New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Five Rivers - Roving Naturalist: Cattails are Cool
DateSaturday August 22, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Contact Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or
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LocationFive Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

Roving Naturalist: CATTAILS ARE COOL

Take a break in front of the Visitor Center as we look closely at cattails. These tall wetland plants, that some say look like a cat’s tail or a hot dog on a stick, are important for wildlife. Drop in for a few minutes and discover what makes these plants purr-fectly wonderful.

For the safety of our visitors, staff and volunteers, and in compliance with guidance from New York State, the New York State Department of Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
  • Roving naturalist programs may host one family/household group at a time. No registration required.
  • Social distancing practices must be followed. Masks must be worn throughout guided programs, while at a roving program, and on the trails whenever a 6-foot distance cannot be maintained between individuals or households.

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