Free Clearwater Admission Through HarborLAB!

Clearwater Festival music stage.

Clearwater Festival music stage.


Come kayak, canoe, and volunteer with HarborLAB at the Clearwater Festival this weekend, June 15 and 16! The Clearwater Festival ( is our region’s greatest water ecology and music event. If you help us for four hours, we’ll cover or subsidize your admission for the day! We need volunteers especially for Saturday afternoon, but we appreciate help for all shifts.

Email ASAP to sign up for Saturday, Sunday, or both! Please share this with friends and students!

Here’s the Facebook event:

We need volunteers to help us get waivers signed, fit paddlers for life jackets, and shepherd paddlers within a small, beautiful and protected cove. Our volunteers get free or reduced admission, including camping, for just four hours of service for each day of attendance! We have carpooling from Queens and the train is very convenient.

We owe such gratitude to Pete Seeger and his Clearwater organization for their pioneering work for cleaner waters and ecological education, on the Hudson River and nationally. The Festival is the critical fundraiser for that work.

This is a great chance to meaningfully advance the cause of healthy estuary ecology in all corners of our harbor, from gorgeous preserves to currently toxic channels. See something you love and you want to protect on our harbor? See a pollution problem that must be fixed? Come to the Festival and make your case to the many government agencies, environmental nonprofits, and green businesses who’ll be participating!

Come out for relaxing fun, music, learning, and camaraderie on clean waters!