Fate of "Hudson Rivermen" a near-dear talk by environmentalist John Cronin

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On Thursday, May 15 at 7 pm, environmentalist John Cronin will explore the tragic loss of the Hudson River's commercial fishing culture in a talk presented at Beacon Institute's Center for Environmental Innovation and Education at Denning's Point in Beacon.

The talk will include excerpts from Cronin's award-winning documentary film, The Last Rivermen, which he wrote an co-produced. The event is free and open to the public. Online registration is requested.

"Hudson Rivermen understand the estuary in ways that only those who live and breathe the river can," said Cronin. "Their culture was ruined by a continuing combination of 'corporate abuse and regulatory failure,' a state court judge found in 1976." Read the full press release.