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Undamming the Hudson River – Film Screening

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When:
April 9, 2019: 5:30PM to 7:30PM
Where:
Brown’s Revolution Hall, 425 River Street, Troy, NY 12180 map
To Attend:
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Join Riverkeeper and the City of Troy for a screening of Undamming the Hudson River, a short documentary film by National Geographic filmmaker Jon Bowermaster showcasing Riverkeeper’s efforts to restore natural habitat by eliminating obsolete dams throughout the Hudson River Estuary. The screening will be followed by a discussion and Q&A with experts from Riverkeeper and local leaders from the City of Troy. Light refreshments will be served and there will be a cash bar.

Speakers: 

Mayor Patrick Madden – City of Troy

George Jackman, Ph.D. – Habitat Restoration Manager, Riverkeeper

John Lipscomb – Boat Captain and Vice President for Advocacy, Riverkeeper

Chris Wheland – Superintendent of Public Utilities, City of Troy

Jon Bowermaster – National Geographic filmmaker


About the filmmaker Jon Bowermaster

Writer, filmmaker and adventurer, Jon is a six-time grantee of the National Geographic Expeditions Council. One of the Society’s ‘Ocean Heroes,’ his first assignment for National Geographic Magazine was documenting a 3,741-mile crossing of Antarctica by dogsled. Jon has written eleven books and produced/directed more than thirty documentary films.

Jon lives in New York’s Hudson Valley. He is the Executive Producer of Oceans 8 Films and President of One Ocean Media Foundation, Chairman of the Advisory Board of Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation and a Board Member of Mark Ruffalo’s Water Defense.

Undamming the Hudson River was made possible by funding from Patagonia.

 

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