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Environmental and Urban Studies Program presents

A Hudson River Journey: 1609-2109

A Riverkeeper Traveling Exhibit

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 – Friday, March 29, 2013

Riverkeeper developed this exhibit in 2009 in honor of the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson’s voyage up the Hudson River. It contains original artwork, historic artifacts, maps and digital media. “A Hudson River Journey,” tells the history of stewardship inspired by the Hudson River, and the challenges and opportunities facing today’s river stewards. The panels tell the important story of the Hudson River from six distinct regions of the river (NY Harbor to Troy), and for three time periods: pre-contact (1609 and before), current era (industrial revolution to present day), and the future (2010 to 2109).

There will be a Riverkeeper presentation on March 5 a 11:50 AM as part of the EUS colloquium. The exhibit will be open to the public for the month of March.

Riverkeeper is a member-supported watchdog organization dedicated to defending the Hudson River and its tributaries and protecting the drinking water supply of nine million New York City and Hudson Valley residents. For more than 44 years Riverkeeper has been New York’s clean water advocate, helping to establish globally recognized standards for waterway and watershed protection and serving as the model and mentor for the growing Waterkeeper movement that includes nearly 200 Keeper programs across the country and around the globe.
For more information about “A Hudson River Journey” or to learn more about Riverkeeper’s programs, please contact their Outreach Coordinator, Dana Gulley, at dgulley@riverkeeper.org or 914-478-4501 x222 or visit them on the web at www.riverkeeper.org.

For more information, call 845-758-7600 x6020, e-mail rogers@bard.edu,
or visit http://eus.bard.edu/.

Location: Campus Center, George Ball Lounge