Events

Riverkeeper Presentation – Crude Oil Transportation in the Hudson Valley

Kingston Derailment
Kingston derailment Photo Chad Gomes
April 2, 2015: 5:30PM to 7:00PM
Vassar College Aula in Elly Hall, 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

Ambassador 101 Webinar: Become a Riverkeeper Super-Volunteer

April 8, 2015: 7:00PM to 7:45PM
Webinar
Would you like to be one of our super-volunteers, taking Riverkeeper’s mission and education to new places? Our team will present a webinar, “Riverkeeper Ambassador 101” Wednesday, April 8 between 7:00-7:45pm to show you how. This follows up on our inaugural Ambassador Workshops that trained 61 Ambassadors in Albany, Esopus, Beacon, Ossining and Manhattan over the winter. Learn More RSVP

Beacon Sloop Club Lecture Series: Crude Oil Transport on the Hudson River

April 9, 2015: 7:00PM to 8:30PM
Beacon Sloop Club, 2 Red Flynn Drive, Beacon map
Join Riverkeeper’s Jeremy Cherson, Riverkeeper Fellow for a presentation about the risks of crude oil transportation in the Hudson Valley on April 9, 2015 at 7:00pm. This presentation is made possible by our partners at the Beacon Sloop Club as part of their Environmental lecture series. Learn More

Water Wealth Conference

April 10, 2015: 8:30AM to 4:00PM
Vassar College, Villard Room Raymond Avenue Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 map
The Hudson Valley is a water-rich region, and one with a high concentration of experts and institutions concerned with the management of water, making water infrastructure and innovation a cluster of important economic activity in their own right. How can this opportunity be captured through economic development policy and strategy, so that the region fulfills its promise as a center of excellence in sustainable water management, and business practices that restore and enhance our waters become the norm? Learn More Buy Tickets

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

Ossining Earth Day Festival

Ossining Earth Day 2015
April 18, 2015: 11:00AM to 4:00PM
Louis Engel Waterfront Park map
Riverkeeper is proud to send Ambassadors to the 5th annual Ossining Earth Day Festival hosted by Green Ossining. This year will be solar energy themed, and focused on promoting solar energy in Westchester County through the Solarize program. Learn More Check for Details

Future of the Wallkill River

Montgomery-Riverbend Park-006_11-2013-JenniferEpstein
April 23, 2015: 4:00PM to 8:00PM
SUNY New Paltz, Student Union Building map
The Future of the Wallkill River event is designed to build public support for restoration, and begin to define both a publicly supported vision for the future of the river, and steps that can be taken in the short and long term to achieve that vision. Learn More Please Register

New York City Green Festival

April 24, 2015: 12:00PM to April 26, 2015: 5:00PM
Javits Center 655 W 34th St New York, NY 10001 map
Riverkeeper is proud to be sending Ambassadors to the NYC Green Festival® to build awareness, promote advocacy and sign up new members. Please see below for the event organizer's description. Green Festival® is a vibrant, dynamic marketplace where companies and organizations come to showcase their green products and services, and where people go to learn how to live healthier, more sustainable lives. Learn More Buy Tickets

Bear Mountain Zoo Earth Day Celebration

April 25, 2015: 10:30AM to 3:00PM
Bear Mountain Trailside Zoo map
Riverkeeper is proud to be sending Ambassadors to the Bear Mountain Zoo Earth Day Festival to build awareness, promote advocacy and sign up new members. Please see below for the event organizer’s description. Join staff and volunteers from Trailside Museums & Zoo for the annual Earth Day celebration. This year, on Saturday, April 25, there will be a number of family-friendly activities with an Earth-friendly focus! 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