Leveraging science and education to understand and protect rivers, estuaries and other important freshwater resources.


Learn how entrepreneurs, educators, and community members are growing our Hudson Valley green economy through creativity, innovation and partnership. Plus: How you can get involved! Register here


Spring 2017 free public hours:
Tues, Wed: 10am-12pm
Thurs: 2-4pm
Sat: 11am-3pm;
2nd Sat: 3-7pm

2017 Highlights

5/6 volunteer day:
Denning's Point Cleanup

credit: Brian DiFeo

credit: Brian DiFeo

30+ volunteers joined together to spruce up Denning's Point on Sat, May 6. The group removed 1,140 pounds of trash and recyclables from the shoreline as part of the 6th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep. See pics and details here


Evan Pritchard shares a Native American perspective on a historic humpback return. Click here for info and registration

2016 Highlights

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.