In this April 18, 2011 photo, Chris Bowser of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, right, and Dutchess Community College student Jorge Reyes-Bravo check a net for American eels... more 
In this April 18, 2011 photo, Chris Bowser of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, right, and Dutchess Community College student Jorge Reyes-Bravo check a net for American eels in the Fall Kill in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Besides being a researcher in New York’s Hudson River Estuary Program, environmental scientist Bowser leads citizen projects that collect reams of data for other scientists. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Mike Groll
Sun, May 8, 2011 11:51 AM EDT