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A Forum on Reducing the Use of Lawn Chemicals

April 25, 2018: 1:00PM to 3:00PM
Historic Hudson Valley, 639 Bedford Rd, Tarrytown, NY 10591 map
Join the Pocantico River Watershed Alliance for A Forum on Reducing the Use of Lawn Chemicals.

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Register by e-mailing: email to info@perfectearthproject.org

Celebrate Arbor Day with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

April 27, 2018: 9:00AM to 4:00PM
NYS DEC Region 3 Office 21 South Putt Corners Rd., New Paltz, NY map
Join the NYS DEC to celebrate Arbor Day 2018 by potting bareroot seedlings to help save streams in the Hudson Valley. Volunteers should be prepared to work with soil and get dirty. The volunteer event will include a free pizza lunch at noon.

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Will Wading in this Stream Make Me Sick Presentation in Troy

April 29, 2018: 1:00PM to 2:30PM
3361 6th Ave, Troy, NY 12181 map
During May through October 2017 Rensselaer Land Trust Citizen Science volunteers collected water samples from six streams:  Wynantskill, Poesten Kill, Mill Creek, Quackenderry, Moordener Kill and the Quacken Kill.  The streams studied are located within the Cities of Troy and Rensselaer; Town of Schodack; Village of Castleton-on-Hudson; Towns of North Greenbush and East Greenbush. These free meetings are intended to provide residents and other stakeholders an opportunity to learn about certain bacteria and pharmaceuticals found in water samples taken from 18 stream sites in Rensselaer County.

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Indian Point: An Ever-Present Danger & What We Can Do

April 29, 2018: 2:00PM to 4:00PM
James V. Harmon Community Center, map
Join Hastings Takes Action, NYCD 16 Indivisible Environment Committee, and the Hastings Conservation Commission for a discussion about the on-going dangers of Indian Point that persist although the plant is scheduled to be shut down. Moderator: Peter D. Wolf, CEO, Center for Sustainable Development Speakers: Karl Rabago, Executive Director, Pace Energy and Climate Center Manna Jo Greene, Environmental Action Director, Hudson River Sloop Clearwater Richard Webster, Legal Director, Riverkeeper Download the event poster.

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Contaminants in the Hudson River and Watershed: A Look at the Status, Trends, and the Response of Natural Resources

May 2, 2018: 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Student Union Building State University at New Paltz ,1 Hawk Dr, New Paltz, NY 12561 map
Join the Hudson River Environmental Society for a day-long symposium on the long history of environmental contaminants in the Hudson River.

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New York City Storm Water Management Plan Presentation & Discussion (Staten Island)

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May 2, 2018: 5:30PM to 7:30PM
Staten Island Borough Hall - Room 122 10 Richmond Terrace Staten Island, NY 10301 map
Join representatives of New York City to learn about the draft NYC Stormwater Management Plan. The plan is required by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to improve the health of the New York Harbor by reducing pollutants in stormwater runoff that can impair water quality in NYC's waterbodies.

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What’s Government Got To Do With It? – A Dutchess County Civics Class For All

May 2, 2018: 6:30PM to 8:30PM
Starr Library 68 W Market St Rhinebeck NY 12572 map
Do you ever want to get involved in affecting change in local politics but find yourself unsure where to start? Are you curious about how local government really works? RSVP for our free, nonpartisan Civics Class for Dutchess County to learn about local government in NY state and find out more about how you can help change it!

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Join the 2018 Riverkeeper Sweep

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May 5, 2018
100+ locations in the Hudson Valley and NYC
Join Riverkeeper, our partners, Sweep Leaders, and sponsors for the 7th Riverkeeper Sweep, our annual day of service for the Hudson River and its tributaries.

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Film Premiere of Blue Heart

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May 7, 2018: 6:00PM to 8:30PM
Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11249 map
Join us for the premiere of “Blue Heart”, a new documentary from Patagonia exploring the irreversible damage of hydropower dams on the last of Europe’s wild rivers. The screening will be followed by a live set from Andrew Bird.

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Stella Blue’s Band Plays “Free Dead in the Park”

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May 8, 2018: 4:00PM to 9:00PM
Naumburg Bandshell, Central Park, 72nd St, New York, NY 10019 map
Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Grateful Dead’s free concert in Central Park in 1968, Stella Blue’s Band will play a free show at the park’s Naurumburg Bandshell on May 8, 2018.

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