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Jennifer Epstein

Jen Epstein joined the Riverkeeper staff in August of 2013. She supports Riverkeeper’s water quality monitoring program and helps investigate and resolve water quality problems in the Hudson’s tributary watersheds.

Images: Wikimedia Commons (inset), NYPA (map), Riverkeeper (photos)
As part of our work to restore the abundance of fish and protect water quality in the Hudson and its tributaries, Riverkeeper has begun looking for ways to reduce the significant harms caused by hydroelectric power generation throughout the Hudson River Watershed. Although hydroelectric power […] More
Riverkeeper helps communities protect the waters they care about most – like tiny Mill Brook, also known as Trib 13, which feeds into the Wallkill River in New Paltz. More
The Rondout Creek Watershed, within the larger Hudson River Watershed. (Courtesy Hudson River Watershed Alliance)
Riverkeeper’s Water Quality Program helps to monitor the Hudson River and its tributaries, and organize communities around water goals. Join a local watershed group to get involved in your area, or find Riverkeeper volunteer opportunities.   A recent economics study showed that the presence of […] More
What uses of the Rondout Creek are most important to you? What issues facing the Rondout Creek matter most to you? Those are the questions that Riverkeeper, Hudson River Sloop Clearwater and the Hudson River Watershed Alliance asked of community scientists, conservation board members, farmers, […] More
Join Bronx River Alliance, CURB, Hudson River Watershed Alliance and Riverkeeper for an evening of food and fun to celebrate a successful 2017 sampling season in the Bronx, Pocantico, Saw Mill and Sparkill watersheds. More
Join us for an afternoon of food and fun in recognition of the water quality samplers who made the 2017 sampling season a success! More
Rondout Creek Miguel Castellanos 041117
An evening of celebration in recognition of the community scientists who have worked hard to make water quality testing in the Upper Hudson watershed, Rensselaer County, and elsewhere a success! More
Sewage pollution is one of the top causes of poor water quality in New York State. Learn how to find and eliminate sources of pollution in your watershed. Riverkeeper and our partners have been testing the Hudson River and its tributaries for Enterococcus, an indicator […] More
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” […] More
Beginning this May, Riverkeeper will partner with local residents to test the Roeliff Jansen Kill for Enterococcus, an indicator of fecal contamination. Samples will be processed at the Bard Water Lab. Dan Shapley, Water Quality Program Manager, will discuss the study at Columbia-Greene Trout Unlimited’s […] More
Please Join Towns of Clermont, Germantown & Livingston A Community Conversation: Climate Change and How to Solve it Guest presentations with ample time for discussion and questions. For residents of all ages and municipal officials Climate Change: Impacts and Solutions Jan E. Storm, Ph.D. Citizens’ […] More
In conjunction with the Red Hook Public Library, the Saw Kill Watershed Community is sponsoring a free showing of the film Watershed Revolution on Thursday, April 21, at 7 p.m. at the Elmendorph Inn in Red Hook. After the film (about 30 minutes), Eli Dueker, […] More

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