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Hudson River Symposium: The Drivers of Change – Physical Alterations, Part 2

When:
March 3, 2021: 1:30PM to 3:30PM
Where:
Online
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The Hudson River Environmental Society & Hudson River Foundation have teamed up to present a series of presentations on Hudson River fish and the stressors affecting change. The Hudson River fish community has long been an important social, economic, and ecological sector of life in the Hudson Valley. Climate change, invasive species, off-shore commercial fishing, surge barriers, and dams present real challenges for the propagation and survival of Hudson River fish species today.

Schedule for part two of this five part series:

  • Intro (5 min) – James Morrison, President Hudson River Environmental Society
  • Addressing Impacts of Power Generation on Fisheries Sustainability in the Hudson River
    (25 min). John Boreman, Ph.D.
  • Morphological Changes to the Hudson River in the Past and Efforts to Reverse the Insult
    (25 min). Daniel Miller
  • Barriers to Migration: Stress to Populations and Changing Public Perspective of Obsolete
    Dams (25 min). George Jackman
  • Potential Stressors on the Horizon: Power Generation & Transmission, Storm Surge
    Barriers, and Anchorages. (25 min). Heather Gierloff
  • Audience Questions (20 min)

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