Riverkeeper Blogs

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David Schuyler and Ronald A. DeSilva, two longtime Riverkeeper allies, have recently passed on. Riverkeeper mourns the loss and celebrates their lives. DeSilva’s involvement with Riverkeeper spanned decades, going back to when the organization was still known as the Hudson River Fishermen’s Association. A longtime […] More
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Surprise! In a mid-July NYS Legislature Special Session, lawmakers got back to work on a surprisingly robust environmental agenda. These are dark times and we are all in need of some good news. Let’s start with the six bills that made it through the arduous […] More
Riverkeeper stands firmly with Black people and all communities of color as they fight for the right to live, and we unequivocally condemn the murder of George Floyd and countless other Black Americans. We strive to base our work and relationships on trust, respect, integrity, […] More
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My name is Renee Seacor and I am the new Legislative Advocacy Intern for Riverkeeper for the 2020 legislative session! After spending nine years out West, I am thrilled to return home and begin advocating for environmental issues in the Hudson Valley and the State […] More
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Riverkeeper achieved landmark environmental victories in 2019 – even as our federal government removed essential water protections. Working with our partners, we made meaningful strides in restoring the Hudson and helped communities protect their drinking water supplies. More
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On Sunday,  I introduced Elisha Cooper, the author of a new children’s book, RIVER, at the book’s launch at Oblong Books & Music in Rhinebeck.  Elisha’s book — beautifully illustrated in watercolor — chronicles the adventures of a young woman who travels by canoe down […] More
Yesterday, volunteers from HSBC joined Riverkeeper and the Riverside Park Conservancy for an invasive species removal project. Together 46 HSBC volunteers removed two truckloads of mugwort, bindweed, and honey locust seedlings. Invasive species management is critical to helping native plants compete. Over the last two […] More
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Riverkeeper’s membership manager, Monica Dietrich, is sitting down with Riverkeeper members to learn more about why they support Riverkeeper. More
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"From Brooklyn to the Catskills and beyond I’m thrilled to be able to help communities thrive alongside our beautiful, dynamic river and its tributaries." - Learn more about Nick. More
Riverkeeper kicks off sampling season
2018 will go in the books as one of Riverkeeper’s most successful years and it was driven by the enormous growth in public support for clean water and safe energy, up and down the Hudson. Our continued success draws accolades: We received a prestigious award […] More

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