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What is the Hudson River

Estuary Program?



Program of DEC
Created 1987
Ecosystem approach
Action Agenda - 12
goals
• Work through
partners (federal,
state, local) in 15
counties
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

CC Projects in the
Hudson Valley






Geoff Eckerlin, Hudson River

Sustainable Shorelines
Rising Waters
NYS Sea Level Rise Task Force
NYC Panel on Climate Change/Task Force
NYSERDA Climate Impacts Assessment
Hudson Valley Climate Change Network
ClimateSmart Communities Pledge and
Toolkit
• New climate goal in Action Agenda

National Estuarine Research Reserve

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

Climate Projections
from NYC Panel on
Climate Change

http://nyc.gov/planyc2030

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

Full Range of
GCM
Projections and
Emission
Scenarios

CRI, pg. 18

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

CRI, pg. 17

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

CRI, pg. 20

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation