t’s not often that one has the opportunity to see the Hudson’s totemic Atlantic sturgeon alive and up close, so I didn’t hesitate when offered the chance to accompany DEC’s Hudson River Fisheries Unit biologists on a sturgeon fishing trip recently.
The Albany Institute of History & Art (AIHA) has something for everyone, and you can see for yourself if you sign up for Bringing Albany to Your Classroom, one of five field experience options during THV’s upcoming institute, Reading, Writing, and Thinking the Hudson Valley.
Chris is program director at the Hudson River Valley Institute (HRVI) and associate editor of its HUDSON RIVER VALLEY REVIEW. His monthly blog entries are likely to explore art and architecture, the importance of place, and the tension between our history and future as a region.
I want my museum to be a safe place where children can visit, explore, and discover the world while learning more about themselves.
Laurie Seeman and Joanna Dickey, artists and outdoor educators at Strawtown Art & Garden Studio, recently told me about their work in the Hudson Valley, and shared a story about one of their favorite activities-clay digging! I can’t wait for their institute.
Learn the history of the trails as you experience them today!
This new feature will bring you a closer look at some of our favorite learning sites in the Hudson Valley, including some of the sites of the Field Experiences! First stop: Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture.
Take students back to Manhattan’s original ecology. Thanks to researchers at the Wildlife Conservation Society, led by Eric Sanderson, you can “visit” hills, valleys, forests, fields, freshwater wetlands, salt marshes, beaches, springs, ponds, and streams uncovered during nearly a decade of work.
Ever wonder why America’s Founding Fathers were so extraordinary? Why they succeeded in founding a stable republic in a volatile era of global revolution? Find out at a free teacher seminar SATURDAY, 22 MAY, 9:30 a.m., SENATE HOUSE, KINGSTON.
An Interview with Tom Lake, Professor and Naturalist of the Hudson Valley