A virtual event with the Hudson River Estuary Program

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HUDSON — The Hudson Area Library, Claverack Free Library, Philmont Public Library, and Roeliff Jansen Community Library are joining forces to present Eels and other Fish of the Hudson River, a virtual program 6-7 p.m. Oct. 8. This program is conducted by Aiden Mabey, an environmental educator from the Hudson River Estuary Program, a division of the New York State Department of Conservation. To register email programs@hudsonarealibrary.org or call 518-828-1792 x101. To access the Zoom link directly go to hudsonarealibrary.org.

In Eels and other Fish of the Hudson River, Aidan discusses the fish life in the estuarine and fluvial environments of the Hudson River, a tidal river that begins in the Adirondacks at Lake Tear of Clouds and eventually drains into the Atlantic Ocean at New York Harbor. There will be a question and answer period after Aidan’s talk. Learn more about the Hudson River Estuary Program at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation website. Also, the NYS DEC is looking for volunteers to do eel research in the great outdoors. Here is the link for more information: https://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/remediation_hudson_pdf/eelprojflyer.pdf

The Hudson Area Library is located at 51 North Fifth St., Hudson. The mission of the library is to enrich the quality of life by providing free and equal access to programs, services and resources, and by creating opportunities for all members of our community to connect, create, learn, and grow. For more information, visit hudsonarealibrary.org.

Roeliff Jansen Community Library, which is chartered to serve Ancram, Copake, and Hillsdale, is located at 9091 Route 22, approximately one mile south of the traffic light at the intersection of Routes 22 and 23. Its mission is to inspire lifelong learning and curiosity, advance knowledge and understanding, and strengthen the vitality of the Roe Jan area. For more information visit roejanlibrary.org.

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