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International Coastal Cleanup Day at Randall’s Island, NYC

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September 20, 2014: 10:00AM to 1:30PM
Randall's Island Park
Riverkeeper and the Randall’s Island Park Alliance will lead volunteers in several service projects across this sensitive urban park in NYC. Randall’s Island offers a rare wildlife haven in the shadow of NYC, with a newly restored wetland that provides wildlife habitat and erosion protection for the island. Volunteers will be assisting in debris cleanup, invasive species removal, mulching sensitive habitat and fencing areas to protect from litter. Specific time and location of this event will be shown at sign up website. Sign up for Randall’s Island: Sign up Learn More Sign Up

People’s Climate March: A Riverkeeper Call to Action

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September 21, 2014: 10:00AM to 4:00AM
Central Park West and 72nd St., Manhattan, New York City
THIS IS AN INVITATION TO CHANGE EVERYTHING. >> Click here to add your name if you can join us! We will keep you informed of logistics and make sure you’re there to march with Waterkeepers. In September, world leaders are coming to New York City for a UN summit on the climate crisis. UN Secretary­ General Ban Ki-­moon is urging governments to support an ambitious global agreement to dramatically reduce global warming pollution. With our future on the line and the whole world watching, Riverkeeper will take a stand to […] Learn More RSVP

Crude Oil Transportation Risks, Local and Global

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The tanker Afrodite, filled with approximately 7 million gallons of explosive Bakken crude oil, passes the Walkway Over the Hudson.
September 22, 2014: 6:30PM to 8:30PM
Marist College, Fusco Recital Hall (Park at McCann Center), 3399 North Rd (Route 9), Poughkeepsie, NY map
Riverkeeper and Scenic Hudson will present on the risks of crude oil transportation in the Hudson River Valley at Marist College on Monday, Sept. 22, at 6:30 p.m. The Marist College School of Science is hosting the event, and it is co-sponsored by the Mid-Hudson Rowing Association. Before 2011, there was little or no crude oil being transported through the Hudson Valley. In 2013, 1.6 billion gallons of Bakken crude oil was transferred from train to barge in Albany for transport down the Hudson River. The transfer of up to […] Learn More

Crude Oil Transportation Risks to Rockland County

September 22, 2014: 7:00PM to 9:00PM
Rockland County Legislative Offices, 11 New Hempstead Rd, New City, NY 10956 map
Riverkeeper and Scenic Hudson will make a public presentation about the risks associated with crude oil transportation in the Hudson Valley. Rockland County Legislature has previously passed a resolution expressing concerns about the crude oil that passes through the county by train. This presentation will, in part, update county Legislators on the failures of recent U.S. Department of Transportation actions to reduce the risk. The forum is open, and the public is encouraged to attend. Learn More

Riverkeeper Beer Tasting Event at Peekskill Brewery

September 24, 2014: 5:00PM to 7:00PM
Peekskill Brewery, 47-53 South Water Street, Peekskill, NY map
Peekskill Brewery and Captain Lawrence Brewing Co. are brewing a first-of-its-kind collaboration beer to benefit Riverkeeper. The harvest ale will be brewed at Peekskill Brewery, and will be available to the public at the third-annual Hudson Hop and Harvest festival October 4, from 2-9 p.m. at Peekskill Riverfront Green Park. The festival features craft beer, live music, farm-to-table food, and a farmers market. Admission is free. We need your help to name this beer! Enter your name here by Sept. 8. Riverkeeper staff will announce finalists the week of September […] Learn More

Riverkeeper Beer Tasting Event at Captain Lawrence

September 26, 2014: 4:00PM to 8:00PM
Captain Lawrence Brewing Co., 444 Saw Mill River Road, Elmsford, NY map
Peekskill Brewery and Captain Lawrence Brewing Co. are brewing a first-of-its-kind collaboration beer to benefit Riverkeeper. The harvest ale will be brewed at Peekskill Brewery, and will be available to the public at the third-annual Hudson Hop and Harvest festival October 4, from 2-9 p.m. at Peekskill Riverfront Green Park. The festival features craft beer, live music, farm-to-table food, and a farmers market. Admission is free. We need your help to name this beer! Enter your name here by Sept. 8. Riverkeeper staff will announce finalists the week of September […] Learn More

Theodore Gordon Flyfishers Inc. to honor Paul Gallay of Riverkeeper

September 27, 2014: 6:30PM to 9:00PM
Theodore Gordon Flyfishers, Inc. will honor Riverkeeper President Paul Gallay as its 2014 Conservation Award recipient at its 11th Annual Conservation Fund Benefit Dinner in Roscoe, N.Y. Learn More

Stories & Beer NYC: Water & Sustainable Fashion

October 2, 2014: 6:30PM to 8:30PM
Impact Hub New York, 394 Broadway, New York, NY 10013 map
Riverkeeper President Paul Gallay joins Inka Apter of Eileen Fisher and Debera Johnson of Pratt at TriplePundit's event "Stories & Beer NYC: Water & Sustainable Fashion." Learn More

Hudson Hop and Harvest

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October 4, 2014: 2:00PM to 9:00PM
Peekskill Riverfront Green Park map
Taste the first-of-its-kind collaboration beer, a harvest ale brewed to benefit Riverkeeper and raise awareness about the need for protecting clean water, by Peekskill Brewery and Captain Lawrence Brewing Co. The harvest ale will be brewed at Peekskill Brewery, and will be available to the public at the third-annual Hudson Hop and Harvest festival October 4, from 2-9 p.m. at Peekskill Riverfront Green Park. The festival features craft beer, live music, farm-to-table food, and a farmers market. Admission is free. We need your help to name this beer! Enter your […] Learn More Volunteer

Building Local Capacity for Watershed Restoration: Investing in Wastewater and Stormwater for Sustainability and Resilience

October 7, 2014: 9:00AM to 5:15PM
Henry A. Wallace Center, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library, 4079 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538 map
The Hudson River Watershed Alliance's annual watershed conference is titled "Building Local Capacity for Watershed Restoration: Investing in Wastewater and Stormwater for Sustainability and Resilience." Learn More Register