Riverkeeper Blogs

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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
Fuel spill in Haverstraw
On Sunday morning a call came into Riverkeeper’s Watchdog line that described a fuel spill near Dutchtown in Haverstraw. We were only minutes away by car, so we went to take photos and record any evidence. No sooner than we turned onto Riverside Drive, an […] More
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Songbirds make melodies for the river...and Riverkeeper This week — just days before our annual gala, the Fishermen’s Ball — Riverkeeper and its supporters joined to celebrate in song as we were serenaded by multi-instrumentalist Andrew Bird on Monday and a day later by the […] More
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When it comes to the Hudson River, you matter. When it needed you to protect it from a dramatic expansion of barge anchorages — many of these barges to be laden with hazardous, fracked crude oil — you stepped up. More than 10,000 of you […] More
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Facebook is changing its algorithm, which means that you will likely get fewer updates from Riverkeeper. But there are things that you can do to keep getting our news. More
NY harbor is cleaning up!
Riverkeeper began its second half century with perhaps our most successful year ever. The Riverkeeper 2017 victories were all driven by the enormous growth in public support for clean water and safe energy, up and down the Hudson. More

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