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Our annual celebration recognized the achievements of Fran Dunwell, founding coordinator of the DEC’s Hudson River Estuary Program, and Dr. David O. Carpenter, renowned expert on the health effects of PCBs More than 270 friends and supporters came together for our Summer Splash gala overlooking […] More
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31 tons of debris cleaned from hundreds of miles of shoreline in NYC and the Hudson Valley. More
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In response to a lawsuit by Riverkeeper and our partners and following 20 years of delay, New York State has proposed the first of two new rules that are meant to update Water Quality Standards for waters around New York City. More
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Two-year study will shed light on certain important risks, including algal blooms, but won’t measure bacteria to indicate where water is safe for swimming. More
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Full green infrastructure development will be delayed by at least a decade, but implementation of Riverkeeper recommendations will strengthen New York City’s Green Infrastructure Program moving forward. More
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Atlantic striped bass are in decline, and changes are coming. If you enjoy fishing on the Hudson, here's what you need to know. More
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Riverkeeper looks forward to honoring Dr. David O. Carpenter with our 2023 Hudson Hero Award at our Summer Splash event at Boscobel House and Gardens on June 8. More
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Riverkeeper looks forward to honoring DEC’s recently retired Hudson River Estuary Coordinator at our Summer Splash on June 8. Read about what has driven her life’s work and what she sees ahead for the river. More
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This is one in a series of guest blog posts about Riverkeeper Sweep, our annual day of service for the Hudson, involving more than 100 cleanups and planting projects on a single day. Be part of the next Sweep, Saturday, May 6, 2023 – Visit […] More
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“In Sleepy Hollow, the River is a part of our lives - it’s a unifying force for the community”
Neighbors, Riverkeeper Members, and Sweep co-Leaders Judi and Char aren’t sure exactly how they first met, but they know they quickly connected over walking their dogs along the waterfront in Sleepy Hollow. Last spring, after participating in the Annual Riverkeeper Sweep at a number of other local sites, Judi approached Char about teaming up to host a new Sweep site at Horan’s Landing. More

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