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How’s the Water in Rondout Creek?

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February 22, 2018: 5:30PM to 7:30PM
Rondout Municipal Center, (Rosendale entrance on the west side) 1925 Lucas Avenue, Cottekill, NY 12419 map
Join the High Falls Conservancy and Riverkeeper for a presentation about water quality on Rondout Creek and popular swimming site, High Falls. The presentation will also include a conversation about how local community members can help improve water quality and the overall health of the site.

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Motivating Behavior Change through Social Marketing

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February 26, 2018: 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Online webinar
From urban runoff and street litter to use of lawn pesticides and clear-cutting stream banks, many of the problems our waters face are the result of decisions made by individuals across a landscape. It also means the solutions are in our hands – but how can we change behaviors that damage the environment, and promote those that sustain it? Join Riverkeeper at the Chesapeake Bay Trust’s Kacey Wetzel for a webinar revealing the steps for creating robust behavior change campaigns. The webinar will provide an introduction to social marketing, based on the […]

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Lower Hudson Urban Waters Summit

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March 1, 2018: 9:30AM to 3:30PM
Pace University - Pleasantville Campus, Kessel Student Center, Gottesman Room, 861 Bedford Rd, Pleasantville, NY 10570 map
The 2018 Lower Hudson Urban Waters Summit will bring citizen watershed groups, non-profit organizations, universities, municipalities and agencies at the county, state and federal levels to discuss the latest results of citizen water quality monitoring, and identify opportunities for acting on the results.

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Rondout Creek Summit

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March 22, 2018
Rondout Municipal Center, (Rosendale entrance on the west side) 1925 Lucas Avenue, Cottekill, NY 12419 map
When: March 22nd, 2018, 5:30 PM Where:  Rondout Municipal Center, 1925 Lucas Avenue, Cottekill, NY 12419 Join other stakeholders to participate in a facilitated discussion on watershed-based planning and opportunities for future collaboration. The conversation will include recent water-related work happening in the communities along the creek and begin a larger dialogue about a collaborative effort toward ensuring a healthy future for the Rondout Creek.

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Save the Date: 2018 Riverkeeper Sweep

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May 5, 2018
100+ locations in the Hudson Valley and NYC
Join Riverkeeper, our partners, Sweep Leaders, and sponsors for the 7th Riverkeeper Sweep, our annual day of service for the Hudson River and its tributaries. Over the last 6 years, we have had 495 projects across hundreds of miles of shoreline from Brooklyn to the Adirondacks. Since the inception of the Riverkeeper Sweep in 2011, 10,000 volunteers have removed 191 tons of debris, planted 2,228 trees and native grasses, and removed tons of invasive species. In 2018 we want to work with you to find new locations throughout the estuary […]

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Fishermen’s Ball 2018

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Artwork by James Prosek.
May 16, 2018: 6:30PM to 10:30PM
For the 2018 Fishermen’s Ball we are proud to honor Patagonia as a Riverkeeper Big Fish for their bold corporate leadership in environmental activism, stewardship and sustainability practices.

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