Category Archives: Press Releases

Clearwater’s Education Programs Set Sail on the Mystic Whaler

As the beloved sloop Clearwater’s restoration nears completion, her sister-ship steps in.  BEACON, NY– The Schooner Mystic Whaler has returned to the Hudson River for another spring of conducting Clearwater’s onboard education programs and public sails. The Mystic Whaler, based … Continue reading

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Clearwater Receives ‘Vassar, Good Neighbor Grant’ To Teach Students How to Manage Urban Stormwater

BEACON, NY– Hudson River Sloop Clearwater has been awarded $15,000 to continue a collaborative “Neighborhood Storm Water Project” in Poughkeepsie with Nubian Directions, Greenway Environmental Services, in partnership with the Vassar student body and community.  Clearwater is committed to protecting … Continue reading

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Clearwater Supports the Actions of the Indian Point 11

Clearwater Supports the Actions of the Indian Point 11 A letter from the Director of Environmental Action, Manna Jo Greene Clearwater fully supports the actions of the Indian Point 11.  Their civil disobedience was entirely warranted.  I have been the … Continue reading

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Dave Conover Named Interim Executive Director

BEACON, NY– Hudson River Sloop Clearwater has announced long-time Clearwater staff member Dave Conover as the interim executive director of the Beacon based non-profit organization. Mr. Conover has been the Education Director at Clearwater since 2007. His extensive knowledge of … Continue reading

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Clearwater Receives $10k Grant to Create a Microplastics Pollution Prevention Project

 BEACON, NY– Hudson River Sloop Clearwater has received a $10k grant from the Malcolm Gordon Charitable Fund to launch a Microplastics Pollution Prevention Project. The project will raise the alarm about microplastics pollution, a threat to the Hudson River that … Continue reading

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