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The Hudson: An Illustrated Guide to the Living River

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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 shores.

The unique environmental education program on board the sloop, Clearwater, founded by folksinger Pete Seeger, has taught thousand
Paperback, 228 pages
Published May 1st 1996 by Rutgers University Press (first published April 1996)
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Feb 28, 2008 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: rafters, floaters, fly fisherman
I started researching the Hudson River since I moved back to NY because I had summer dreams of rafting it. By the 3rd paragraph on The Hudson: An Illustrated Guide To the Living River I learned that the Hudson's strongest distinctive feature is that it's tidal flows work something like an accordian, and in a single day the river almost flows backwards as far as it does forwards, making raft/kayak travel tedious if not impossible. The author guestimated that it would take over 120 days to float ...more
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