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2020 Request for Proposals for the Tibor T. Polgar and Mark B. Bain Graduate Fellowships

Proposals are due Monday, February 10 for the
Tibor T. Polgar Fellowship and Monday, March 9 for the Mark B. Bain Graduate Fellowship. The Foundation is pleased to offer these awards to students and provide support for rising environmental scientists.

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NY-NJ Harbor Estuary Program
Restoration Conference: Lessons Learned for a Changing Future

Habitat restoration is increasingly being called upon as the answer to new questions. On November 1st, more than 200 natural resource managers, scientists, conservation advocates and policy leaders gathered to explore how habitat restoration can shape our community’s response to a changing climate. The day featured a series of presentations and workshops, helping participants to better understand these challenges, current initiatives, and the state of practice and scientific understanding.


Feb 28


APA Nature-Based and Green Infrastructure Solutions Grants Due

APA is currently seeking project inquiries through an initial short-form application from communities interested in exploring nature-based and green infrastructure solutions through pre- and post-disaster recovery planning. APA will follow up with select applicants for additional information before making final determinations on awards. Three grantees will be selected to receive specialized technical assistance from a […]

Mar 09

5 pm


Mark B. Bain Graduate Fellowship Proposals Due

Mark B. Bain Graduate Fellowships provide one-year full-time research fellowships to advanced graduate students conducting research on the Hudson River System. Doctoral students are eligible for awards up to $19,000; Master’s level students may receive up to $15,000.

Mar 26

2-3:00 pm


Spring 2020 Ames Seminar – Cammarata, Balci & Kricun

Innovative Green Infrastructure Programs: Benefits, Challenges, Opportunities, and Lessons Learned

Apr 03


Call for Poster Abstracts – 2020 Hudson River Environmental Society Symposium

The Hudson River Environmental Society is soliciting abstracts from graduate and undergraduate students, environmental monitoring groups, resource managers, and scientists for a poster session to be held during the Hudson River Symposium focusing on the Hudson River fish community and its stressors at Vassar College on May 6.  Abstracts are due Friday April 3.

Apr 14

10:30-12:00 pm


Spring 2020 Ames Seminar – Brian Yellen

Rapid Tidal Marsh Development on the Hudson During Period of Tributary Damming and Shoreline Modification

May 20

10:30-12:00 pm


Spring 2020 Ames Seminar – Waldman, Alter & Chin

Environmental DNA Assessment of Biodiversity, Abundance & Phenology of Hudson Estuary Fishes

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