Fun and important events happening in the Riverkeeper community this month.
The Hudson Undammed
Thursday, November 2: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Norrie Point Environmental Center-River Room, Margaret Norrie State Park, Staatsburg, NY 12580
Learn about aquatic barriers present in the Hudson River watershed through guided discussion and interactive modeling.
Nature Across Boundaries: What Can We Do to Keep Lands and Waters Connected?
Monday, November 6: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Mohonk Mountain House, 1000 Mountain Rest Road, New Paltz, NY 12561
This day-long conference will explore the importance of ecological connectivity, highlight case studies from New York, and engage participants in discussing the barriers and opportunities for preserving landscape connections in the Valley. Sponsored by Mohonk Consultations in partnership with the NYSDEC Hudson River Estuary Program.
Hudson River Watershed Alliance – Annual Watershed Conference
Tuesday, November 14: 9:00 AM to 4:15 PM
Henry A. Wallace Visitor & Education Center, 4079 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538
Learn about current challenges confronting watershed protection and how to respond through partnerships and action.
Third Annual Rondout Creek Watershed Summit
Thursday, November 16: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Rondout Municipal Center, 1915 Lucas Avenue, Cottekill, NY 12419
Attendees will learn about watershed-based planning and organizing occurring in the watershed, and what steps are needed to continue protecting water quality.
When Indian Point Closes: A Forum on Workforce Development and a Just Transition for Plant Workers
Thursday, November 30: 9:00AM to 3:30PM
Desmond-Fish Library, 472 NY-403, Garrison, NY 10524
Learn about the plan to retain those with valuable institutional memory and technical knowledge to ensure safe decommissioning and to explore opportunities for retraining and placement of those who will be no longer be needed but are not ready to retire.
Pond and Lake Management Workshop
December 7: 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave, White Plains, NY 10606
A workshop focused on pond and lake management including algal blooms, invasive plants, sedimentation, stormwater pollution and warming temperatures.