Hudson River Reserve, New York

State

New York

State Partner

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Acres

4,838

Est. Date

1982

The Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve spans nearly 5,000 acres of marshland, wetland, and freshwater tidal mudflats. It is located along a 100-mile stretch of the Hudson River Estuary and serves as a home for more than 200 species of fish, including sturgeon, striped bass, and American shad. The Reserve is a leader in sustainable shoreline management in New York state and a valued resource for education, training, stewardship, restoration, monitoring, and research in the area.

volunteer

Whether you are interested in education, stewardship, research, or administrative volunteering, there is something here for everyone. Visit dec.ny.gov to learn more.

Be A Friend

This reserve currently does not have a formal friends organization. Please stay tuned for more information.

Did You Know…

Hudson River Reserve research helps identify and protect nursery habitat for Atlantic Surgeon—prehistoric heavyweights that can weigh up to 800 pounds and live 60 years.

Latest News from the Hudson River Reserve

Hudson River Makeover

Hudson River Makeover

New York’s Hudson River is getting a makeover. You can see it while strolling along Yonkers’ new esplanade, waiting for the ferry in Cold Harbor, or picnicking in Haverstraw Bay Park.

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Communities are for critters (& science)

Communities are for critters (& science)

Reserves around the country transform this passion for wildlife into community science to support an ever-growing body of knowledge about these special estuary residents and how we can make …

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Hudson River Reserve, New York