The Hudson River Foundation and NY-NJ Harbor & Estuary Program support and undertake a variety of educational and community engagement efforts. Our work seeks to raise the profile of the River and Estuary and the importance of science in its management, helping increase awareness of the resource, deepening scientific literacy, and creating better discourse and decisions about its future.
Promoting Public Understanding
HEP Citizens Advisory Committee
The main mechanism for citizen input into the Estuary Program is the Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC).
Urban Waters Federal Partnership
The NY-NJ Harbor Estuary is home to two of the EPA’s nineteen designated Partnership locations: the Lower Passaic River and the Bronx/Harlem Rivers.
Edward A. Ames Seminars
Seminar Series on scientific issues related to the environmental quality and resource management of the NY-NJ Harbor Estuary.