Join us as we welcome our new President and Hudson Riverkeeper, Tracy Brown

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 | 6:00 - 9:00 pm 
The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers
Pier 61, New York, NY 10011

Space is limited so purchase your tickets today!

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Celebrate clean water with an evening of cocktails, conversation and wonderful works of art. Get to know Tracy as she discusses the connections between rivers, oceans and climate resiliency with renowned oceanographic explorer and environmental advocate Fabien Cousteau and actor and climate activist Tim Guinee.

Heavy hors d'oeuvres and cocktails will be served. Festive attire is suggested.


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The event will feature a very special silent art auction with works focused on water and the environment by talented artists and Riverkeeper supporters including: Ellen Kozak, James Prosek, Joseph Squillante, Elisha Cooper, Jim Schantz, Christie Scheele, Ross Chambers, Mac O'Sullivan, Naoe Suzuki, Margaret Cogswell, Nancy Cohen, Jaanika Peerna, Deborah Freedman, Fritz Horstman and Mona Dukess.

Your ticket purchase or sponsorship as well as your generous support of our auction and fundraising efforts throughout the evening will fund Riverkeeper's strategic goals of improving water quality, restoring wildlife and habitat, supporting shoreline communities, and mitigating and adapting to climate change. 

Donate Now

Hudson River fish populations have crashed to below 5% of historic levels. Your gift to the Fish Fund will help:

  • Remove dams to restore habitat
  • Improve water quality
  • Clean up our river and shorelines

Each year, Captain John Lipscomb patrols 5,000 nautical miles on the river on the R. Ian Fletcher. Your gift will help keep the boat afloat and:

  • Keep our eyes on the river
  • Refit and repair the boat each winter

Riverkeeper has won notable victories for the Hudson River including the shutdown of Indian Point, blocking Con Edison's power plant on Storm King Mountain, and the removal of PCB?s in the Hudson. Your gift to our Legal Fund will help:

  • Reduce sewage contamination in waterways
  • Hold GE accountable for PCBs in the Hudson
  • Ensure equitable alternatives for LaGuardia AirTrain

$50,000 Goal


Total Raised

Covid-19 Safety Protocols

The health and safety of our guests is our top priority for this and all events. The Lighthouse will enforce the current New York City Covid-19 requirements for indoor venues at this event as follows:

Per New York City guidelines, all individuals entering our venues must be vaccinated. All employees, clients, vendors and guests will have to show proof of vaccination to enter our venues / attend events.  Proof of vaccination will be required from all guests at the door to enter the venue. Currently, the ways to show proof of vaccination are:  Excelsior app, NYC COVID safe app, original paper COVID vaccination card or a photo of the card, with a photo ID.  If a guest is not vaccinated, they will not be allowed to attend the event. Click here for more information from New York City Department of Health.

Masks are not required but may be worn at the discretion of each guest. This event will be restricted to keep attendance at or below 50% capacity for the venue, allowing space for guests to spread out. 

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Riverkeeper Inc
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The Lighthouse, Chelsea Piers, New York, NY, USA