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Riverkeeper Sweep 2016: Our biggest yet!

Huge thanks to all the volunteers who came out to the shorelines, from Brooklyn to the Capital District, on May 7, 2016, for our 5th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep. We invite you to stay involved and make a difference throughout the year. Join us! Be part of a good thing. Sweep 2016 by the numbers: Number of projects: 108 Number of volunteers: 2,200 Trash removed: 39 tons Recyclables removed and recycled: 9 tons Number of tires removed: 423 Trees and shrubs planted or maintained: 836 Most common debris: plastic bottles, Styrofoam […]

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Riverkeeper on WRCR Radio: ‘We can’t do what we do without the community’

John Parker, Riverkeeper’s Director of Legal Programs, speaks with “The Many Shades of Green” on WRCR Radio as we get ready for two big events: Riverkeeper Sweep on Saturday, May 7, and the Fishermen’s Ball May 18. “Riverkeeper, in its history of over 50 years, started out as a group of fishermen that were just fed up with what they started seeing on that river – pollution taking its toll, local communities impacted, oil literally coming out of the Croton train station, not far from where we are. These were […]

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Teatown’s Hudson River Annual EagleFest Celebrates the Return of the Bald Eagles to the Lower Hudson Valley

Clearwater cancels Croton festival to restore flagship

Riverkeeper at Carnegie Council: ‘Global Warming: Environmental Ethics and Its Practice’

Riverkeeper was delighted to be part of the conference "Global Warming: Environmental Ethics and Its Practice," hosted by the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs Oct. 29 in New York City.

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Major Climate Action on Walkway Over the Hudson

Event to press delegates to UN Paris Climate talks to commit to "urgent carbon reductions."

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Walkway Over the Hudson will host a major climate action rally on October 16

Climate rally planned Oct. 17 on Walkway

Kingston residents responding to real threats posed by oil transit

Over 600 Pounds of Garbage Cleaned Up

Tell Gov. Hochul to block invasive species at the Erie and Champlain canals
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