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Hudson River originates in the Adirondack Mountains and flows south for 315 miles, past many of New York State's major cities, including Troy, Albany, Poughkeepsie and New York City. In total, about 13,390 square miles of land drain to the Hudson River.

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The Hudson River Natural Resource Trustees have established a listserv to provide updates on the ongoing natural resource damage assessment and restoration efforts for the Hudson River. The public is invited to join the listserv for periodic updates on this effort.

To join the Hudson-NRDA listserv:

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Kathryn Jahn
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
3817 Luker Road
Cortland, NY 13045

Tom Brosnan
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
1305 East West Highway SSMC4, Room 10219
Silver Spring, MD 20910
301-713-3038 x186

Sean Madden
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway, 5th Floor
Albany, NY 12233

Last updated: February 1, 2016