LINKS

Some of the best Hudson River sites on the web.

  • Gotham Whale is a citizen scientist-led effort to study, educate and advocate for the whales and marine mammals of New York.
  • Billion Oyster Project is a river restoration project aimed at restoring one billion live oysters to New York Harbor and training hundreds of thousands of school children as citizen conservationists.
  • Hudson River Community Sailing is New York City’s first community sailing organization dedicated to developing leadership in the city’s young people through sailing education and providing maritime recreation to the community at large.
  • Model To Monument (M2M), based in Riverside Park South, is a public exhibition space for works by artists from the Art Students League of New York.
  • The Nautica New York City Triathlon is a 31-mile race consisting of a mile-long Hudson River swim, a 25-mile bike ride along Manhattan’s Henry Hudson Parkway and a 5-mile run through Central Park.
  • New York Pelagic is a log of artist George Boorujy’s ongoing effort to draw attention to art,  plastic waste and New York’s marine environment by putting original drawings of pelagic (open ocean) birds in bottles, along with a questionnaire, and launching them into New York waterways.
  • +Pool is an initiative to build the world’s first water-filtering, floating pool in New York’s rivers.
  • Riverkeeper is an environmental organization dedicated to protecting the Hudson River and safeguarding New York’s drinking water supply.
  • River Summer is an annual teacher training program and field school that operates on a research boat on the Hudson River.
  • The Poughkeepsie Journal’s State of the Hudson traces the river fom it’s Upstate source at Lake Tear of the Clouds to New York Harbor in photos and stories.
  • Underwater New York is a collection of stories, art and music inspired by things submerged in New York’s waterways.
  • Urban Hawks is a blog devoted to hawk-watching in New York City. It features spectacular photographs and video footage of hawks nesting in Riverside Park. For information on wild parrots living in New York City visit BrooklynParrots.com.
  • The Village Community Boathouse promotes public ownership of New York’s waterways. Through the building, maintenance and community rowing of Whitehall Gigs in New York Harbor, boathouse volunteers strive to advance the environmental stewardship of the harbor and foster the city’s maritime culture.
  • Vision 2020 is Mayor Mike Bloomberg’s ten-year plan for NYC’s Hudson River coastline and other waterfront areas throughout the five boroughs.
  • Washington Tykes is a blog devoted to canine life along the Hudson.
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