Events

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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Newburgh Blood Testing Results Meeting

February 28, 2017: 10:00AM to 12:00PM
SUNY Orange, Newburgh Extension (formerly Orange County Community College) Chaplin Hall, Great Room (Rm. 101) One Washington Center Newburgh, NY map
As part of the state’s ongoing response to address drinking water contamination in the Newburgh area, the Department of Health launched the comprehensive biomonitoring program in November 2016. The program offers free blood testing to Newburgh-area residents concerned about their past exposure to perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS) and other perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) from the City’s drinking water. To help residents understand their results and receive an update on the State’s response to PFOS in Newburgh, the state will host public information sessions. Expanded Blood Testing Program Followig the first results, […]

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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

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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

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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

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March 9, 2017: 1:00PM to 4:00PM
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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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Saving our Trees from Forest Pests with Vassar Environmental Cooperative

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March 9, 2017: 4:00PM to 5:30PM
51 Vassar Farm Ln, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604 map
Join DEC Lands and Forests Educator Erin Brady and Dr. Gary Lovett for a workshop on the invasive beetles that are killing our trees.

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Our Other Blue Planet: Earth’s Diverse Fresh Waters

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March 10, 2017: 7:00PM to 8:00PM
Cary Institute auditorium 2801 Sharon Turnpike (Route 44) Millbrook, NY map
Dave Strayer of the Cary Insitute will present a lecture on our planet's inland waters and the rich diversity of life that they support.

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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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