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For Release: Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Media Advisory for Thursday, Oct. 13

DEC Commissioner Seggos to Join Schenectady Student Scientists for 20th Annual "Day in the Life of the Hudson and Harbor"

Hands-on Field Day Connects Students with River and New York Harbor

What: 20th Annual Day in the Life of the Hudson and Harbor. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos will visit a Capital Region Hudson River Estuary Program site, serving as one of host sites to an estimated 5,000 elementary school to college students as they become scientists for a day, collecting and analyzing scientific data from the field during hands-on exploration of the Hudson River Estuary. Students from RiverRun Montessori School will be participating.

Students will participate in the 20th annual "Day in the Life of the Hudson and Harbor" event up and down the river at more than 100 locations from New York City to the Federal Dam in Troy, and a few sites along the Mohawk River. Details and additional information are listed below.

When: Thursday, Oct. 13

Time: 10 a.m.

Where: Capital Region Site: Corning Preserve Boat Launch, Colonie and Water streets, Albany, NY 12207

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