DEC hosts 12th annual Great Hudson River Fish Count

During the Great Hudson River Fish Count, visitors can help collect fish with seine nets, minnow traps, rods, and reels. Participants can also watch from shore or help pull in the nets. The fish are released after everyone has a chance to see them.

NPR “But Why” Podcast Explores Eels in the Hudson River

What are eels? And why are some eels electric? “But Why: A Podcast for Curious Kids” heads to Poughkeepsie, New York to learn about eels with Chris Bowser, Hudson River estuary educator with the New York Department of Environmental Conservation.