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Discussion: Do Rivers Have Rights?

December 16, 2018: 3:00PM to 4:30PM
The Rubin Museum of Art - 150 West 17th St. New York, NY 10011 map
Join John Lipscomb, Riverkeeper Vice President for Advocacy and Captain, and philosopher Vishwa Adluri for a conversation on what rights rivers should inherently have. If a river had the same legal rights as a person, would we do a better job of protecting its ecosystem? And how might this legalistic approach intersect with traditional customs and rituals for sacred places? Tickets required: $25/person  

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Introduction to water budgets and water supply planning

December 18, 2018: 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Mount Saint Mary College Aquinas Hall Room 163 - 330 Powell Avenue Newburgh, NY 12550 map
The Hudson River Watershed Alliance invites you to an educational workshop on December 18th from 10 am to 2 pm in Newburgh, focused on water budgets and water supply planning. The Hudson River Watershed Alliance will provide an overview the Quassaick Creek watershed flow mapping and water budget demonstration project followed by presentations by experts in the field and a discussion on water supply planning in New York State. Lunch will be provided to registered participants. RSVPs requested.

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Coeymans Town Board Meeting – Support the Clean Air Law

December 27, 2018: 7:00PM to 9:00PM
18 Russell Avenue, Ravena, NY 12143 map
Please come to this board meeting to show your support for the Clean Air Law, or write to the Coeymans Supervisor, Phil Crandall, to thank him and his board for their action.

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Clean Water Westchester: Wastewater & Water Reclamation Symposium

January 17, 2019: 8:30AM to 2:00PM
Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University 78 North Broadway - Tudor Room White Plains, NY 10603 map
Join Westchester County Executive George Latimer, other local leaders, and industry experts, for this informative symposium on the future of water reclamation in Westchester County. Topics to be explored include the current state of our water infrastructure, opportunities to work together as a County to achieve cost savings and improved environmental outcomes, and exploration of the latest technologies and business opportunities related to water reclamation. The day will include expert presentations, panels, and plenty of opportunities for questions and networking.   View a full schedule here. Registration is $25.

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Fish on the move – 2019 Annual Meeting

February 6, 2019: 9:00AM to February 8, 2019: 5:00PM
Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel – Poughkeepsie, NY map
Fish on the Move, will explore new understanding of “traditional” movement ecology (e.g., diadromy), climate change-induced shifts in species ranges, as well as movements of invasive species.

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