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A Day in the Life of the Hudson and Harbor

Day in the Life of the Hudson and Harbor 2020

On Thursday, Oct. 22, educators from DEC and more than 50 environmental education organizations travelled to the shores of the Hudson River estuary and piers of New York Harbor with seine nets, minnow pots, and water testing gear where they studied the Hudson River's fish and invertebrates, tracked the river's tides and currents, and examined water quality and chemistry during DEC's 18th Annual "A Day in the Life of the Hudson and Harbor".

DEC produced interactive videos from live footage at three geographic areas of the Hudson River estuary: (links to YouTube videos leave DEC website)

Watch each one to explore the Hudson!

Watch the live stream from New York Harbor, Piermont Pier, and Norrie Point in Staatsburgh on DEC's Facebook Live.

For more information or to view data collected over the last 17 years visit the Day in the Life of the Hudson and Harbor webpage (leaves DEC website) on the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory website, or contact hrteach@dec.ny.gov.

For information on the 2020 Day in the Life of the Hudson and Harbor sampling sites and partner organizations see the 2020 Site List (PDF).