This project has been supported by the Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County Environment Program and Vassar College Environmental Research Institute. Funding for the project was provided 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 Programof the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) (contract #303671). Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County, Vassar College, the National Science Foundation, the NYS DEC.
Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County (CCEDC) is a 501(c)3 organization associated with Cornell University and the nationwide network of Cooperative Extension programs that enables people to improve their lives and communities through partnerships that put experience and research knowledge to work. Located in Millbrook, NY, CCEDC disseminates research-based knowledge and resources to the residents of Dutchess County, and provides equal program and employment opportunities. The County of Dutchess partially funds CCEDC programs and staff, including funding for the staff of the CCEDC Environment Program and their work in development & maintenance of this website.
Founded in 1861, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college located in Poughkeepsie, NY. Vassar College has provided faculty, student, and staff time, including from Academic Computing Services, to work on development & maintenance of this website. Vassar College’s ERI is a research and public outreach wing of Vassar’s Environmental Studies program, and has been conducting research and collecting data on the Casperkill watershed and other streams in the county.