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Army Corps of Engineers meeting in Rockaway Park, Queens: Storm surge barrier study

February 27, 2020: 5:00PM to 8:00PM
Auditorium (use main entrance on Beach Channel Drive), Beach Channel Educational Campus 100-00 Beach Channel Drive Rockaway Park, NY 11694 map
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public meeting about potential storm surge barrier plans. Get informed and help advocate for solutions that are more comprehensive and will not cause permanent harm the Hudson.

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Manhattan State Senate Delegation Budget Hearing

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February 29, 2020: 2:00PM to 5:00PM
NY Academy of Medicine, 103rd st. entrance, 2nd Floor, Room 20 map
Join the Manhattan Senate delegation and let them know that the environment and clean water are priorities for this year's state budget.

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Innovative Green Infrastructure Programs: Benefits, Challenges, and Lessons Learned

March 26, 2020: 2:00PM to 3:00PM
17 Battery Pl #915, New York, NY 10004 map
Join the Hudson River Foundation to learn about the role of green infrastructure in stormwater management. While water quality considerations drive decision-making, green infrastructure promises to deliver unique co-benefits.. The panelists will discuss the challenges of launching innovative programs and their lessons learned to address community needs while meeting regulatory mandates.

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Riverkeeper’s Annual Fishermen’s Ball 2020 – Hudson River Rising

Tungsten Sun
May 6, 2020: 5:30PM to 9:30PM
On the Hudson at the Lighthouse, Pier 61, Chelsea Piers, New York, NY 10011 map
Join us for the annual Fishermen’s Ball 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 12, 2020: 10:30AM to 12:00PM
Hudson River Foundation, 17 Battery Pl #915, New York, NY 10004 map
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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