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, 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
  • State of the Hudson River
    Hudson River: Long term study highlights changes, most a result of human activity The Hudson River has changed in many far-reaching ways over the past quarter-century as a result of human act...
    elruiz Monday, June 30. 2014 16:52
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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

  • FrOGS Annual Great Swamp Celebration

    Oct. 25-26

    Date: Saturday, October 25, 11:00-5:00pm and Sundary, October 26, 12:00-4:00pm
    Location: Thomas Memorial Center, Christ Church, 17 Church Road, Pawling, NY 12564

    The Celebration features educational events centered on the Great Swamp, including live Birds of Prey, a Macro-Invertebrate table and Turtle Monitoring. The celebration blends Art and Science as students from 12 schools in 5 school districts in the harlem Valley present their work re "Common Creatures Found in the Swamp" There will also be a juried photography exhibit of the Great Swamp.

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