Riverkeeper Blogs

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As she prepares to take the role of President and Hudson Riverkeeper, Tracy Brown shared some thoughts about the river, the challenges and the opportunities ahead. More
With Paul Gallay stepping down after 11 years as President and Hudson Riverkeeper, Riverkeeper’s Board of Directors has named Dan Shapley as interim Hudson Riverkeeper and interim Vice President of Programs, and Robin Meadows as interim Chief Administrative Officer. More
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At Hudson Crossing Park outside Schuylerville, the bags of garbage removed during Riverkeeper Sweep number far less than they once did. But they’re still there, and they remind us all what can happen if we let our attention slip. More
Riverkeeper Stands in Solidarity with the AAPI Community
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Over the past year, the wave of violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders following the COVID-19 pandemic has become increasingly vicious and harmful, manifesting in incidents such as the shootings in Atlanta on March 16. Riverkeeper strongly condemns this appalling and shameful act of […] More
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My name is Natasha De La Cruz and I will work with Riverkeeper over the next few months as their Spring Legislative Advocacy Intern. I am a recent graduate from Florida State University where I studied Environmental Science along with minors in Biology and Geology. […] More
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Over the past decade, Riverkeeper has hit critical milestones in our half-century-long campaign to protect and restore New York’s waterways. From the headwaters of the Hudson to New York Harbor, we have helped make meaningful and historic changes on behalf of the River, its tributaries, […] More
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Despite unprecedented challenges, Riverkeeper made enormous advances in the areas of water quality, biodiversity, climate preparedness and community empowerment this year. Here is a sample of our many achievements in 2020. More
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Corbin-Mark ‘was a brilliant voice of knowledge, experience, reason, and truth’ We at Riverkeeper are heartbroken by the loss of Cecil Corbin-Mark, a longtime friend, trusted advisor, and environmental justice giant, who passed away on October 15th. Cecil’s life was way too short, but in […] More
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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

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