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An Eelebration! 10th Annual Recognition of Citizen Scientists

Posted on May 26, 2017 in Education

Wednesday, May 24, 2017--An enthusiastic troupe of well over 250 gathered at the Mid-Hudson Children's Museum pavilion (in Poughkeepsie, NY) to mark the end of the 2017 NYSDEC's Eel Research Project monitoring season.  The main purpose of the festivities was to honor volunteer citizen scientists' time and commitment to daily monitoring efforts over 6-8 weeks of glass eel migration. American [...]

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Day in the Life of the Hudson River – October 20th, 2016

Posted on Oct 16, 2016 in Education

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Sustainable Shorelines Wins Climate Adaptation Contest

Posted on Sep 19, 2016 in Education

The Hudson River Sustainable Shorelines Project was chosen as a contest winner in the MIT Climate CoLab!

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New Video from Restore America’s Estuaries

Posted on Oct 2, 2015 in Education

There is national interest in using nature-based approaches to stabilizing shorelines. Restore America’s Estuaries  is one organization that is providing information on these so called “living shorelines.” They have just released a video on this subject. These techniques have the potential to maintain and enhance important ecological services, provide greater resilience to physical forces, and [...]

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Science on the River 2015

Posted on Aug 20, 2015 in Education

Come join us on September 20th from 2 pm until 5 pm at the Norrie Point Environmental Center to celebrate National Estuaries Day! The NYSDEC's Hudson River Research Reserve is having a hands-on open house featuring many different exhibits and activities. Scientists from the Research Reserve and other regional research organizations will be answering questions [...]

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Systems Approach to Geomorphic Engineering

Posted on Jul 24, 2015 in Education

Photo taken from SAGE: "A Community of Practice of Federal, State, and Local Agencies, non- governmental organizations, academic institutions, engineers, and private businesses working together to: • Use and promote green-gray approaches to ensure coastal community and shoreline resilience; • Broaden science, engineering, policy and marketing activity both domestically and internationally; • Engage [...]

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Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve

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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.