Newtown Creek LTCP Public Meeting

February 21, 2017: 6:00PM to 8:00PM
Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant 327 Greenpoint Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11222 map
Join the Department of Environmental Protection for the Newtown Creek LTCP Public Meeting on February 21st at 6pm. In November 2016, the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) kicked off the Long Term Control Plan (LTCP) for the Newtown Creek Watershed. The goal of the LTCP is to identify appropriate CSO* controls necessary to achieve waterbody-specific water quality standards, consistent with the Federal CSO Policy and the water quality goals of the Clean Water Act (CWA). At the kickoff, community members requested a follow-up meeting to focus on […]

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Why did the salamander cross the road?

February 26, 2017: 6:30PM to 8:00PM
133 Farmer's Turnpike, Gardiner, NY 12525 map
Laura Heady,from the the DEC's Hudson River Estuary Program will present this talk as part of the Wallkill River Watershed Alliance's winter lecture series.

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Saw Mill River Summit

March 2, 2017: 12:00PM to 4:30PM
SLC Center for the Urban River at Beczak map
Please join us for an important afternoon of updates and discussion about the state of the Saw Mill and help strengthen intermunicipal cooperation throughout the watershed. Target Audience: Municipal officials and staff (local and county), CAC/CAB members, non-profits, and interested residents. Agenda includes: Networking Lunch Provided by SLC Center for the Urban River at Beczak; Overview from Partners and Important News from the Saw Mill River Coalition; Overview and discussion of Citizen Science Water Quality Monitoring Program led by CURB and Riverkeeper; Short presentations on various water quality, access, and habitat projects from […]

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The HudSONAR Research Project with Maija Niemisto

March 2, 2017: 7:00PM to 9:00PM
Sarah Lawrence College Center for the Urban River at Beczak, 35 Alexander St, Yonkers, NY 10701 map
Join Maija Niemisto to learn about the HudSONAR research project which uses biological acoustics for scientific research on the estuary. This talk will cover the basics of biological acoustics, will illustrate how this educational sailing vessel serves as an ideal host for scientific research and will discuss some of the recent HudSONAR findings on fish and zooplankton in the Hudson.

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Bedford 2020

March 4, 2017: 8:15AM to 3:00PM
Fox Lane High School 632 S Bedford Road, Bedford, NY 10506, United States map
Bedford 2020's food-focused forum will engage attendees in local food’s many benefits and build awareness and support for farmers, the food system, and initiatives that increase food access for all and eliminate food waste.

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Hastings Party4Good

March 4, 2017: 7:00PM to 10:00PM
44 Main Street, Hastings on Hudson, NY map
Join us and “march forth” on March 4th to help others. Hastings Party4Good is a dance party to support 4 great causes: Riverkeeper, Hope's Door, Hastings Youth Advocate's Food Pantry, and the International Rescue Committee.

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New York-New Jersey Harbor & Estuary Program Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) Meeting

March 9, 2017: 1:00PM to 4:00PM
Save the date! NY-NJ HEP's next Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) meeting will be March 9th from1 PM - 4 PM

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Riverkeeper Happy Hour at Industrial Arts Brewing Company

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March 16, 2017: 5:30PM to 8:00PM
55 W Railroad Ave #25, Garnerville, NY 10923 map
Join Riverkeeper staff, volunteers, members, and partners at Industrial Arts Brewing Company from 5:30PM-8PM to learn more about our work in the Hudson Valley and start planning for the spring and summer ahead.

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2017 Mohawk Watershed Symposium

March 17, 2017: 8:00AM to 5:00PM
807 Union St, Schenectady, NY 12308 map
The Geology Department at Union College will host the Ninth Symposium on the Mohawk River Watershed in New York State. The scientific program and timing of theme sessions have been shaped by submitted abstracts and invited talks. The meeting highlights recent and on-going work in the watershed during oral and poster presentations and technical sessions. The day-long conference will be followed by a reception. For more information on the 2017 Mohawk Watershed Symposium including registration information and agenda visit the conference website.

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Smoke Signals Art Exhibit & Panel Discussion

March 18, 2017: 12:00PM to March 1, 2017: 2:00PM
60 County Rd 78, Tivoli, NY 12583 map
Art has the potential to unify and empower us. This show at Tivoli Artists Gallery entitled “Smoke Signals,” is a reflection on the environmental and social issues we face today. Through artwork, sculpture, photos and poetry, this show will serve as an expression and spotlight on the humanities, social stakes, global and local issues, the earth’s balance and more. Opening March 10th – April 2; opening reception Sat. March 11 from 6pm – 9pm, followed by a panel discussion the weekend of March 18 from 12PM-2PM. Participating in the discussion […]

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