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Piermont Marsh Fact-Finding Meeting 1: September 30, 2014

What do we know about the habitats and biodiversity of Piermont Marsh?




*Please contact the speakers regarding permission for the use of photos in these presentations.


Summary of Fact-Finding Meeting 1 (9/30/14): This summary includes the content of the presentations, questions and answers from the meeting, all written questions/comments submitted, and all feedback from the meeting evaluation forms.


Other resources:

  • Hanson, S. R., D.T. Osgood, and D.J. Yozzo. 2002. Nekton use of a Phragmites australis marsh on the Hudson River, New York. Wetlands 22:326-37.
  • Yozzo, D.J., and F. Ottman. 2003. New distribution records for the spotfin killifish (Fundulus luciae Baird) in the lower Hudson River Estuary and adjacent waters. Northeastern Naturalist 10:399-408.
  • Osgood, D.T., D.J. Yozzo, R.M. Chambers, S. Pianka, C. LePage and J. Lewis. 2006. Patterns of habitat utilization by resident nekton in Phragmites and Typha marshes on the Hudson River Estuary, New York. In: J. Waldman, K. Limburg, and D. Strayer, (eds.) Hudson River Fishes and Their Environment. American Fisheries Society Symposium 51:151-173.
  • Yozzo, D.J. and D.T. Osgood. 2013. Invertebrate communities of low-salinity wetlands: Overview and comparison between Phragmites and Typha marshes within the Hudson River Estuary. Estuaries and Coasts 36:575-584.
Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve

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

Canoe launch road and the trail south to Bard College are temporarily closed – 2020

As of June 12th: Kidd Lane entrance to the Tivoli Bays WMA, canoe launch road and the trail south to Bard College are temporarily closed, due to construction activities for the Empire State Trail.   Once the construction is complete, the area will be re-opened to the public. Thank you.


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.

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