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New Tide Station on the Hudson River at Turkey Point

Posted on Apr 2, 2018 in Education, updates

Fig 1. Surveyors use survey techniques to ensure stability in the area surrounding Turkey Point (photo- S. Fernald) The only water level/ tide station on the Hudson River Estuary above the Battery in New York City became operational at Turkey Point in the Fall of 2017.  The station (Figure 2) provides real-time reports of water [...]

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Save the Date: Science on the River, 35th Anniversary Celebration

Posted on Sep 5, 2017 in Education, Norrie Point

Join the NYSDEC Hudson River Research Reserve in celebrating the Reserve’s 35th anniversary. Enjoy expert science demos, go fishing with gear provided, check out live birds of prey, explore a tidal marsh by canoe, and have fun with children’s activities. Family friendly and free for all.

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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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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.