Events

Watershed Protection on Healthy Ulster Radio

July 24, 2016: 7:30AM to 9:00AM
On Air
Listen to Dan Shapley, Riverkeeper Water Quality Program Manager, discuss watershed protection and other issues at the intersection of clean water and public health, with Ulster County Commissioner of Health Dr. Carol Smith and Vin Martello, Director of Community Health Relations. Here are the air times for the half hour program: 7:30 AM on WBPM (92.9 FM) , Saugerties 8:30 AM on WGHQ (920 AM), Kingston 8:30 AM on WLNA (1420 AM), Peekskill 8:30 AM on WBNR (1260 AM), Beacon

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Riverkeeper Kingston Office Open House

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July 24, 2016: 3:00PM to 6:00PM
Hudson River Maritime Museum, 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston, NY map
Please save the date for Sunday, July 24 from 3-6pm as we continue to celebrate Riverkeeper's 50th year of service to the Hudson River with the grand opening of our new Kingston office.

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Bronx Kill Salt Marsh Tour with Randall’s Island Park Alliance

July 26, 2016: 6:00PM to 7:30PM
Bronx Kill Salt Marsh, New York, NY map
Go on a tour of the Bronx Kill Salt Marsh with Randall's Island Park Alliance.

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NY-NJ Harbor & Estuary Forum

July 27, 2016: 6:30PM to 8:30PM
Fireboat House at Grand St on East River Promenade, New York, NY 10002 map
The NY-NJ Harbor & Estuary Program (HEP) wants to hear your priorities for improving the waters, waterfronts, and watersheds of the New York-New Jersey harbor and estuary. From Poughkeepsie to Perth Amboy, from the Bronx to the Bayshore, we want your vision to shape our upcoming Action Agenda.

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August Wallkill River Boat Brigade

August 6, 2016: 8:00AM to 12:00PM
Orange County Boat Launch, 748 East Main Street, Middletown, NY map
The Wallkill River Watershed Alliance Boat Brigade will again host a public paddle on the river to both enjoy it and identify any concerns.

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Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh Tour with Randall’s Island Park Alliance

August 9, 2016: 6:00PM to 7:30PM
Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh, Randall's Island, New York, NY 10035 map
Go on a tour of Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh with Randall's Island Park Alliance.

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Collect and identify stream invertebrates from the Wallkill River Watershed

August 10, 2016: 1:00PM to 6:59PM
Two locations in the Wallkill Watershed
Wallkill River Watershed Alliance members and WAVE coordinators Martha Cheo and Mike Sturm invite you to help collect and identify stream invertebrates from the Wallkill River Watershed, to help provide data on water quality for the DEC. Learn about what the “bugs under the rocks” can tell you about the health of a river. On Wednesday, July 27, starting at 1pm, we will be sampling the following streams (rain date Friday, July 29): Dwaar Kill in the Town of Shawangunk Verkeerderkill in Town of Mamakating Shawangunk Kill in Town of […]

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Compost Building and more along the Gowanus Canal

August 21, 2016: 11:00AM to 3:00PM
2 2nd Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215 map
Welcome the fall season with the Gowanus Canal Conservancy! We will be propagating plants, and stewarding bioswales and trees in the neighborhood. We will additionally be building a compost windrow (the production of compost by piling organic matter or biodegradable waste), to divert more than 6,000 pounds of food scraps from the landfill. Volunteers will be using pitchforks, shovels, and wheelbarrows to incorporate woodchips, leaves, and food scraps into a compost pile. Please wear closed-toed shoes (boots preferred), clothes you don’t mind getting dirty, and hat/sunscreen if needed. The Conservancy […]

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Bronx Kill Salt Marsh Tour with Randall’s Island Park Alliance

August 23, 2016: 6:00PM to 7:30PM
Bronx Kill Salt Marsh, New York, NY map
Go on a tour of the Bronx Kill Salt Marsh with Randall's Island Park Alliance.

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September Wallkill River Boat Brigade

September 10, 2016: 11:00AM to 2:00PM
Ulster County Fairgrounds, Libertyville Road, New Paltz, NY map
The Wallkill River Watershed Alliance Boat Brigade will again host a public paddle on the river to both enjoy it and identify any concerns.

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