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Report: Environmental Projects in Urban Areas

Leonard Shabman and James Boyd of Resources for the Future were asked by the Hudson River Foundation to research the practicality of restoration evaluation criteria that would place greater emphasis on restoration’s ecosystem service benefits, particularly within the US Army Corps of Engineers' project planning and budget justification practices.

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Sep 21


International Coastal Cleanup

Every year during Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup, hundreds of thousands of volunteers comb lakes, rivers and beaches around the world for trash. Recruit your community to join you in a cleanup on September 21, 2019. If we take action and work together, we can improve the ocean’s health and make trash free seas a reality.

Sep 28

11-4:00 pm


SUBMERGE Marine Science Festival

Join the NY-NJ Harbor Estuary Program at Hudson River Park’s SUBMERGE Marine Science Festival, celebrating NYC’s coastal waters by bringing marine science to life. This day of interactive science at Hudson River Park’s Pier 84 invites the public to experience awesome experiments, kid-approved science entertainment, catch & release fishing, kayaking and more!

Oct 07

6 pm


The Waterfront Alliance Presents: Heroes of the Harbor 2019

Join the Waterfront Alliance in celebrating leaders who are helping to advance resilient, revitalized, and accessible coastlines for all communities. This year, the honorees include Congressman Jerrold Nadler of the U.S. House of Reps., engineering and environmental consulting firm LANGAN, as well as Kate Orff of SCAPE.

Oct 17

9-2:00 pm


Green Horizons 2019 Career Fair

Science teachers/guidance counselors can bring 15 students to this year’s Green Horizons NYC Conference on Careers in Natural Resources and the Environment for Middle Schools, presented by Trees NY. Green Horizons is a free hands-on career day for middle schoolers. Topics include arboriculture, air and water pollution, urban forestry, and more. RSVP by Oct 7.

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