Science & Management Forums

Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 9:00am to 12:30pm

Sustainable Stewardship: Maintaining Value in Hudson Valley Landscapes

Join the Cary Institute and the Dutchess Land Conservancy for a forum exploring how science-based stewardship on private land can help protect and promote healthy forests and open spaces.

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Flood Management: New Strategies in a Changing Climate

Science & Management Forum
Hosted: May 4, 2013

Flood events can impact human health and safety, and result in substantial costs to property and infrastructure. The forum provided on-the-ground examples of flood resilience strategies that can help Hudson Valley communities minimize risks while conserving financial resources.

Hydrofracking in Focus: What Every Citizen Needs to Know

Science & Management Forum
Hosted: May 5, 2012 

An overview of the science behind gas extraction via hydraulic fracturing, including potential groundwater impacts and the treatment of wastewater.

Climate Change in the Hudson Valley

Science & Management Forum
Hosted: October 22, 2011

How is climate change impacting the Hudson Valley? Will warming influence the quality of regional resources, human health, or the local economy? What role can citizens and municipal officials play?

Regional Freshwater Issues

Science & Management Forum
Hosted: April 16, 2011

An overview of the quantity and quality of regional freshwater resources, pressures that existing supplies face (pollution, development, invasive species), and management options. Special attention was given to green infrastructure and stormwater.

Road Salt: Impacts to the Environment and Human Health

Science & Management Forum
Hosted: October 16, 2009

To promote safe winter driving conditions, deicers are applied to roadways throughout the Northeast. The most commonly used deicer is sodium chloride, otherwise known as road salt. In New York State alone, state and local governments apply 500,000 tons annually.

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