Mohawk River basin program scheduled

FORT HUNTER – Mohawk Watershed Coordinator Katherine Czajkowski will speak at Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site on Tuesda at 6:30 p.m., according to a news release.

Czajkowski’s presentation will discuss accomplishments of the Mohawk River Basin Program; a focused effort to conserve, preserve, and restore the environmental quality of the Mohawk River and its watershed, the release said.

The Friends of Schoharie Crossing will hold a very brief meeting before the presentation, and refreshments will be served following the talk. All are welcome, according to the release.

Located within the boundaries of New York state, the Mohawk River is the largest tributary to the Hudson River and comprises roughly 25 percent of the entire Hudson River drainage area. The Mohawk River Basin Program coordinates basin wide activities, brings together stakeholders, and creates partnerships to help achieve its goals. The program uses an ecosystem based management approach to the watershed, the release said.

For more information about this event and more, please call the visitor center at 829-7516, email Schoharie

[email protected],

or on Facebook.

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