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17th Annual Southeast New York Stormwater Conference & Trade Show

October 18, 2017: 8:00AM to 4:30PM
Dutchess Manor, 263 NY-9D, Beacon, NY 12508 map
The LHCCD's annual conference is an opportunity for municipal staff and officials, water quality professionals, land use planners, civil and environmental engineers, landscape architects, construction contractors and interested citizens to learn about stormwater management and related topics from experts in the field, and from one another.

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Powell’s Cove Cleanup with the Coastal Preservation Network

October 22, 2017: 9:00AM to 12:00PM
Powell's Cove Park, 11th Ave & 133rd Pl, College Point, NY 11356 map
Join the Coastal Preservation Network for a cleanup of Powell's Cove Park on Sunday, October 22 from 9am-12pm. Volunteers will remove trash from the East River shoreline, rake and bag leaves, and plant 1,000+ daffodil blubs.

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Newtown Creek Community Advisory Group Meeting

October 22, 2017: 6:30PM to 9:30PM
Please save the date for the next Newtown Creek Community Advisory Group meeting to be held on Wednesday, October 11. The exact location is TBD, but we will post the location once confirmed. The meeting will run from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. There will be an update from EPA about the Remedial Investigation report. We encourage attendance from the general public and any who are interested in becoming active CAG members. Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM   Learn more about the Newtown Creek […]

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Environmental Activism for the Long Haul: The Energizing Vision of Pope Francis’s Laudato Si

October 25, 2017: 9:00AM to 2:00PM
Mariandale Retreat & Conference Center 299 North Highland Avenue Ossining, NY 10562 map
Join Religious Organizations Along the River in exploring sources of hope that will empower in the struggle for a sustainable human presence on Earth.

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Bronx Council for Environmental Quality (BCEQ) Harlem River Water Conference

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October 25, 2017: 5:30PM to 8:30PM
The Bronx Museum of the Arts 1040 Grand Concourse Bronx, NY 10456 map
Come hear about the latest Harlem River research and share your ideas for a cleaner, greener, and healthier community at this free meeting hosted by the Bronx Council for Environmental Quality (BCEQ).

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Pocantico River Watershed Alliance Meeting

October 26, 2017: 10:00AM to 12:00PM
Sleepy Hollow Senior Center 55 Elm St, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 map
Join the Pocantico River Watershed Alliance for their upcoming meeting. Professor Nick Robinson of Pace University will share his experience as a long time defender and legal resource of the Pocantico River Watershed.

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Water Quality Sampler Appreciation Happy Hour in Albany

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October 26, 2017: 6:00PM to 8:00PM
Albany Pump Station map
An evening of celebration in recognition of the community scientists who have worked hard to make water quality testing in the Upper Hudson watershed, Rensselaer County, and elsewhere a success!

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Hope on the Hudson at the Basilica Hudson

October 27, 2017: 6:00PM to 8:00PM
Basilica Hudson, 110 S Front St, Hudson, NY 12534 map
Join us as we come together to recognize and celebrate many important and positive efforts to preserve the Hudson River and this beautiful region where we make our home.

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Run the River 5K on Randall’s Island

October 28, 2017: 10:00AM to 1:00PM
Icahn Stadium, 20 Randall's Island, Randall's Island Park New York, NY 10035 map
(Photo Credit: Randall’s Island Park Alliance, 2016) Join Randall’s Island Park Alliance for a 5K race through the park along breathtaking views of Manhattan and the Harlem River. Experience the thrill of starting and finishing in Icahn Stadium, a world class track and field venue. Set your own record on the same track Usain Bolt set his 100-meter world record! Run the River will also serve as the USA Track & Field New York 5K Road Race Championship. Run the River 5K raises funds to protect the beautiful waterways, wetlands […]

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5 Years After Sandy: Join the March for Climate Action

October 28, 2017: 11:00AM to 2:00PM
Cadman Plaza, NYC
Communities across the city will remember, resist, and rise together. Five years ago, Superstorm Sandy took lives, destroyed homes, and flooded subways. Like in Florida, Texas, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, the people hit hardest by Sandy were the poor, people of color, immigrants, and already vulnerable communities. New York’s elected officials must protect us from the impacts of climate change and lead a just transition to a renewable energy economy. We cannot wait any longer. On October 28th, we will assemble and march over the Brooklyn Bridge and then […]

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