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Apr 12 / BARD CEP

WAVE- NYSDEC Husdon River Estuary Program

How healthy is your stream? Help NYS DEC find out!
This July – October, the NYSDEC Hudson River Estuary Program is actively recruiting citizens from across the Hudson River Watershed (including mohawk and upper hudson watersheds) to participate in wadeable assessments by volunteer evaluators: WAVE. The WAVE assessment is very simple and provides valuable data to the NYS DEC and local municipalities.
To become a Citizen Monitor for WAVE:
1. Identify a stream you would like to visit. The WAVE Coordinator can provide recommendations if needed.
2. Attend a 4 hour training session. To register, go to:
For more information, please contact:
Alene Onion
WAVE Coordinator
Hudson River Estuary Program
NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12210
phone: 518 402 8166
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