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Further Resources

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

Hudson River Watershed Map: http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/63069.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