Events

Stormwater Advisory Group Meeting

September 27, 2016: 2:00PM to 3:30PM
Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant 327 Greenpoint Avenue Brooklyn, NY map
DEP is developing a Stormwater Management Program (SWMP) to address pollution caused by stormwater runoff in separately sewered areas. Attendees will learn more about the Pollution Prevention/Good Housekeeping provision of the SWMP and the City’s plans to control stormwater at City facilities. The first Stormwater Advisory Group meeting will focus on the Pollution Prevention/Good Housekeeping Provision of New York City’s Stormwater Management Program (SWMP). Learn what the City is planning to do to reduce stormwater runoff from City facilities and operations. For more information on the City’s Municipal Separate Storm […]

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Floatables Working Group Kickoff

September 27, 2016: 4:00PM to 6:00PM
Newtown Creek Visitor Center 327 Greenpoint Avenue Brooklyn, NY map
Are you interested in reducing the amount of trash and litter that goes into New York City's waterways? Please join tour new Floatables Working Group to explore the issue of trash and litter's impact on water quality.

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

September 27, 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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New Paltz Pilgrim Pipelines Public Forum

September 27, 2016: 6:00PM to 9:00PM
New Paltz Community Center, 3 Veterans Pl., New Paltz map
Join the Coalition against Pilgrim Pipelines – NY, New Paltz Climate Action Coalition and Riverkeeper for a public information session on the proposed Pilgrim oil pipelines. Refreshments provided.

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A Conversation with John Mylod, Fisherman and River Advocate

September 27, 2016: 7:00PM to 8:00PM
Beacon Historical Society, 477 Main St, Beacon, NY 12508 map
Join Riverkeeper as we celebrate our 50th Anniversary by joining us for a River Talk at the Beacon Historical Society for a conversation about the history of the Hudson River and Beacon waterfront. Riverkeeper Water Quality Manager will be joined by long-time Hudson River advocate, John Mylod.

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Happy Hour at Mill House Brewing Co.

September 28, 2016: 6:30PM to 8:30PM
289 Mill St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 map
Come raise a glass with us at Mill House Brewing Co. on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 in celebration of another great summer supported by our dedicated volunteers and partners. We highly encourage all past and present Ambassadors, Sweep Leaders, community partners, volunteers and volunteer-curious to attend.

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Public Hearing on Suez Water Plans for Rockland County – NYS Public Service Commission

September 29, 2016: 6:00PM to 8:59PM
11 New Hempstead Rd, New City, NY 10956 map
Suez seeks to charge Rockland $54.1 million for its failed desalination project. Over 15 years Rockland would pay up to a stunning $82 million for a project that never started construction!

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Catskill Pilgrim Pipelines Public Forum

September 29, 2016: 7:00PM to 9:00PM
Catskill High School Auditorium, 341 W Main St, Catskill, NY map
Join the Coalition against Pilgrim Pipelines – NY, CAPP- Saugerties/Greene and Riverkeeper for a public information session on the proposed Pilgrim oil pipelines.

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The Schoharie Valley – Exploring the History, Agriculture, and Restoration

September 30, 2016: 7:45AM to 4:00PM
Schoharie Park and Ride (I-88 and Rt 30A) - Route 30A, just south of I-88 at Exit #23 239 New York 30A, Schoharie, New York 12157 map
The Hudson River Environmental Society will host an ecotour of the Schoharie River Valley on September 30, 2016. The tour will visit a post-Irene stream restoration work site on Little Schoharie Creek with Peter Nichols of the Schoharie Soil and Water Conservation District. Participants will also visit the Schoharie Old Stone Fort where Revolutionary War reenactor Kyle Jenks and the staff of the Old Stone Fort will discuss Palatine and Revolutionary War history. At noon participants will have lunch at the Carrot Barn where NYS Commissioner of Agriculture and Markets […]

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Hudson Valley Undammed: Recoonecting Waters for Eels and River Herring Workshop

October 1, 2016: 9:00AM to 1:00PM
Kaplan Hall Room # 206, SUNY Orange, Newburgh, NY 12550 map
Participate in a workshop focusing on dams and dam removal in your area! Join experts for a guided tour and discussion of the aquatic barriers, and about the ecology and habitat restoration efforts for Hudson River heritage migratory fish. Activities include an informational session, field exploration of riparian habitats up stream and downstream of Little Falls dam and electrofishing with species identification.

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