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Join us for the 8th annual Riverkeeper Sweep

Join the Riverkeeper Sweep, May 4!
May 4, 2019
100+ Locations from Brooklyn to the Adirondacks
Save the date for the 8th Riverkeeper Sweep, our annual day of service for the Hudson River and its tributaries! Since the inception of the Riverkeeper Sweep in 2011, 12,000 volunteers have removed 228 tons of debris, planted 2,228 trees and native grasses, and tons of invasive species.

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Riverkeeper’s Fishermen’s Ball, honoring Debbie Harry

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May 8, 2019: 6:30PM to 10:30PM
The Lighthouse, Pier 61, New York City map
Join us as we celebrate A Living River at Riverkeeper's Annual Fishermen's Ball. Honoring Debbie Harry and Pace Environmental Law.

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Free Dead in the Park Concert in Central Park

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May 9, 2019: 5:00PM to 8:00PM
Naumburg Bandshell, Central Park 72nd Street, New York, NY 10021 map
Stella Blue’s Band returns for the Free Dead in the Park concert benefiting Riverkeeper. And marks the anniversary of The Grateful Dead's May 5, 1968 show in Central Park.

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Monhagen Brook Stream Cleanup at Middletown Commons

May 11, 2019: 10:00AM to 1:00PM
Middletown Commons - 201 Dolson Avenue, Middletown, NY map
Join the Orange County Soil & Water Conservation District and Senator Jen Metzger’s office for a cleanup of Monhagen Brook Stream

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5th Annual Wallkill River Summit

May 16, 2019: 5:30PM to 7:30PM
The Terrace at SUNY New Paltz - 1 Hawk Dr, New Paltz, New York 12561 map
Join the Wallkill River Watershed Alliance for their 5th Annual Wallkill River Summit.

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Coxsackie Earth Day Celebration

May 18, 2019: 10:00AM to 3:00PM
Coxsackie Riverside Park - State Boat Launch - 280001 Village Of Coxsackie, Coxsackie, NY 12051 map
Join the Coxsackie Earth Day Committee for a festival including live music, local farmers, master gardeners from Cornell Cooperative Extension, a plant sale, solar representatives, tours of the waste water treatment facility, and much more.

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Trees for Tribuatries Planting in Kerhonkson with the Town of Rochester Environmental Conservation Commission

Rochester ECC T4T Meeting Point Map
May 18, 2019: 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Sundown Road before Lanes End, Rochester, NY 12446 map
Join the Town of Rochester Environmental Conservation Commission for a tree planting and maintenance project in Kerhonkson. Enjoy food, friends, augers, birds, creeks, meadows, turtles, and tree labeling tutorials. Children are welcome to participate. Volunteers are advised to bring sunscreen, a hat, gloves, and to wear hiking or gardening clothes and sturdy shoes or boots. For more information call 845-626-1240. View the event flyer. MAP TO GET TO MEETING LOCATION:  

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North Brooklyn Bird Walks: McGolrick Park

May 19, 2019: 8:00AM to 9:30AM
McGolrick Park - Nassau Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11222 map
Join Kingsland Wildflowers and Heather Wolf, birder and author, in Greenpoint, Brooklyn as she birds McGolrick Park!

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8 Bridges Hudson River Swim

June 8, 2019 to June 15, 2019
Hudson River map
The longest marathon swim in the world, 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim is an epic swimming odyssey that celebrates the mighty Hudson and New York Harbor. 

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Hope on the Hudson with Jon Bowermaster at Teatown Lake Reservation

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June 13, 2019: 6:00PM to 8:00PM
Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining, NY 10562 map
Join Teatown for a screening of Hope on the Hudson and discussion with Jon Bowermaster as part of Teatown's The Art of Conservation Series. Jon Bowermaster, noted oceans expert, award-winning artist, author, filmmaker, and adventurer, will speak about using cinematography to promote conservation of nature.

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