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Saturday April 27, 2013
9:00 AM
Contact  5Rivers@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Join local scouts and other volunteers in celebration of Arbor Day as we plant 3'- 4' crabapple trees in our historic scion orchard. Garden gloves recommended. Please call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 to register by Wednesday, April 24. In the event of inclement weather, this project will be postponed.

9:30 AM
Contact  rwnp@gw.dec.state.ny.us

This workshop helps teachers incorporate the Great Lakes into their classroom through standards-based, hands-on lesson plans and in-depth instruction in local Great Lakes issues. Participants will receive Project WET and Project WILD Aquatic curriculum and activity guides. For educators of students in grades 6-12.  Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.

10:30 AM
Contact  rwnp@gw.dec.state.ny.us

In this session, we will learn how we can use compost and dirt to put our plants into pots or a garden bed. If you attended the first session in March, please bring your plant with you. For children ages 6 to 8. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.

1:00 PM
Contact  Norrie Point Environmental Center, Staatsburg, New York, Dutchess County
845-889-4745 x109

Want to try your hand at fishing in the Hudson? Join our family-friendly seining and angling program. Sponsored by the DEC Hudson River Research Reserve & I Fish NY. Free. All Equipment provided. Angling is wheelchair accessible.

Contact  5Rivers@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Project WILD is an award-winning national, interdisciplinary program for teachers and youth leaders. This hands-on workshop will introduce instructional activities which integrate wildlife themes into the core 3R disciplines. Participants will receive a free Project WILD K-12 Curriculum and Activity Guide full of instructions for hands-on activities which support New York State learning standards. Please call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 to register by Wednesday, April 24.

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