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New: updates to original case studies on shoreline projects detail site progression through the years

Posted on Nov 21, 2018 in Education

In 2013 and 2014, case study reports were written for the following 5 sites along the Hudson River: Habirshaw Park and Tidal Marsh, Foundry Dock Park, Esopus Meadows Preserve, Athens Fourth Street Kayak and Canoe Launch, and Coxsackie Boat Launch. These reports highlighted the ecologically enhanced shoreline projects that were implemented at each of these sites. [...]

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New: design only case studies highlight prospective shoreline projects along the Hudson River

Posted on Nov 21, 2018 in Education

In 2018, design only case studies were written for the following demonstration sites: Ferry Landing at Nutten Hook in Stuyvesant, NY; Dockside Park in Cold Spring, NY; and Hudson Shores Park in Watervliet, NY. Shoreline projects have not been implemented at these sites. However, the design only case studies provide relevant information in regards to [...]

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Just released: short film on the importance of Sustainable Shorelines

Posted on Aug 13, 2018 in Education

The DEC has released their newest short film: "Sustainable Shorelines" as the third installment in their series Climate Smart Communities adaption actions. Watch this short video "Sustainable Shorelines" on DEC YouTube highlighting the shorelines of the Hudson River, futuristic shoreline projects in NYC, and how sustainable shorelines can help us achieve a more resilient future.

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Tivoli Bays Launch Closure – 2018

The canoe and kayak launch on the Kidd Lane access road at Tivoli Bays WMA is closed for renovations until further notice. At this time, DEC does not have an estimated completion date for the project. Please contact Nathan Ermer at 845-256-3047 for more information about this project. Thank you for your patience and understanding.