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Watershed Solutions: People, Communities and Science

October 23, 2018: 9:00AM to 4:15PM
Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library & Home - 4079 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538 map
Join the Hudson River Watershed Alliance for its annual conference, focusing on the theme “Watershed Solutions: People, Communities and Science.” Featured speakers include Peggy Shepard, Co-Founder and Executive Director of WE ACT for Environmental Justice; Ava Bynum, Founder of Omnymyst and Hudson Valley Seed; and Dr. Rick Relyea, Director of the Darrin Fresh Water Institute and The Jefferson Project at Lake George. Registration is required, and there is no same-day registration. Early Bird Registration $65 through September 30; Regular Registration $75 starting on October 1st. Registration fee covers the full-day […]

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Stom barriers scoping meeting – Long Island

October 23, 2018: 5:00PM to 7:00PM
Melville Hall at the US Merchant Marine Academy, 300 Steamboat Road, Kings Point, NY, 11024 map
The New York District, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the City of New York, with Congressman Tom Suozzi, are hosting a scoping meeting for the New York and New Jersey Harbor and Tributaries (NY NJ HATS) Study.

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“Undamming the Hudson River” film screening and Q&A

Wynantskill alewives
October 23, 2018: 7:00PM to 10:00PM
Patagonia SoHo - 72 Greene St, New York, NY 10012 map
Join us for an eye-opening film about Riverkeeper’s efforts to restore habitat in the Hudson River by removing obsolete dams. Stay for a panel discussion and Q&A, refreshments and mingling.

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Hudson River Drinking Water Intermunicipal Council meeting

October 25, 2018: 5:30PM to 6:30PM
Poughkeepsies' Water Treatment Plant, on Marist College Campus, Waterworks Road, Poughkeepsie, NY map
The Hudson River Drinking Water Intermunicipal Council will hold its monthly meeting on the third Thursday of each month. The council is devoted to protecting the source of drinking water for 100,000 people in seven municipalities -- the Hudson River.

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Community Scientist Appreciation Party – Yonkers

October 26, 2018: 5:00PM to 8:00PM
Sarah Lawrence College Center for the Urban River at Beczak (CURB) 35 Alexander Street Yonkers, NY 10701 map
Join Riverkeeper as we celebrate the 2018 Riverkeeper Water Quality sampling season and the volunteers who participated downriver on the Hudson to make it all happen. There will be a Water Quality Sampler Award for downriver projects and a presentation and screening of the new short film Source to Sea from National Geographic filmmaker Jon Bowermaster, exploring how Riverkeeper’s Water Quality Program, our partners, and community scientists answer the question, “How’s the water?” The Riverkeeper Water Quality team will be on hand to talk about their work and food and […]

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E-mail Rebecca at rmartin@riverkeeper.org to RSVP

Randall’s Island Park Alliance Run the River 5K

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October 27, 2018: 10:00AM to 1:00PM
Icahn Stadium Randall's Island Park 20 Randall's Island New York, NY 10035 map
Join the Randall's Island Park Alliance for their annual Run the River 5K, which raises funds to protect the beautiful waterways, wetlands and recreational areas of Randall’s Island Park. This year, the Randall's Island Park Alliance will once again join forces with Queens Library and Riverkeeper to promote conservation efforts and active and healthy lifestyles for New Yorkers in the Park's surrounding neighborhoods.

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Register and use code 18RVRKPR for $5 off your registration!

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Survey Training

November 3, 2018: 10:00AM to 12:00PM
Minnewaska State Park - 5281 Route 44-55, Kerhonkson, NY 12446 map
Hemlock trees are integral to our forest ecosystems and provide habitat to brook trout and numerous other fish, birds, mammals and invertebrates. However, they are threatened by an invasive forest pest called the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA). Warming temperatures have favored HWA’s spread and we need your help to keep track of the impact HWA is having on our forests to make an informed management plan! For more information,contact invasives@parks.ny.gov

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BCEQ Learn-Up Mini-Conference

November 14, 2018: 6:00PM to 8:00PM
Manhattan College, Leo Engineering Building – Fischback Room (4th Floor) - 3825 Corlear Avenue, at 238th Street, Bronx, NY 10463 map
Join with your neighbors in furthering your knowledge on how to be good stewards of water and land. The Bronx Council for Environmental Quality will host two workshops, co-sponsored by the Bronx Coalition for Parks and Green Spaces. Workshop 1 will focus on Clean Water, and Workshop 2 will focus on Parkland. Food will be served, courtesy of Con Edison. This is a free event, but space is limited. Please RSVP to rsvp@bceq.org

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Save the Date: The Hudson as Life Force panel event

November 18, 2018: 5:00PM to 7:00PM
Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Ave, Yonkers, NY 10701 map
In conjunction with the Hudson River Museum exhibition “A River is a Drawing” by Maya Lin, there will be a Sunday Scholar Series panel titled The Hudson as Life Force, moderated by Paul Gallay, President of Riverkeeper, and featuring four distinguished thinkers as they examine the Hudson River as material and metaphor.

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Hudson River Drinking Water Intermunicipal Council meeting

November 22, 2018: 5:30PM to 6:30PM
Poughkeepsies' Water Treatment Plant, on Marist College Campus, Waterworks Road, Poughkeepsie, NY map
The Hudson River Drinking Water Intermunicipal Council will hold its monthly meeting on the third Thursday of each month. The council is devoted to protecting the source of drinking water for 100,000 people in seven municipalities -- the Hudson River.

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