A project led by the Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve is transforming New York’s riverbanks cost-effectively with nature-based strategies.
New York’s Hudson River is getting a makeover. You can see it while strolling along Yonkers’ new esplanade, waiting for the ferry in Cold Harbor, or picnicking in Haverstraw Bay Park. What was once a hardened, mostly industrial shoreline is getting a “softer,” more natural look—and becoming more resilient in the process—thanks to the Hudson River Sustainable Shorelines Project.
Join DEC’s Hudson River Estuary Program for a virtual Women in Science Winter Speaker Series, four free webinars which take place January 10th and 17th, and February 7th and 21st, 2024. Meet and learn from scientists, researchers, and environmental educators who work at the intersection of conservation and environmental justice.
This October, 9th and 10th grade students in the NFA P-TECH program participated in a program called “A Day in the Life of the Hudson River” with Scenic Hudson. Groups of NFA students working in Newburgh and Beacon were one of the many groups in the Hudson Valley coming together to learn about, engage with, and collect samples from the Hudson River.
Thursday October 5th is the 21st annual “Day in the Life of the Hudson and Harbor”! Over 5,000 students and teachers will be studying the Estuary from 80 waterfront sites.
Join DEC and the Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve to celebrate National Estuaries Day at an interactive “Science on the River” Open House at Norrie Point Environmental Center in Staatsburg on Saturday, September 23rd, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. The event is free, family-friendly, and no registration needed.
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.
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.
Source: Chronogram A group of teenagers linger near the Hudson River on the banks of the Fall Kill Creek behind the Mid-Hudson Discovery Museum in Poughkeepsie. Just beyond them in the water, there’s a blanket of black fish netting attached to metal stakes, shaped...
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Source: The Hudson River Foundation Thanks to funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, NY/NJ Harbor & Estuary Program now has several new grants that are open and currently accepting applications. These opportunities are aimed at addressing different...
“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.”