What mammals are the likeliest to increase infection?
Proposed rule makes clear which water sources are protected.
Water quality research in Kenya.
lawn sprinkler
Are urban lawns all the same?
grass carp, photo credit: Peter Halasz
A plan to stop invasives before they reach the Hudson River.


Road Salt, Moving Toward the Solution (pdf, 790 KB)

The 10 to 20 million tons of road salt used yearly on our nation's highways not only negatively impacts the environment but also affects the quality of our drinking water.

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Technology has transformed our ability to understand rivers. Take the Cary Institute's longstanding scientific program on the Hudson River. 

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