Thursday, September 27, 2007

Patrolling Piermont Marsh

Photos by John Lipscomb

Patrolling Piermont Marsh with (l to r) Bill Herguth, owner of Paradise kayak rentals in Piermont, Rockland County Legislator Connie Coker and Police Officer Bauer of the Rockland County Sheriff Marine Unit.

Riverkeeper is leading an effort to have the creeks within the marsh designated as "no wake" zones the prevent boating accidents and to protect wildlife and habitat.

Monday, September 17, 2007

Drinking from the Hudson

Photo by John Lipscomb

Drinking water intake at Port Ewen, just south of Kingston. A number of Hudson Valley communities intake, filter and disinfect river water for their municipal water supply. Including the Poughkeepsie. Water quality isn't just important for the fish.