Jan
27
Wed
2021
Dr. Brian Forist – “Tales and Tails From School: Reflections on Teaching About Hudson River Fish” (webinar)
Jan 27 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Dr. Brian Forist – “Tales and Tails From School: Reflections on Teaching About Hudson River Fish”

This talk will focus on a Clearwater educator’s time teaching about the 200+ species of fish in the river, lessons they taught, and lessons we still need to learn.

 

 


About the book:

The Hudson
An Illustrated Guide to the Living River
by Stephen P. StanneRoger G. PanettaBrian E. ForistMaija Liisa Niemisto

Since 1996, The Hudson: An Illustrated Guide to the Living River has been an essential resource for understanding the full sweep of the great river’s natural history and human heritage. This updated third edition includes the latest information about the ongoing fight against pollution and environmental damage to the river, plus vibrant new full-color illustrations showing the plants and wildlife that make this ecosystem so special.

This volume gives a detailed account of the Hudson River’s history, including the geological forces that created it, the various peoples who have lived on its banks, and the great works of art it has inspired. It also showcases the many species making a home on this waterway, including the Atlantic sturgeon, the bald eagle, the invasive zebra mussel, and the herons of New York Harbor. Combining both scientific and historical perspectives, this book demonstrates why the Hudson and its valley have been so central to the environmental movement.

As it charts the progress made towards restoring the river ecosystem and the effects of emerging threats like climate change, The Hudson identifies concrete ways that readers can help. To that end, royalties from the sale of this book will go to the non-profit environmental advocacy group Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Inc.

Jan
28
Thu
2021
Microplastic Hotspots in Hudson Valley Lakes & Estuaries (virtual event)
Jan 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Gabi DeGennaro, Marist College student, will share her research on microplastics in sediment in Chadwick Lake, along with Wappinger Creek, Wallkill River/Rondout Creek, and Esopus Creek. Her work focuses on better understanding locations where microplastics may accumulate over time as “hot spots,” especially where streams flow into lakes and estuaries. Zion Klos, Assistant Professor at Marist College, will provide additional background on Marist’s microplastic research.

Feb
3
Wed
2021
Dr. Dave Strayer – “A Few Thoughts About Science and the Future of the Hudson River” (webinar)
Feb 3 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

(photo credit: Heather Malcom)

Dr. Dave Strayer – “A Few Thoughts About Science and the Future of the Hudson River”

The Hudson is extraordinarily well-studied and constantly changing. The presentation will review recent additions to our understanding of this dynamic ecosystem, and discuss what science predicts are changes to come.

 

 


About the book:

The Hudson
An Illustrated Guide to the Living River
by Stephen P. StanneRoger G. PanettaBrian E. ForistMaija Liisa Niemisto

Since 1996, The Hudson: An Illustrated Guide to the Living River has been an essential resource for understanding the full sweep of the great river’s natural history and human heritage. This updated third edition includes the latest information about the ongoing fight against pollution and environmental damage to the river, plus vibrant new full-color illustrations showing the plants and wildlife that make this ecosystem so special.

This volume gives a detailed account of the Hudson River’s history, including the geological forces that created it, the various peoples who have lived on its banks, and the great works of art it has inspired. It also showcases the many species making a home on this waterway, including the Atlantic sturgeon, the bald eagle, the invasive zebra mussel, and the herons of New York Harbor. Combining both scientific and historical perspectives, this book demonstrates why the Hudson and its valley have been so central to the environmental movement.

As it charts the progress made towards restoring the river ecosystem and the effects of emerging threats like climate change, The Hudson identifies concrete ways that readers can help. To that end, royalties from the sale of this book will go to the non-profit environmental advocacy group Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Inc.

Mar
4
Thu
2021
Spirit of the Hudson Gala – Our River Connects Us
Mar 4 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

As a virtual reality sinks into our routines and psyche, Clearwater would like to remind our community and supporters of one of the important elements that bond us together; from north to south, east to west, between cultures and across generations, Our River Connects Us.

On Thursday, March 4th at 6:30PM, Clearwater will host a fundraising gala honoring those water protectors who’ve had an impact on the Hudson River Valley, New York State and our planet through their advocacy efforts in 2020.

Help Clearwater continue to do what we do best; connecting communities to the Hudson River, educating, activating and celebrating.

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