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2020 Sampling Season Kick-Off

Sampler Welcome 2020
April 25, 2020: 10:00AM to 12:30PM
SLC Center for the Urban River at Beczak - 35 Alexander St, Yonkers, NY 10701 map
Join Riverkeeper, the SLC Center for the Urban River at Beczak, and the Bronx River Alliance to welcome the 2020 water quality sampling season. Event overview: Hope on the Hudson film screening Volunteer Opportunities WQ Sampling Training Lab Demonstration Materials Pickup

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Keeping Nature Connected: Building Wildlife Pathways across the Highlands

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April 26, 2020: 1:00PM to 4:00PM
BIRE's Water Ecology Center at Denning's Point State Park 199 Dennings Avenue Beacon, NY 12508
Wildlife is disappearing across the world—and right here in New York. Come learn why keeping our lands and waters connected is so important—for us and for our wildlife—and how you can help in these conservation efforts at this year’s Community Forum.

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POSTPONED: 9th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep

Sweep 2020
May 2, 2020
100+ Locations from Brooklyn to the Adirondacks
The 9th annual Riverkeeper Sweep — our day of service for the Hudson River and its tributaries — is May 2. Join us at 100+ Sweep sites along the Hudson.

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POSTPONED – Fishermen’s Ball 2020 – Hudson River Rising

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May 6, 2020: 5:30PM to 9:30PM
On the Hudson at the Lighthouse, Pier 61, Chelsea Piers, New York, NY 10011 map
POSTPONED - Join us for the annual Fishermen’s Ball 2020 as we come together to celebrate communities rising up to protect our waters and to meet the challenges of climate change on our shorelines.

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Environmental DNA Assessment of Biodiversity, Abundance & Phenology of Hudson Estuary Fishes

May 20, 2020: 10:30AM to 12:00PM
Attend the talk to learn about the Environmental DNA (eDNA) analysis process which can be used to quickly assay biodiversity and other organismic metrics in a non-invasive manner. Effective management of Hudson River ecosystems requires monitoring of species diversity and ranges, but traditional surveys can be costly and even harmful to wildlife.

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