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Governor Cuomo proposes bold ‘Revive Mother Nature’ Initiative


If implemented, the ‘Revive Mother Nature’ Initiative would be a landmark effort to restore critical marine and freshwater habitats statewide.  Over the weekend, Governor Andrew […] Learn More

Study: Hudson River sewage overflows are an unaccounted-for source of greenhouse gas emissions

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Stopping water pollution is an untapped strategy to mitigate climate change, suggests a recently published Queens College study using data gathered from Riverkeeper’s patrol boat […] Learn More

NY proposes limits on PFOA, PFOS

Riverkeeper statement on Department of Health’s proposed standards for drinking water   Riverkeeper commends the New York State Department of Health for proposing to set […] Learn More

Upcoming Events

Rally on the River!

September 21, 2019: 1:00PM to 10:00PM
Factoria at Charles Point, 5 John Walsh Blvd, Peekskill, NY 10566 map
Join us for Rally on the River, a brand new event to bring our community together for a common cause: The Hudson River. Run, paddle, revel and recreate on the banks of the River at the Factoria at Charles Point. This daylong festival will feature something for everyone including the Surf and Turf Challenge! Learn More Register

Sacred Rivers — The Jordan & the Hudson: An interfaith ceremony honoring the life in our waterways

September 26, 2019: 2:00PM to 3:45PM
James Memorial Chapel, Union Theological Seminary 90 Claremont Avenue (@ 122nd St), New York, NY map
As part of Climate Week, environmentalists who protect the Hudson and Jordan Rivers will join with religious leaders in New York City for an interfaith ceremony focusing on the shared risk communities and ecosystems across the globe face from climate disruption.  Learn More Register

Riverkeeper 2019 Community Scientist Celebration – Kingston

October 18, 2019: 6:00PM to 8:00PM
Kingston Homeport and Education Center at Hudson River Maritime Museum, 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston NY 12401 map
Join Riverkeeper in partnership with the Kingston Homeport and Educational Center at Hudson River Maritime Museum as we celebrate the 2019 Riverkeeper Water Quality sampling season and the volunteer partners who make it possible to gather samples from more than 400 locations in the Hudson River and its tributaries. Learn More RSVP so we know you'll be there!
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