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Riverkeeper awarded DEC grant for dam removal
Photo: Erica Capuana, NYS DEC Division of Fish and Wildlife
Riverkeeper is the recipient of a $245,233 grant from the New York Department of Environmental Conservation’s Hudson River Estuary Program for planning dam removal. The grant will strengthen the organization’s efforts to help restore natural habitat for fish such as American eel and herring, whose historic upstream migration is disrupted by artificial barriers, many of which are poorly maintained or no longer useful. More
The festival is a time for us to come together to celebrate the river, and to gain inspiration for how we can work together to restore it as an ecological and recreational resource in our community. More
Riverkeeper president Paul Gallay will make a special presentation during the closing reception for "Undercurrents: The River as Metaphor" at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art to discuss the work Riverkeeper is doing to protect the Hudson River and its tributaries and the drinking water for millions of New Yorkers. More
SummerTequilaDinner Poster
Join us for a Summer Tequila Dinner at Meritage and part of your ticket purchase will benefit Riverkeeper! Enjoy a unique menu using La Milpa De Rosa tortillas and specialty mixed cocktails during this fun event that supports clean water. More
For immediate release: June 28, 2017 Contact: Leah Rae, Media Specialist lrae@riverkeeper.org; 914-478-4501, ext 238 OSSINING — Late Wednesday, the U.S. Coast Guard said it will “suspend future rulemaking decisions” regarding the proposed rule to put new long-term anchorages designated for commercial shipping anchorages on […] More
Join Riverkeeper for happy hour at Mill House Brewing Company in Poughkeepsie and be the first to taste their new Hudson River IPA. More
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released its second review of the cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment from the upper Hudson River. It's critical to be informed. More
Poughkeepsie EPA Meeting Flyer
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released its second review of the cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment from the upper Hudson River. Two public meetings are scheduled during this period. It's critical to be informed. More
Moonrise on the River-2012-24 x 36-Oil on panel by Scott Prior
IMAGE: Moonrise on the River, 2012, 24 x 36”, Oil on panel by Scott Prior
President and Hudson Riverkeeper Paul Gallay will give a special presentation during The River Art Project exhibition. Using examples from Riverkeeper’s current work and recent clean water victories, Paul will discuss how people-driven advocacy and grass roots efforts can have a “trickle up” effect in gaining government support to protect our waterways and drinking water. More
Education Meets Celebration in a New Hudson River Chalk-Art Project More
Please join us for our monthly general meeting. All Gowanus CAG meetings are open to the public. Read more at https://gowanuscag.org. More
Please join us for our monthly general meeting. All Gowanus CAG meetings are open to the public. Read more at https://gowanuscag.org. More
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