Inwood Dolphins!

CBS News image of a dolphin leaping near Inwood Hill Park.

CBS News reports on its helicopter sighting of dolphins in the Hudson River near Inwood Hill Park. What a beautiful, ancient meeting — this intelligent mammal whose lineages predate our latter primate development by millions of years, and the hill, which is home to Manhattan’s last primeval forest. Around the bend, in Sherman Creek/Swindlers Cove area of the Harlem River, you’ll find the island last remaining natural wetlands, with vitally important spartina grass. The news story features an interview with Riverkeeper, the Hudson River’s chief independent environmental litigator. HarborLAB will soon be paddling these waters too, but the dolphins ought to visit the friendly folks at the Inwood Canoe Club!

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s