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Wallkill River Summit

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March 28, 2017: 5:00PM to 8:00PM
SUNY New Paltz Student Union Building, Multipurpose Room, 1 Hawk Dr, New Paltz, NY map
The Wallkill River Summit will bring together scientists, agencies, elected officials and the public to learn about the Wallkill River and what we can do to contribute to its restoration. The summit will cover topics including flooding, fishing, and the Pilgrim Pipelines with a focus on water quality.

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Hudson River at Risk Screening at the Environmental Cooperative at Vassar Barns

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March 29, 2017
50 Vassar Farm Lane Poughkeepsie, New York map
Join the Environmental Cooperative at Vassar Barns for a screening of Jon Bowermaster's Hudson River at Risk documentary series. The films will explore Hudson River PCBs, proposed anchorages, and the AIM and Pilgrim Pipeline projects.

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HRWA Lower Hudson Speaker Series: Gil Hawkins of the Hudson River Fishermen’s Association

March 29, 2017: 12:00PM to 1:30PM
Blauvelt Coach Diner, 587 NY-303, Blauvelt, NY 10913 map
Join the Hudson River Watershed Alliance for their Lower Hudson Speaker Series featuring Gil Hawkins of the Hudson River Fishermen’s Association.  Gil Hawkins is a longtime water advocate and current president of the Hudson River Fishermen’s Association. This is a free event, but lunch is not included. There is a $5 minimum food or drink purchase to support our host, the Blauvelt Coach Diner. Please register for this event here.  If you have questions, contact Maureen Cunningham atmcunningham@hudsonwatershed.org.

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Troy River City: Living with Water in Troy Exhibit Opening

March 31, 2017: 5:30PM to 9:00PM
Main Gallery, The Arts Center of the Capital Region, 265 River Street, Troy, NY 12180 map
This exhibition explores Troy’s past and possible future as a river city in the Hudson Valley, bringing together historic photographs and aerial imagery that show Troy and its river through time. In addition, new maps, models and speculative scenarios by landscape architecture faculty and students at Cornell University will offer multiple visions for how Troy might remake itself by reclaiming its riverfront and re-imagining itself as a river city. The work has been done over three years in collaboration with Chico Christopher and TAP, Inc., with support from the New […]

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Rensselaer Land Trust Stream Team Training

April 1, 2017: 10:00AM to 12:00PM
The Sanctuary for Independent Media, 3361 6th Avenue, North Troy, NY map
Do you need to spend more time outdoors? Do you care about the environment? Do you have a concern about water quality? Do you want to give back to your community? Do you have 2-3 hours per month to volunteer your time? Join the Rensselaer Land Trust’s Citizen Science Group! The Rensselaer Land Trust needs volunteers to join their Citizen Science Group to sample streams throughout the county for the presence of bacteria. Join the RLT for an information and training session to learn more about this opportunity. Call or […]

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Permaculture and Urban Eco-System Design

April 3, 2017: 6:00PM to 8:00PM
The Grove School of Engineering-Steinman Hall, 160 Convent Ave, New York, NY 10031 map
Join the City College of New York Sustainability in the Urban Environment for a panel discussion on Permaculture and Urban Eco-System Design.

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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.

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Newtown Creek Community Advisory Group Meeting

April 5, 2017: 6:30PM to 8:30PM
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Remember to save the date for the next Newtown Creek Community Advisory Group meeting on Wednesday, April 5. The exact location is TBD, but will be in Queens this month. The meeting will run from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. There will be an update about the draft remedial investigation, the draft baseline ecological risk assessment, as well as updates about fishing advisory signs. We encourage attendance from the general public and any who are interested in becoming active CAG members.

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Orange County Gala Tribute to Phil Ochs

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April 7, 2017: 7:00PM to 9:00PM
Unitarian Universalist Church, 9 Vance Rd., Rock Tavern, N.Y. map
Sustainable Warwick proudly presents a Tribute to Phil Ochs, Friday, April 7th at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Rock Tavern, N.Y., 7 p.m. The evening’s concert will be hosted by Sonny Ochs of WIOX-Radio and will feature John Flynn, Brother Sun, and Emma’s Revolution.

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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 in your watershed. Riverkeeper and our partners have been testing the Hudson River and its tributaries for Enterococcus, an indicator of sewage contamination, since 2006. In 2017 we will be working with the Bronx River Alliance and Sarah Lawrence College Center for the Urban River at Beczak to test the Bronx River, Pocantico River, Saw Mill River, and Sparkill Creek. This event is an opportunity to learn […]

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