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Learn to Love Your River!


Our mission is to provide hands-on educational experiences about the unique Hudson River estuary's it’s ecological, cultural, and historical aspects as well as strategies for climate resiliency. 

Climate Resilence Demonstration Projects 


Beczak has begun a series of new projects involving climate change mitigation and  adaptation strategies involving CO2 reduction and energy savings (see inside brochure).

Community Education and Recreation    


Beczak provides community education programs on environmental issues as well as fitness and arts programing.  We encourage community groups to use the building.

The 2023 Hudson River Talk Series 

Co-sponsored by: Hudson River Boat and Yacht Club Association and the Yonkers Paddling & Rowing Club 

*  “Hudson Riverkeeper Patrol” with  Patrol Boat Captain John Lipscomb                  Saturday, January 14th - 2:00PM


*  “Kayaking Cold Water Survival Workshop” with Phil Giller 

Saturday, January 21st - 10:00 AM, also on Zoom


*  "Historic Yonkers/Alpine Ferry Talk" with Eric Nelsen 

Saturday, February 4th - 2:00 PM


*  "Hudson River Oysters: Past, Present, and Future" with Kevin Horbatiuk Saturday, February 18th  - 12:00 PM


*  “Hudson River Pilots Association”  with Paul Chevalier

Saturday  Feb. 25th - 2:00 PM

Join us around a cozy fire this winter at the:


Beczak Environment Education Center

35 Alexander St. Yonkers NY (914) 586-2651 



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