The Hudson River Environmental Society will be honoring Dr. Dennis Suszkowski by presenting him with the HRES Distinguished Service Award. HRES will also be honoring Betty and the Baby Boomers by presenting them with the HRES Outstanding Environmental Communicator Award. Please join us for a wonderful evening as we recognize the exceptional lifetime achievements made by these dedicated stewards of the Hudson River!
Dr. Suszkowski is the Science Director of the Hudson River Foundation for Science and Environmental Research, Inc., a not-for-profit organization located in New York City that is dedicated to the acquisition and dissemination of scientific research about the Hudson River and Estuary, with a focus on producing science that has a bearing on public policy. Dr. Suszkowski currently oversees the Hudson River Foundation’s grants program for scientific research, which supports more research about the Harbor and Estuary than any other single agency or organization.
"Betty and the Baby Boomers" began singing together some 30 years ago. Today, the band is composed of Betty Boomer, Jean Valla McAvoy, Paul Rubeo, Steve Stanne and Robert Bard. “Betty and the Baby Boomers” have released four CDs, and the name is known to folk music fans from the mountains of Connemara in Ireland to the Catskills overlooking New York's Hudson Valley, their home base. Their songs and performances capture the beauty, environmental history, and their love of the Hudson River Estuary.