30PM to 8:00PM
Weis Cinema, Bard College 30 Campus Rd Annandale-On-Hudson, NY map
Join us for a presentation on issues surrounding the Saw Kill, a tributary of the Hudson River. Bard students will exhibit all of their findings and Riverkeeper’s talk about how our water quality sampling program was used in this research. You’ll learn about what we’ve done with the data we’ve collected so far, and why every single drop of water everywhere should be tested for Entero. This presentation will also address local hydrology. Open to the public. Learn More

Clean Water NY: What actions are needed to ensure sustainable water resources in the 21st Century?

May 6, 2015: 10:00AM to 1:00PM
Great Hall New York State Bar Center, One Elk Street, Albany map
Environmental Law Section Committee on Legislation invites you to attend its 2015 Legislative Forum & Luncheon Learn More

Do you really want to save energy in your building?

May 6, 2015: 6:00PM to 8:30PM
1 Van Wyck Street Croton-on-Hudson, New York 10520 map
Come to the event about the single most important factor: The Building Envelope Learn More

Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance Conference

May 7, 2015: 9:00AM to 3:00PM
Aboard the Hornblower Infinity, Hudson River Park, Pier 40, NYC map
MWA’s Waterfront Conference is the region’s largest annual gathering of waterfront experts, scientists, civic leaders, government officials, and activists to share ideas and develop strategies for improving the waterfront. Learn More

Public meeting: Bronx River Combined Sewage Overflow Long Term Control Plan

May 7, 2015: 6:00PM to 8:00PM
Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education 928 Simpson Street, Gymnasium, Bronx, NY 10459 map
When there are heavy rains and the sewer system has reached its capacity, a diluted mixture of rain water and sewage, also known as combined sewage, may overflow into local waterways as a combined sewer overflow (CSO). The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is developing a CSO Long Term Control Plan (LTCP) that will identify and evaluate alternatives to reduce the impact of CSOs in NYC’s waterbodies and waterways. At this meeting, you will learn about DEP’s proposed draft CSO control alternatives, the related water quality benefits and estimated costs. Learn More

A Seminar on Dams

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May 8, 2015: 1:00PM to 3:00PM
Cornell Coop. Extension Rockland County 10 Patriot Hills Drive Stony Point, NY
Join the Hudson Estuary Watershed Resiliency Project for this seminar on dam safety and dam removal options. Learn More Register
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