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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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DEC Announces Release of Draft Piermont Marsh Reserve Management Plan

Posted on Jan 18, 2018 in updates

A new Draft Piermont Marsh Reserve Management Plan is available for public review as of January 17, 2018.  It will guide marsh management, habitat restoration, resource stewardship, public access, education programs, and research at the Piermont Marsh Reserve for the next decade. Draft Piermont Marsh Reserve Management Plan Written Comments Due March 1, 2018 We [...]

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DEC Announces Guidance for Living Shorelines for Marine District

Posted on Nov 20, 2017 in CRRA, Hudson River Sustainable Shorelines, updates

Furthering NYS's effort of fostering more resilient communities, NYSDEC released a living shorelines guidance document entitled "Living Shoreline Techniques in the Marine District of New York State".  This guidance document is aimed at both the DEC itself as well as the public, and promotes the understanding and use of natural or nature-based shoreline protection tactics [...]

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Hudson River Reserve 35th Anniversary Celebration

Posted on Oct 6, 2017 in Norrie Point, updates

Hudson River Research Reserve in celebrated 35 years of partnership on October 3rd.

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New Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Maps Now Available

Posted on Jun 26, 2017 in updates

Hudson River Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAV) Maps for 2014 Now Available Submerged Aquatic Vegetation grows in the Hudson River near Tivoli GIS maps are now available for imagery taken in 2014 of coverage of native SAV and invasive Trapa natans within the Hudson River Estuary from Troy to Hastings-on-Hudson. The 2014 maps show the reduced coverage of [...]

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Tivoli Bays Launch Closure — 2019

Posted on Apr 7, 2017 in updates

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. Learn more [...]

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Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve

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Tivoli Bays Launch Closure – 2019

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.