“The Hudson River Eel Project connects students and local residents with nature gathering data that can be valuable for the future study of this species and its role in the Hudson Valley ecosystem.”
Since July 2022, HRNERR and several partners have been implementing a pilot shoreline stabilization project at Piermont Marsh to help to protect against marsh loss and bolster the resilience of the village.
Since 2008, thousands of New Yorkers have helped catch, count, and release more than one million juvenile eels. Now thanks to a collaboration between the Hudson River and the Jacques Cousteau Reserves, citizens of New Jersey can join the fun.
The Constitution Marsh Audubon Center and Sanctuary’s “Motus” wildlife tracking antenna, funded by the Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve, receives pings from tracking devices on birds, helping scientists better understand their movements.
Several tidal Hudson River projects completed in 2022 conserve, protect, and enhance river and shoreline habitats to sustain key species and a healthy ecosystem.
From the National Estuarine Research Reserve Association (NERRA): The Hudson River Aquatic Invasive Species Task Force aims to bring state, nonprofit, and community partners together to coordinate invasive species monitoring and control across the Hudson River and its tributaries. Through improved communication and collaboration, partners can make sure that their resources are being used efficiently to monitor and manage sites that have been prioritized because of the particular habitat and species there.