To expand understanding of waterways for the benefit of human health, ecosystems, New York’s economy and quality of life.

Beacon Institute nominee Allison Montroy receives Open Space Institute Barnabas McHenry Hudson River Valley Award

Clarkson University student to integrate Hudson River real-time data, digital art & science for new Beacon exhibit. Read more...

Clarkson University student to integrate Hudson River real-time data, digital art & science for new Beacon exhibit. Read more...

Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM)

A hybrid online and in-person Clarkson Master of Science in Engineering Management for working professionals. 
Learn more and apply! 

The Big Picture

Learn how Beacon Institute of Clarkson University puts research, education and policy to work, expanding the understanding of waterways for the benefit of human health, ecosystem restoration, economic development and quality of life. 

Upcoming Events

Walk & Talk at CEIE
Forestry Walk - Ethan Pierce
Saturday, May 14, 10am

CEIE
199 Denning's Avenue, Beacon
Register online

Tour Denning's Point and learn to "read the woods" with forester/naturalist Ethan Pierce.

Tour Denning's Point and learn to "read the woods" with forester/naturalist Ethan Pierce.

Science Café | Beacon
Beacon, NY:
Where Engineers Order Their Water Straight Up

Thursday, May 19, 7pm

The Hop craft beer hub
554 Main Street, Beacon
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Witness how engineers are exploring ways to defy gravity on Mt. Beacon with concepts and principals to make every drop count; a case study led by Incline Railway Trustee Frank DiLorenzo

Witness how engineers are exploring ways to defy gravity on Mt. Beacon with concepts and principals to make every drop count; a case study led by Incline Railway Trustee Frank DiLorenzo

MORPH: The Way of Life in the Pond
Saturday, June 11, 10am

CEIE
199 Dennings Ave, Beacon
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HHNM Carl Heitmuller leads a hands-on exploration of the critters in Denning's Point wet spots.

HHNM Carl Heitmuller leads a hands-on exploration of the critters in Denning's Point wet spots.