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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 on the Rise, Event Announcement

Posted on Mar 7, 2017 in Hudson River Sustainable Shorelines

Join us for a day-long conference to advance resiliency planning for the Hudson Estuary’s unique natural and community resources.

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FishHEDs

Posted on Aug 16, 2016 in Hudson River Sustainable Shorelines

The fish habitat enhancement devices (fishHEDs) have been removed from the bulkhead at Rhinecliff Landing, New York to conclude the second year of our study.

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Priority Shoreline Inventory

Posted on Feb 9, 2016 in Hudson River Sustainable Shorelines

  The Hudson River Estuary Program is working with the Sustainable Shorelines project to improve habitat value of built Hudson River shorelines. "Hardened" or "built" refers to any shoreline section that has been altered in some way to protect property or facilitate human uses such as transportation or recreational activities. Sheet pile bulkheads and rip-rap [...]

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EPA Environmental Quality Award!

Posted on Apr 27, 2015 in Education

The Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve received the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Environmental Quality Award, the highest recognition presented to the public by the department. Betsy Blair and Emilie Hauser accepted this award on behalf of the Hudson River Sustainable Shorelines Project (HRSSP) and were honored in a ceremony held on April 24, in [...]

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Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve

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

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.