Have you seen this lesson?

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.

What Made Jay & Adams Tick?

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.

A Modern Day Naturalist

An Interview with Tom Lake, Professor and Naturalist of the Hudson Valley

Sex & the City: The Early Years

If you think HBO’s Carrie Bradshaw invented the role of the New York woman on the prowl, you don’t know Griet Reyniers. In 1633, Griet arrived in Manhattan with a new director appointed to rule the place, Wouter van Twiller.

Happy Birthday, Pete Seeger!

One of the region’s greatest human treasures, Pete Seeger, turns 91 today. He was spotted Saturday at his weekly peace vigil in Wappingers. Carry on!

Top 10 Reasons to Teach the Hudson Valley?

People have lived here for thousands of years – there must be a reason.

Goodies from Hudson River Estuary Program

The spring freshet of Hudson River education programs is upon us.

New web resource

The Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area, one of THV’s parent groups, has launched a new web site.

Museums in conversation: What inspires?

Stephen Mucher and I will facilitate How Can Schools & Museums Inspire Each Other? on day two of this conference sponsored by the Upstate History Alliance and the Museum Association of New York, April 11-13 at the Albany Marriott. Register by March 21 for an early-bird rate.

Introducing HRECOS

The Hudson River Environmental Conditions Observing System (HRECOS) is a network of real-time monitoring stations on the Estuary. The stations, which monitor river conditions every quarter hour, are geographically distributed from Schodack Island to the New York/New Jersey harbor.

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