An online community of individuals and watershed organizations working in education, advocacy, research and protection of the watersheds in Dutchess County, New York. On this site, you will find information on community events, watershed facts and research data, and multimedia materials for education. Welcome to dutchesswatersheds.org. Join us and participate!
Website authors: Duthesswatersheds.org was created as a result of the collaboration between Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County’s (CCEDC) Environment Program and Vassar College's Environmental Research Institute (ERI).
This project has been funded in part by a grant from the National Science Foundation (contract #0722813) and the New York State Environmental Protection Fund through the Hudson River Estuary Program of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) (contract #303671).
Date: Saturday, October 25, 11:00-5:00pm and Sundary, October 26, 12:00-4:00pm
Location: Thomas Memorial Center, Christ Church, 17 Church Road, Pawling, NY 12564
The Celebration features educational events centered on the Great Swamp, including live Birds of Prey, a Macro-Invertebrate table and Turtle Monitoring. The celebration blends Art and Science as students from 12 schools in 5 school districts in the harlem Valley present their work re "Common Creatures Found in the Swamp" There will also be a juried photography exhibit of the Great Swamp.