Upcoming Workshops

Citizen Science Training: Stream Sampling in Rensselaer County

Date & Time: 
04/01/2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Rensselaer Land Trust’s STREAM TEAM needs help to find out if wading in the streams of Rensselaer County might make you sick. This project will recruit and train citizen scientists to collect water samples from 18 sites along 5 tributaries of the Hudson River for enterococcus levels.

 

 

 

Volunteer time commitment is approximately 2 hours per month during May through October. This project will recruit and train citizen scientists to collect water samples from 18 sites along 5 tributaries of the Hudson River for enterococcus levels.

This project is made possible by New York’s Environmental Protection Fund and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Hudson River Estuary Program. Program partners include River Haggie Outdoors; Watershed Assessment Associates; United States Geological Survey; Riverkeeper; and Capital District Regional Planning Commission.