Protecting, stewarding, and restoring coastal habitats is central to the Reserve’s mission. We conduct responsible management of our upland and coastal resources using the best available science to maintain and restore healthy, productive, resilient ecosystems.

By testing innovative management strategies, the Hudson River Reserve strives to advance restoration science and model responsible stewardship for other organizations, agencies, and coastal communities.

Resource Monitoring & Management

We monitor and manage Reserve sites to
protect natural resources, provide
opportunities for research and education,
and inform coastal managers.


As a living laboratory, the Reserve serves
as both a reference site and place to test
innovative restoration strategies that
advance restoration science and inform