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Engagement Session as part of
HEP's New Action Agenda

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HRF Launches New
Strategic Plan & Roadmap
for 2024-2028
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What’s Going On

Current Initiatives
CARP II Summary Report

Building upon the foundation of the Contamination Assessment and Reduction Project (CARP) monitoring and modeling efforts started in 1999, this new CARP II initiative collected and analyzed data and developed new and improved estimates of future dredged material quality and addressed important data and information gaps. Click here for more information on the CARP initiative and to see summary findings, data, and technical reports.


Jun 25

5-7:00 pm


Groundwork Elizabeth: Community Engagement Meeting (IN-PERSON)

Calling all Elizabeth residents! Join us to help create an Action Agenda for our local waterways and estuaries! RSVP using the link above or below, or email Groundwork Elizabeth’s Climate Safe Coordinator at

Jun 26

6-8:00 pm


North and Central Brooklyn Community Engagement Session (IN-PERSON)

Join Stormwater Infrastructure Matters (SWIM) Coalition, NY-NJ Harbor & Estuary Program (HEP), and Pratt Institute MS in SES (Sustainable Environmental Systems) for an in-person evening of conversation at Pratt about the future of our local waterways.

Jun 26

6-7:30 pm


Fund for a Better Waterfront: Community Engagement Session (IN-PERSON)

FBW is partnering with HEP to convene this meeting of New Jersey individuals and civic organizations from the lower Hudson area to discuss issues pertaining to the harbor and estuary such as water quality, ecological health, and public access & stewardship. For all who live, work and recreate on the Hudson River, this is your […]

Jul 11

6-8:00 pm


Riverkeeper Community Engagement Session

Please note that this is a rescheduled event, formerly scheduled for June 17. NY NJ Harbor & Estuary Program and the Hudson River Estuary Program will provide information about the state and federally-sponsored “action agendas” that will set goals and help deliver projects to improve the Hudson River, its tributaries, and our communities for 2025-2030 […]

Jul 13


City of Water Day: Save the Date!

Now in its 17th year, City of Water Day is a region-wide day organized by Waterfront Alliance and New York–New Jersey Harbor & Estuary Program (HEP), to champion a climate-resilient New York and New Jersey harbor.

Funds and Grants

Hudson River Foundation