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Environmental history of the Hudson River

Robert E. Henshaw

Environmental history of the Hudson River

human uses that changed the ecology, ecology that changed human uses

by Robert E. Henshaw

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmentalism,
  • Environmental conditions,
  • Nature,
  • Natural history,
  • Human ecology,
  • History,
  • Effect of human beings on

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Robert E. Henshaw
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGF504.N7 E68 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25185798M
    ISBN 109781438440262, 9781438440279
    LC Control Number2011014090


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Environmental history of the Hudson River by Robert E. Henshaw Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Hudson River Valley may be America’s premier river environmental laboratory, and by bringing historians Environmental history of the Hudson River book social scientists together with biologists and other physical scientists, this book hopes to foster new ways of looking at and talking about this historically, commercially, and aesthetically important ecosystem.

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About this book. The diverse contributions to Environmental History of the Hudson River examine how the natural and physical attributes of the river have influenced human settlement and uses, and how human occupation has, in turn, affected the ecology and environmental health of the river.

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A book about the Hudson is, after all, the story of Environmental history of the Hudson River book first : Mark B. Lapping. The Hudson River is a mile ( km) river in New York. The river is named after Henry Hudson, an Englishman sailing for the Dutch East India Company, who explored it inand after whom Canada's Hudson Bay is also named.

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We are academic researchers, government officials. Storm King mountain was also a frequent subject of the Hudson River school of landscape artists, including Thomas Cole, Asher Durand, and Frederick Church. Books of Ralph Nader, Unsafe at Any Speed a book highly critical of the automotive industry.

Rachel Carson, The Sense of Wonder, Harper & Row (posthumous) Types of pollution and other environmental impacts. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) has listed various portions of the Hudson as having impaired water quality due to PCBs, cadmium, and other toxic compounds.

Hudson River tributaries with impaired water quality (not necessarily the same pollutants as the Hudson main. Embattled River is an impressive account of environmental activism in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.

Author David Schuyler describes how local citizens, politicians, activists, and non-governmental organizations worked to reverse pollution and prevent further industrial development in and around New York’s Hudson : Raechel Lutz.

David Schuyler‘s new book, Embattled River: The Hudson and Modern American Environmentalism (Cornell University Press, ) describes the efforts to reverse the pollution and bleak future of the Hudson River that became evident in the s. Through his investigative narrative, Schuyler uncovers the role of this iconic American waterway in the emergence of.

E nvironmental History of the Hudson. Human Uses That Changed the Ecology; That Changed Human Uses $ - hardbound or $ - paperback. Send check and mailing address to: Hudson River Environmental Society, PO BoxMarlboro, New York Available from SUNY University Press or from your local bookstore.

The history of the Hudson River. A brilliant recollection of the Hudson River, its history, its tales, its biodiversity and its pollution. A famous book amongst ecologists studying the Hudson. A easy to read and enticing book about biology.

I found it unique because although from a good source and scientific, it /5. By Jake Spies. Once upon a time, transportation in the Hudson Valley was a challenge to say the least.

Traveling across the Hudson River was vital to trade, as a large percentage of American manufacturing was done in New York and New England to the east of the Hudson, while to the west lay Pennsylvania and the Midwest, purveyors of large quantities of.

Martin V. Melosi’s new book Fresh Kills: A History of Consuming and Discarding in New York City (Columbia University Press, ) tells the story of Fresh Kills ― a monumental 2,acre site on Staten Island ― that was once the world’s largest landfill.

From toit was the main receptacle for New York City’s refuse. [Read more ] about Fresh Kills: A History of. Filed Under: Capital-Saratoga, Events, History, Mohawk Valley, Natural History, Western NY Tagged With: Albany, Albany Institute of History & Art, Environmental History, Erie Canal, Hudson River, Transportation History.

Fire Damages Palisades Park Commission Building, Archives. January 2, by Editorial Staff Leave a Comment. Environmental History on the Hudson On Saturday afternoon, J. Winthrop Aldrich, Carl Petrich, and Richard Benas, three men who, in the late s, played major roles in the effort to prevent the siting of a nuclear power plant in Cementon (now called Smith Landing), gathered at Stair Galleries to share their memories of the : Carole Osterink.

The Hudson River has been a vital artery in New York's history, an essential tool for travel and transport, survival and inspiration for generations of Native Americans, European settlers, British and American soldiers, and those who ultimately call it home. The Hudson River is a mile ( km) river that flows from north to south primarily through eastern New York in the United States.

The river originates in the Adirondack Mountains of Upstate New York, flows southward through the Hudson Valley to the Upper New York Bay between New York City and Jersey eventually drains into the Atlantic Ocean at New Mouth: Upper New York Bay.

