In preparation for the 2021 Day in the Life sampling event October 14th, 2021we are holding two field focused workshops so our teachers and educators can prepare and refresh. In concern for your health and safety both will be held outdoors with strict limits on participant numbers.
2021 WORKSHOP SCHEDULE. SPACE IS LIMITED THIS YEAR SO PLEASE BE SURE TO SIGN UP IN ADVANCE. WORKSHOPS ARE FREE TO PARTICIPANTS BUT IF YOU SIGN UP , WE COUNT ON YOU TO BE THERE AND CLOSE THE OPPORTUNITY TO OTHERS!
DITL IN-PERSON FIELD TRAININGS: Join us for one of our in person sessions to learn and review the various parameters we measure, data collection techniques, and ideas on how to make your day out in the field with students go smoothy. This year we will also explore in more depth fishing techniques, and species identification.
August 26th, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm, Norrie Point Environmental Education Center, Staatsburg, NY.
September 19th, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Sarah Lawrence College for the Urban River at Beczak, Yonkers, NY.
Virtual Workshop: Is the Hudson a river or an estuary? August 17th, 5:00 – 6:30 pm by Zoom or Online Platform
With its dynamic and diverse nature, the Hudson River is a wonderful educational feature located in our very own “backyard.” We use data collected from the “Day in the Life” program to explore the salt front, Hudson habitats and the diversity of fishes to investigate one burning question: Is the Hudson a river or an estuary?
To sign up for workshops please complete this year's registration form (online) or for more information on any workshop please contact Rebecca Houser 845-256-3115 or Margie Turrin 845-365-8494.