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Beacon: Stop Crude Oil Transport Through the Hudson Valley

April 4, 2017: 7:00PM to 9:00PM
Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St. Beacon
Join us for a forum on the risks of crude oil transport in the Hudson Valley and what you can do to help mitigate those risks. Panel discussants include Steve Gold (for Assemblyman Frank Skartados AD104), Jeremy Cherson (Riverkeeper), Audrey Friedrichsen(Scenic Hudson), and Jennifer Metzger (Citizens for Local Power) Presented by Beacon Democratic Committee.

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Lower Hudson Urban Waters Collaborative Community Science 2017 Season Kick-off

April 8, 2017: 9:00AM to 12:00PM
SLC Center for the Urban River at Beczak, Yonkers map
Sewage pollution is one of the top causes of poor water quality in New York State. Learn how to find and eliminate sources of pollution in your watershed. Riverkeeper and our partners have been testing the Hudson River and its tributaries for Enterococcus, an indicator of sewage contamination, since 2006. In 2017 we will be working with the Bronx River Alliance and Sarah Lawrence College Center for the Urban River at Beczak to test the Bronx River, Pocantico River, Saw Mill River, and Sparkill Creek. This event is an opportunity to learn […]

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How’s the Water in the Mohawk River?

April 10, 2017: 10:00AM to 11:30AM
Student Center Theater, SUNY Poly, 100 Seymour Road Utica, NY 13502-1311 map
Join Riverkeeper, SUNY Cobleskill and our hosts at SUNY Polytechnic Institute to learn about Mohawk River water quality monitoring projects, and how you can get involved. SUNY Cobleskill and Riverkeeper have monitored Mohawk River Water Quality since mid-2015, with funding support in 2016 from the Environmental Protection Fund via the Mohawk River Basin Action Agenda and in 2017 from the Water Resources Institute at Cornell University. A report on the results of monitoring for sewage and other fecal contamination in 2015 and 2016 is available at At the event, Riverkeeper […]

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How’s the Water in the Upper Hudson?

A water sample from the Upper Hudson River. (Photo by Dan Shapley / Riverkeeper)
April 12, 2017: 10:00AM to 7:30PM
Glens Falls, Schuylerville, and Albany
Riverkeeper is hosting a series of events in the Upper Hudson region to present data collected in 2016 as part of our first year of water quality sampling in the region, and to recruit volunteers to assist with sampling in 2017.

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New York City telebriefing

April 26, 2017: 6:30PM to 7:30PM
Join Riverkeeper Staff Attorney Sean Dixon for an update on the health of and threats to New York City’s waterways.  The telebriefing will cover current threats and solutions with a short question and answer period.  

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The Hudson: A River at Risk Screening at the Nyack Library

April 27, 2017: 7:00PM to 8:30PM
59 S Broadway, Nyack, NY 10960 map
Join Riverkeeper and the Nyack Library for a screening of Jon Bowermaster’s The Hudson: A River at Risk. This screening is focused on anchorages, bomb trains, and the AIM and Pilgrim Pipelines.   The screening will be followed by a short Q&A session featuring Riverkeeper Staff Attorney, Erin Doran.

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Save the Date: 6th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep

May 6, 2017
Locations throughout NYC and the Hudson River Valley
We are excited to celebrate Riverkeeper's 50th Anniversary by making this Sweep the biggest and best yet.

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2017 Fishermen’s Ball – City on the Water

Riverkeeper 2017 Fishermen's Ball Save the Date
May 17, 2017: 6:00PM to 11:00PM
On the Hudson at Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers, New York City map
Honoring Alec Baldwin and Hosted by Andy Cohen. The Fishermen’s Ball honors individuals and organizations whose commitment to environmental protection serves as an inspiration to our work. Every year in May, we celebrate Riverkeeper’s achievements with hundreds of our friends and members, celebrities, environmental activists, and philanthropists in one of New York’s iconic social events.

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