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‘The Wallkill needs help’ – Water quality report highlights need to clean up river

Riverkeeper and Wallkill River Watershed Alliance release letter calling for Governor Cuomo and state Legislative leaders to fund DEC Study Public invited to learn more […] Learn More

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.’s historic 33-year run with Riverkeeper comes to a close

RFK, Jr.'s historic 33-year run with Riverkeeper comes to a close

On March 10, 2017, after 33 years of transformational leadership on the Riverkeeper staff and board, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. notified our chairman, Joseph L. […] Learn More

Activists to rally before Albany County vote on polystyrene ban

Upcoming Events

Beacon: Stop Crude Oil Transport Through the Hudson Valley

April 4, 2017: 7:00PM to 9:00PM
Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St. Beacon
Join us for a forum on the risks of crude oil transport in the Hudson Valley and what you can do to help mitigate those risks. Panel discussants include Steve Gold (for Assemblyman Frank Skartados AD104), Jeremy Cherson (Riverkeeper), Audrey Friedrichsen(Scenic Hudson), and Jennifer Metzger (Citizens for Local Power) Presented by Beacon Democratic Committee. Learn More

Lower Hudson Urban Waters Collaborative Community Science 2017 Season Kick-off

April 8, 2017: 9:00AM to 12:00PM
SLC Center for the Urban River at Beczak, Yonkers map
Sewage pollution is one of the top causes of poor water quality in New York State. Learn how to find and eliminate sources of pollution […] Learn More

How’s the Water in the Upper Hudson?

A water sample from the Upper Hudson River. (Photo by Dan Shapley / Riverkeeper)
April 12, 2017: 10:00AM to 7:30PM
Glens Falls, Schuylerville, and Albany
Riverkeeper is hosting a series of events in the Upper Hudson region to present data collected in 2016 as part of our first year of water quality sampling in the region, and to recruit volunteers to assist with sampling in 2017. Learn More
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