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Saturday April 28, 2018
 
9:30 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Project Learning Tree is an award-winning environmental education program featuring an interdisciplinary, hands-on curriculum that uses the forest as a window on the world. All activities are correlated to Common Core math and ELA standards. 6 CTLE hours provided. For formal and non-formal educators of students in grades Pre K-8. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


10:00 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

I Bird NY: AUDUBON’S BIRDS

Celebrate the birth of ornithologist and painter John James Audubon. His Birds of America is considered one of the finest ornithological works ever completed. It inspired an interest in birds that continues to this day. We’ll observe birds in the field and compare them to their images in Audubon’s paintings

NOTE: Organized groups (scouts, schools, hiking clubs, etc.) are welcome, but are asked to call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 to register.


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Join a Role Playing Guided Walk as our party journeys into the legendary forest, utilizing animal adaptions to restore balance to our ecosystem. For adults and children age 8 and older. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


1:00 PM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/49580.html
Contact  Ashawna Abbot
Norrie Point Environmental Center 845-889-4745x 107
Location  Norrie Point Environmental Center, 256 Norrie Point Way, Staatsburg, NY 12580 - Map

 
Learn about the life history of this fascinating migratory fish and the citizen science program that is helping to restore the eel population. Then join staff on a walk to a local stream and check a net for eels.

2:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

Guided Walk: OLD FIELD TRAIL

Join us for a hike through the meandering wilds of the Old Field Trail, visiting forest, shrub, fields and pond habitats while enjoying the spring weather. Trail distance is about one mile. Trail may be muddy so please wear appropriate footwear.

NOTE: Organized groups (scouts, schools, hiking clubs, etc.) are welcome, but are asked to call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 to register.


2:30 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Learn about the vireos that migrate to and through Reinstein Woods. For adults and children ages 8 and older. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


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