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Chris Bowser and student examining fish

On the Front Lines - Hudson River Estuary Program

"On The Front Lines" showcases DEC employees and the unique work they do. Watch environmental educator Chris Bowser describe his role teaching others about the wondrous creatures and qualities of the Hudson River Estuary.


First Day Hikes

What better way to usher in the new year than with a First Day Hike! Plan some fun outdoors with the whole family and find a guided hike near you.