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October 2010 WORKSHOP – Hudson Valley Climate Change Network

Hudson Valley Climate Change Network – Wednesday Oct. 6, 2010

Join members of the Hudson Valley Climate Change Network for a presentation on the NYS Sea Level Rise Task Force Report and the rollout of the Hudson Valley Climate Change Speakers Bureau.

  • When: Wednesday October 6, 2010
  • Time: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm Program
    12:30 pm to 1:30 pm BYO Lunch/Networking/Mtg Adjourns
    1:30 pm to 3:00 pm Members of Speakers Bureau Session
  •  Where: Norrie Point Environmental Center, Staatsburg, NY
  • Registration: Please register by October 4th.
  • Cost: Workshop is free.
  • Directions:

Program Highlights

NYS Sea Level Rise Task Force

Kristin Marcell of NYSDEC Hudson River Estuary Program will provide an overview of the key findings and recommendations of the Task Force effort, a key adaptation initiative in New York State. The draft report will be released for public comment this fall.

Solutions for Climate Change

This presentation, developed by the DEC Office of Climate Change, is designed to be used by volunteer members of the Speakers Bureau to engage local governments in adopting and implementing the NYS Climate Smart Communities Pledge. We’ll share the presentation and get your feedback on its key messages.


Emilie Hauser, HRNERR Hudson River Estuary Training Program,, 845-889-4745 X 112; Kristin Marcell, NYSDEC Hudson River Estuary Program,, 845-256-3017; or Ellen Weiss, The Nature Conservancy,, 914-244-3271 x 21.

Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
NOAA National Estuarine Research Reserve System

Tivoli Bays Launch Closure – 2020

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.