REVOLUTION ON THE HUDSON New York City and the Hudson River Valley in the American War of Independence By George C. Daughan pp. Norton, $ The title of Daughan’s book “Revolution on Author: Paula Uruburu.

Their compelling narratives attest to the Hudson River’s distinctive place in American history and the American imagination. Among those who have figured in the history of the Hudson are Benedict Arnold, Alexander Hamilton, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, the Astors and the Vanderbilts, and Thomas Cole of the Hudson River school.

/ Stuart Findlay --Symbioses between biologists and social scientists / Lucille Lewis Johnson --Part II: River of resources / Robert E. Henshaw --Hudson River fisheries: once robust, now reduced / Robert A.

Daniels, Robert E. Schmidt, and Karin R. Limburg --Herpetofauna of the Hudson River watershed: a short history / Alvin R. Breisch --Human. —Environmental History “Power on the Hudson is a first-rate piece of scholarship.

Lifset has thoroughly mined a rich variety of primary sources and also draws on a series of fascinating personal interviews. The book is balanced Brand: University of Pittsburgh Press. The Hudson Highlands was a focal point for all of these developments on the Hudson River.

The book is told as a series of stories showing how each of these periods in history influenced the next, leading up to the role of the Hudson in affecting national conservation policy.

How is the Hudson Doing. Is the river clean. Swimmable. The answers are mixed. Water quality has improved since the s. Many noxious discharges have ceased, but leftovers from past pollution haunt the Hudson, and new problems are becoming evident.

Hudson River Maritime Museum 50 Rondout Landing Kingston, NY fax: [email protected] The Hudson River Maritime Museum is a (c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of the maritime history of the Hudson River, its tributaries, and related industries.

This book covers, for the first time, the full sweep of the river's natural history and human heritage. It introduces you to the Hudson's diversity of plants and wildlife, to the geological forces that created the river, to the people who explored and settled its banks, to the river's enduring place in American history and art, and to the Cited by: 9.

Ina year legal battle began that launched the modern-day environmental movement in the United States. Consolidated Edison Company proposed building a giant hydro-electric plant on the Hudson River at Storm King Mountain near Cornwall.

Despite pressure from local residents, Con Ed went forward with its plan, applying to the Federal Power Commission for a. The Hudson River is one of the great rivers of the world. Not long ago, it was deeply threatened by pollution.

Now it is coming back to life, a river where fish and birds can thrive again, a river valued once more by communities along its unique environmental education program on board the sloop, Clearwater, founded by folksinger Pete Seeger, has taught thousands of.

Throughout her many tales of Hudson Valley history, Dunwell keeps the focus chiefly on the river’s natural, scenic, and cultural richness and on how the clearly paradoxical allure of both natural beauty and exploitable resources led to environmental degradation and then efforts to reverse it.

It follows by five years Schuyler’s book on the Hudson’s 19th century cultural history, “Sanctified Landscape: Writers, Artists, and the Hudson River Valley, ”Author: Cornell University Press. The Hudson River Maritime Museum shares stories told by Hudson River commercial fishermen recorded between and Hudson River Radio of Vassar College offers a rich archive of programs about the Hudson River recorded in They feature historians, environmentalists, musicians, scientists, and storytellers.

Marc Bain of Cornell University talks about the two. The sloop Clearwater, a replica vessel modeled after the Dutch vessels that sailed the Hudson River in the 18th and 19th centuries, was launched on from Harvey Gamage Shipyard in South Bristol, Maine.

Those early cargo vessels were specially designed for the variable winds, currents and depths of the Hudson. The Hudson River Valley Institute (HRVI) at Marist College is the central hub for information about the region that gives it its name. As the educational arm of the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area (Heritage Area), HRVI is increasing public awareness of the Hudson River’s significant role in the history of New York and the United States.

A Region Steeped in History Preserves Its Past By Rebecca Haynes Imagine stumbling onto the beauty of the Hudson Valley by accident. Englishman Henry Hudson was looking for a quick passage to China as he sailed along America's north Atlantic coast in Hudson thought he found what he was looking for when he entered New York bay and what is now the river.

First, if we study environmental history, we learn much about many other aspects of the past, including, among others, social, economic, and cultural history.

Second, just about every subject that falls within the purview of contemporary environmental historians can be found, almost always prominently, in the story of New York State. The Hudson River Valley Institute at Marist College is the academic arm of the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area.

Its mission is to study and to promote the Hudson River Valley and to provide educational resources for heritage tourists, scholars, elementary school educators, environmental organizations, the business community, and the.

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Ebook is just one way that humans have ebook the Hudson River. A small way, it turns out. We have altered the Hudson’s shape, the speed of its flow and the mix of plants and trees along its banks. In a new book, Environmental History of the Hudson River, two Lamont-Doherty scientists who contributed chapters—Frank Nitsche and Dorothy .