MANY STORIES. ONE RIVER.

HUDSON RIVER AT RISK:

BOMB TRAINS ON THE HUDSON

BAKKEN SHALE COMES TO THE RIVER

HOPE ON THE HUDSON:

RESTORING THE CLEARWATER

THE SYMBOL AND LEGACY OF THE HUDSON ENDURES

Finding Sanctuary in the Hudson

by Eva Deitch - Nature has always been where I’ve known people go to clear their minds, reset, and reconnect with themselves and their surroundings. When I moved from Chicago to The Hudson Valley two years ago, my daily life was transformed by the new and vastly different environment I experienced when I stepped outside my front door. Rather than obstructing the natural elements present, this environment encouraged a direct relationship with them, the most critical being the valley’s river, The Hudson. I believe that the success of humanity and our planet relies on the existence of quite places like the ones I find at The Hudson’s edge or gliding across its surface.

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LATEST FILMS

City on the Water

With 520-miles of waterfront and four-out-of-five boroughs islands, New York City is truly a water city. Everywhere you go, there are tunnels and bridges delivering you over water, to such a degree some have dubbed the waterways that encircle New York City “the sixth borough.” We spent several months filming both the natural water landscape and the activists trying to improve its health. From Brooklyn’s Newtown Creek to Queens’ Flush Meadow, waterways once thought ruined forever by [...]

Restoring the Clearwater

For nearly a year the historic sloop ‘Clearwater’ was out of the water, on land, enduring what wooden boats have historically endured forever: Restoration. Onshore near the Hudson River Maritime Museum on the Rondout Creek in Kingston, swathed in tarps and protective sheets, the nearly 60-year-old wooden boat was carefully mended and updated. Our OCEANS 8 film crew carefully documented the restoration and the return of the classic ship to the Hudson River. Built under the visionary [...]

Anchors Away

While we were fighting tooth and nail to ban hydraulic fracturing in New York State, many didn’t notice the influx of large barges traversing the river. But if you are a resident of Kingston, [...]