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May 19, 2010 - Hudson River Estuary Management Advisory Committee Meeting

The Hudson River Estuary Advisory Committee met on May 19, 2010 at the Norrie Point Environmental Center, Staatsburg, NY for an all day meeting of the committee. Sixty five people attended. Agenda topics addressed during the meeting included: progress reports from committee members and partners on a variety of Action Agenda-related projects, the PCB Pilot Dredging Project in the Upper Hudson River, and the American shad Recovery Plan. Hudson River Coordinator, Fran Dunwell, presented the 2009-2010 Executive Director's annual report. The Committee heard a presentation on DEC's proposed policy on Best Technology Available for Cooling Water Intake Structures and voted on a resolution.



Opening Day Saturday, June 5th

  • All Day -7thAnnual Canalway Trail Celebration - Events throughout the New York State Canal System to celebrate River Day and National Trails Day - www.ptny.org
  • 9:30 AM ‐12 PM - Clearwater DEC Educational Eel Sail - Sloop Clearwater departs Waryas Park, Poughkeepsie - www.clearwater.org
  • 12:30‐1 PM - HRECOS - Hudson River Environmental Conditions Observing System Press‐only event at Waryas Park - www.hrecos.org
  • 2 ‐5 PM -Poughkeepsie to Kingston transit sail - Heritage vessels sloop Clearwaterand schooner MysticWhalerlead the flotilla - www.clearwater.org
  • 5‐6 PM - Arrival of flotilla, Kingston, Rondout Creek - Events hosted by Hudson River Maritime Museum - www.hrmm.org
  • 1‐4 PM - New York Harbor - Hundreds of recreational vessels will gather in the vicinity of the Statue of Liberty around 2 PM, then head north up the Hudson River - www.nyharborsailing.com/opening
  • 12‐5 PM - Governors Island Family Festival - Music, live performers, arts and crafts, maritime education. Call Elizabeth Case 917‐546‐4304 - www.governorsislandalliance.org