Dutchess Watersheds

An online community of individuals and watershed organizations working in education, advocacy, research and protection of the watersheds in Dutchess County, New York. On this site, you will find information on community events, watershed facts and research data, and multimedia materials for education. Welcome to dutchesswatersheds.org. Join us and participate!

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  • CWA Meeting Minutes 10/1
    Thanks to Jack, Emily, and Kirsten for attending! We had a very productive talk and have begun to organize a stream clean-up for Saturday, November 1st (rain date, Nov. 2nd), at the Stop n Shop pl...
    elruiz Thursday, October 2. 2014 11:25
  • CWA Meeting Minutes, 8/19
    Thanks to Gina and Jack for attending! We had some really great ideas come up yesterday, and I'm excited to move forward.Note: Please check the dutchesswatersheds.org events page for upcoming prog...
    elruiz Wednesday, August 20. 2014 14:22
  • CWA Meeting Minutes, 7/22
    We had a very productive meeting, and before I post the minutes from Tuesday I would like to say: Please do your best to attend. If you run into someone that might be interested, or hasn't attende...
    elruiz Friday, July 25. 2014 9:36
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Website authors: Duthesswatersheds.org was created as a result of the collaboration between Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County’s (CCEDC) Environment Program and Vassar College's Environmental Research Institute (ERI).

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This project has been funded in part by a grant from the National Science Foundation (contract #0722813) and the New York State Environmental Protection Fund through the Hudson River Estuary Program of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) (contract #303671).

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Events

  • Mitzvah Day 2015

    May 3rd

    Date: Sunday, May 3rd, 2015
    Location: Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, Room TBA

    Join the Jewish Family Services of Dutchess County and the Casperkill Watershed Association for Mitzvah Day, an annual day of community service. This year the CWA will be removing invasive vines from the vegetation surrounding the Casperkill Creek. Invasive species, especially vines, can crowd out beneficial native species and negatively impact the stream. Clippers, waders, boots, gloves, and garbage bags will be provided.

    Join the Jewish Family Services of Dutchess County and the Casperkill Watershed Association for Mitzvah Day, an annual day of community service. This year the CWA will be removing invasive vines from the vegetation surrounding the Casperkill Creek. Invasive species, especially vines, can crowd out beneficial native species and negatively impact the stream. Clippers, waders, boots, gloves, and garbage bags will be provided.

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  • Riverkeeper Presentation: Crude Oil Transportation in the Hudson Valley

    April 2nd

    Date: April 2, 2015: 5:30PM to 7:00PM
    Location: Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, Room TBA

    Join Riverkeeper’s Jeremy Cherson, Riverkeeper Fellow for a presentation about the risks of crude oil transportation in the Hudson Valley on April 2, 2015. This presentation is made possible by our sponsors the Casperkill Watershed Alliance and Vassar College Sustainability - See more at: http://www.riverkeeper.org/news-events/events/rvk-events/vassar-college-crude-oil-transportation-presentation/#sthash.lchhqX4M.dpuf

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