Events Calendar

Upcoming events in the Saw Kill watershed:

June 15: Public talk: Friends or Foes? when Plant Pathogens Make Rain: Cindy Morris, Montana State University scientist, is interested in helping to build our understanding of how airsheds and watersheds interact.

July 16: Streamwalk training. Visual ecological assessment of the health of the Saw Kill done by walking along the creek. Meeting at Bard College Campus Center at 10 AM. Please contact Tom O’Dowd if you are interested!

June 17: Saw Kill water quality monitoring with the Bard Water Lab. We are changing the start time to 9am. Team leaders will meet their teams at 9am at the Red Hook Municipal parking lot. If you would like volunteer to help collect samples, please sign up here: Please contact Sophie D’Anieri at with any questions. Thank you to all of our volunteers for helping out and we look forward to our second sampling event!

July 15: Saw Kill water quality monitoring with the Bard Water Lab. See June 17 listing for more details.

August 1: SKWC meeting. 7PM Red Hook Village Hall. Green Infrastructure and Low-Impact Design will be discussed.

Past events in the Saw Kill watershed:

May 20: Saw Kill water quality monitoring with the Bard Water Lab. 1st in 40 years! Red Hook residents Sue Ellis and Sheryl Griffith helped sample in 1976 and 2016!

May 7: Tree Planting at Red Hook Rec Park organized with HREP, Scenic Hudson, and Riverkeeper. Canoe cleanup of Tivoli South Bay. Apple Blossom Day–tabling!

Nov. 14: Tree Planting at Sawkill Farm in Red Hook from 10 am to 2pm, organized by Scenic Hudson.

Oct. 20: Day in the Life of the Hudson River! More info:

Oct. 1-9:  Mary Pat Budd’s classes will be on the Saw Kill collecting water samples and invertebrates, weekdays from 9:30-1:30 if anyone wants to join us.