Seining

Discover the amazing biodiversity of the Hudson River Estuary as our staff and scientists use a seine net to catch and release incredible creatures that live below the water’s surface.

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In support of the City’s efforts to limit the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), we are suspending seining sessions until further notice. Stay up to date on event changes and park announcements via email and social.

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Seining Schedule

May 16, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Seining: World Fish Migration Day & Great Fish Count

June 6, 10:30 PM – 12:00 PM: Seining

July 11, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Seining: City of Water Day

August 15, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Seining: Hudson River Fish Count

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The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy reserves the right to cancel due to extreme weather conditions.

Seining: World Fish Migration Day & Great Fish Count

Join the Conservancy for seining as part of the World Fish Migration Day and annual Great Fish Count. The World Fish Migration Day is a one day global-local event to foster awareness for open rivers and migration fish. The Great Fish Count is an annual tally of East River organisms. Staff will use a seine net to catch fish and ecologists will count, identify, and release amazing estuary animals. May 16, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Pier 4 Beach

Seining

Join the Conservancy for a summer seine to catch-and-release incredible creatures that live below the water’s surface. June 6, 10:30 PM - 12:00 AM: Pier 4 Beach

Seining: City of Water Day

In partnership with Waterfront Alliance, celebrate our city’s beautiful waterfront parks by seining with the Conservancy’s Environmental Education staff. July 11, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Pier 4 Beach

Seining: Hudson River Fish Count

The Great Hudson River Estuary Fish Count is a one-day fish count each summer, bringing naturalists and visitors together at many sites along the Hudson. Experience a seining session, while joining in on the count! August 15, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Pier 4 Beach

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