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Saturday April 5, 2014
9:00 AM
Contact  5rivers@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Location: Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, Delmar

Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) is an award-winning interdisciplinary program that uses activity-based learning to instruct children on the importance, properties and effects of water in the world around us. This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to stimulating water-themed activities which support New York State learning standards. Participants will receive the Project WET 2.0 Curriculum and Activity Guide. Please contact the NY Project WET coordinator by Wednesday, April 2 to register. E-mail projwet@gw.dec.state.ny.us or phone 518-402-8015.

10:00 AM
Contact  5rivers@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Location: Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, Delmar

Can’t see the forest for the trees? Knowing how to use a map and compass is essential for safe way-finding in the woods. Forest Ranger Karen Glesmann will demonstrate how to read and understand a map and use a compass for direction, distance, scale and detail. Bring a compass if you have one, and dress for the outdoors. Space is limited. Please call the center at 518-475-0291 by Wednesday, April 2 to register.

Contact  James Herrington
845-889-4745 x109

This 1.5 mile guided walk will follow Stony Creek to the edge of Tivoli North Bay on the Hudson River and return to Kidd Lane. On this easy to moderate walk we will experience the smells and sounds of mature woods, waterfalls, open fields, and a tidal marsh.

Meet at the Kidd Lane parking area, beside the bridge crossing Stony Creek, off of route 9G, south of the village of Tivoli.

Contact  I FISH NY-Long Island

Kick-off the spring season with a day of fishing for the whole family! NYSDEC also stocks Belmont Lake with over 1,000 trout for the event. Children’s activities include: inflatable slide, environmental exhibits, and “Spring Fling” casting contest.

I Fish NY-LI provides loaner rods and free bait at every event.

Date: Saturday, April 5th

Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Location: Belmont Lake State Park

Age: All

Cost: $8 parking fee; free with Empire Passport

Directions: Take Southern State Parkway to exit 38 or take Sunrise Highway (Route 27) to Belmont Avenue exit 38. Follow to signs to park, ticket booths. Belmont Lake is on your left.

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

Enjoy a variety of nature-themed activities with your young child, such as stories, games, crafts and snacks. For children ages 3 to 5. Materials fee = $4.00 per child; $2.00 per child for Friends of Reinstein members. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.

LegendFive Rivers Recreation and Families Reinstein Woods Workshops

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