Saturday, October 3, 2015, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Nature Institute, 20 May Hill Road, Ghent, NY 12075
Spend the day immersing yourself in the habitats of Columbia County, learning how to identify them, and what they mean for wild plants and animals. Learn about pro-active approaches local communities may take to ensure the protection of habitats and wildlife. The workshop will introduce the forthcoming Ecological and Cultural Field Guide to the Habitats of Columbia County. Participants will be asked to share their thoughts on the design of the guide. Presentations by the Hawthorne Valley Farmscape Ecology Program, Hudsonia, and the Hudson River Estuary Program.
Plan to spend time walking outdoors, and bring a water bottle. Lunch will be provided. Please notify us of any dietary restrictions when registering. This program is capped at 20 people, so please register early. Register: hvfarmscape.org/events or 518-672-7994.