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Army Corps of Engineers Storm Surge Barriers Public Meeting – Middletown, NJ

March 27, 2019: 5:00PM to 7:00PM
Middletown Arts Center, 36 Church St., Middletown, NJ map
Join Riverkeeper at the upcoming public meetings to speak up for the health of the Hudson River Estuary! In the New York and New Jersey Harbor & Tributaries Study (NYNJHATS), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is considering several options for coastal storm protections in our region, and some of these options would have catastrophic consequences for the Hudson and New York Harbor. Specifically, storm surge barriers – giant ocean gates – would choke off tidal flow and the migration of fish – damaging the life of the Hudson River Estuary forever.

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Army Corps of Engineers Storm Surge Barriers Public Meeting – Poughkeepsie

April 3, 2019: 5:00PM to 7:00PM
Hudson Valley Community Center, 110 Grand Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 map
Join Riverkeeper at the upcoming public meetings to speak up for the health of the Hudson River Estuary! In the New York and New Jersey Harbor & Tributaries Study (NYNJHATS), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is considering several options for coastal storm protections in our region, and some of these options would have catastrophic consequences for the Hudson and New York Harbor. Specifically, storm surge barriers – giant ocean gates – would choke off tidal flow and the migration of fish – damaging the life of the Hudson River Estuary forever.

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Guardians of Flushing Bay 5K on the Bay

April 6, 2019: 9:00AM to 11:00AM
Pier 1, World's Fair Marina Flushing Bay Promenade Queens, NY 11369 map
Join Guardians of Flushing Bay for the third annual 5k on the Bay Fun Run!

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Army Corps of Engineers Storm Surge Barriers Public Meeting – Manhattan

April 9, 2019: 5:00PM to 7:00PM
Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, 1 Bowling Green, New York, NY map
Join Riverkeeper at the upcoming public meetings to speak up for the health of the Hudson River Estuary! In the New York and New Jersey Harbor & Tributaries Study (NYNJHATS), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is considering several options for coastal storm protections in our region, and some of these options would have catastrophic consequences for the Hudson and New York Harbor. Specifically, storm surge barriers – giant ocean gates – would choke off tidal flow and the migration of fish – damaging the life of the Hudson River Estuary forever.

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Undamming the Hudson River – Film Screening

April 9, 2019: 5:30PM to 7:30PM
Brown’s Revolution Hall, 425 River Street, Troy, NY 12180 map
Join Riverkeeper for a screening of Undamming the Hudson River, a short documentary film by National Geographic filmmaker Jon Bowermaster showcasing Riverkeeper’s efforts to restore natural habitat by eliminating obsolete dams throughout the Hudson River Estuary. The screening will be followed by a discussion and Q&A with experts from Riverkeeper and local leaders from the City of Troy. Light refreshments will be served and there will be a cash bar.

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Army Corps of Engineers Storm Surge Barriers Public Meeting – Lyndhurst, NJ

April 11, 2019: 5:00PM to 7:00PM
Meadowlands Environment Center, 2 DeKorte Park Plaza, Lyndhurst, NJ map
Join Riverkeeper at the upcoming public meetings to speak up for the health of the Hudson River Estuary! In the New York and New Jersey Harbor & Tributaries Study (NYNJHATS), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is considering several options for coastal storm protections in our region, and some of these options would have catastrophic consequences for the Hudson and New York Harbor. Specifically, storm surge barriers – giant ocean gates – would choke off tidal flow and the migration of fish – damaging the life of the Hudson River Estuary forever.

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Great Saw Mill River Cleanup

April 13, 2019: 10:00AM to April 14, 2019: 1:00PM
Eight Sites Throughout Westchester
Join Groundwork Hudson Valley for their 10th Annual Great Saw Mill River Cleanup.

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Free Ridgewood Reservoir Community Tours

April 13, 2019: 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Ridgewood Reservoir - Vermont Place Glendale, NY 11385 map
Join NYC H2O this spring for free monthly tours of the Ridgewood Reservoir! Tours will discuss the history of the Reservoir, its flora and fauna, and plans for its continued preservation. The Ridgewood Reservoir in Highland Park is a 50+ acre natural oasis that straddles the border of Brooklyn and Queens. Built in 1859 to supply the once independent City of Brooklyn with high quality water, it became obsolete with the addition of new reservoirs in the Catskills in the 1950’s and was decommissioned in the 1980’s. Since then, nature […]

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NY DEP: Update on the Development of the Citywide & East River/Open Waters LTCP

April 16, 2019: 6:30PM to 8:30PM
CUNY School of Law, Second Floor Auditorium - 2 Court Square West, Queens, NY 11101 map
Join the NYC DEP for a public meeting that will include an update on the development of the Citywide & East River/Open Waters Long Term Control Plans (LTCP) for combined sewer overflows.

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Army Corps of Engineers Storm Surge Barriers Public Meeting – Bronx

April 17, 2019: 5:00PM to 7:00PM
Hostos Community College, D Building/Savoy Manor Building, 120 East 149th St., 2nd Floor, Bronx, NY map
Join Riverkeeper at the upcoming public meetings to speak up for the health of the Hudson River Estuary! In the New York and New Jersey Harbor & Tributaries Study (NYNJHATS), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is considering several options for coastal storm protections in our region, and some of these options would have catastrophic consequences for the Hudson and New York Harbor. Specifically, storm surge barriers – giant ocean gates – would choke off tidal flow and the migration of fish – damaging the life of the Hudson River Estuary forever.

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