The Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries

Beacon, New York
December 13th 2008

Dedicated to the understanding and protection of the world's rivers and estuaries, the Beacon Institute is certified as a LEED® Platinum center for science and education. "Building One," the first phase of the multi-phase project, functions as a living laboratory for testing and implementing transformational sustainability strategies. The facility also supports exhibitions about the center, global research and remote learning. An existing 4,000-square-foot, 19th-century masonry structure has been re-used and expanded to house the institute's programs.

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