Uphill Battle: Our Epic, Eternal Struggle to Tame Poughkeepsie’s Water, Wednesday, March 10th at 7pm
You are invited to watch a 20-minute mini documentary of the role and challenges of water in Poughkeepsie from the time before European contact.
DCHS Executive Director Bill Jeffway will then introduce you to Poughkeepsie Water Facility's Randy Alstadt. Randy has kept and compiled an album of historic photos and documents since his arrival in his role. He will explain why the City water exclaims "first in filtration!"
Ed Spevak, Ph.D.: Curator of Invertebrates, Saint Louis Zoo; and Director, Center for Native Pollinator Conservationdiscusses the interdependent relationship between monarchs and their native habitat and explores key considerations for monarch conservation.