Eels of the Hudson

Specialist to discuss their habits

Gracie Ballou, an educator with the state Department of Environmental Conservation who studies glass eels and their migrations, will give a free talk at the Denning’s Point Visitor Center in Beacon on Sunday, March 11, at 2 p.m.

A glass eel (Photo by Eric Lind)

Ballou will discuss the tiny eels and how they swim from the Sargasso Sea to streams and ponds in this area. Locally, the DEC maintains two monitoring sites assisted by volunteers. See

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