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Sarah Lawrence College Center for the Urban River at Beczak (CURB)

For more information about the Center for the Urban River at Beczak go to www.centerfortheurbanriver.org. You can download the education brochure and learn about our Hudson River environmental education programs for grades pre-k through 12.

Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)

These are Hudson River Estuary Lesson Plans that have been specifically designed to fit into grade 3-5 topics in math, science, and language arts including place based resources to meet learning standards. Some of these lessons can be modified for younger or older grades. http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/25386.html

A Day in the Life of the Hudson River

A day focused on celebrating the Hudson River, with students, teachers and other environmental organizations. Go to http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/edu/k12/snapshotday/ for more information.

Swim for the River DVD

This is a documentary about a man, Chris Swain who swam the entire length of the Hudson River from its source in Lake Tear of the Clouds to the Atlantic Ocean. Go to www.swimfortheriver.com to download a copy of the study guide or for more information.

Clearwater’s Key to Common Hudson River Fishes

http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/edu/k12/snapshotday/activities/ClearwaterFile2.pdf

Other Environmental Education Organizations