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Riverkeeper mourns the passing of a giant — founder Bob Boyle

Bob Boyle and the Hudson Valley
Bob Boyle and the Hudson Valley
The Riverkeeper family is saddened by the recent loss of Robert H. Boyle, who was instrumental in the founding of the Hudson River Fishermen’s Association — Riverkeeper’s predecessor — 51 years ago.

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Andy Cohen, Grace Potter, Chuck Close and hundreds of New Yorkers from Albany to Wall Street to attend Riverkeeper Fishermen’s Ball

Riverkeeper, New York’s Clean Water Advocate, will host its annual Fishermen’s Ball on May 17 at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers. The Ball will celebrate an historic year of clean water wins throughout New York State and raise critical funds for Riverkeeper

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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.’s historic 33-year run with Riverkeeper comes to a close

RFK, Jr.'s historic 33-year run with Riverkeeper comes to a close
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
On March 10, 2017, after 33 years of transformational leadership on the Riverkeeper staff and board, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. notified our chairman, Joseph L. Boren, that he is ending his historic run with our group. The board and staff of Riverkeeper join together in wishing Bobby the very best, and thanking him deeply for his unparalleled contribution to our organization. Here is Bobby and Joe’s exchange, which illustrates just how much Bobby’s hard work, thoughtful guidance and endless inspiration have meant to Riverkeeper: To: Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. From: […]

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Waterkeeper Alliance stops water pollution

National Geographic recognizes Ulster County’s environmental achievements

On patrol: Hudson River at Waterford

The view from our patrol boat, last night and this morning as we departed southbound from Waterford. The changing weather is on dramatic display over the Hudson. Sunset, on a blustery Sunday evening. Early this morning.

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On patrol: Fog on the Mohawk

Fog on the Mohawk River earlier this morning. Beautiful. Almost all signs of human development scrubbed away. Low visibility.

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Captain Emma’s blog: Water sampling patrol from Ossining to Brooklyn

Riverkeeper intern, sailing instructor, Captain, and Hudson River resident Emma Garschagen writes about her experiences at the helm of our patrol boat, the R. Ian Fletcher, in her blog Waterbased. Read and subscribe to her blog and follow her on Instagram @captain__emma. Here is an excerpt from her post, Riverkeeper Boat Log: Water Sampling Patrol from Ossining to Brooklyn. Piloting the Fletcher through New York Harbor reminded me of its how beauty and chaotic energy demand a captain’s unwavering attention. If you turn away to watch a seagull or snap […]

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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on the environment, the election, and a ‘dangerous’ Donald Trump

Ernest Tollerson and Maria Castaneda join Riverkeeper Board of Directors

Riverkeeper, New York’s clean water advocate, has appointed two new Directors to its Board: Maria Castaneda and Ernest Tollerson.

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