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New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
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New Shoreline Resource: Ten Questions to Ask When Building Defenses to Protect Hudson River Shorelines

Posted on Jul 20, 2018 in Education

The Hudson River Estuary has numerous shoreline areas that stand to benefit from the implementation of new shore zone infrastructure. The term "infrastructure" represents built structures such as bulkheads, sills, and revetments, as well as enhancements to such structures such as planted vegetation. However, there are many factors to consider before making any decision regarding [...]

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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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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.