Wappinger Creek Week Celebration Walk
Friday, July 20, 2012 from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT)
In celebration of Creek Week and Dutchess County Watershed Awareness Month the Cary Institute and Cornell Cooperative Extension will host an interpretive hike along the Wappinger Creek Trail on Friday, July 20th at 4:30 p.m.
This family friendly event will engage children and adults in hands-on activities. Participants will sample macro-invertebrates and learn about water quality issues. Wear sturdy waterproof shoes and bring your camera and drinking water.
The event will begin at the Cary East (Gifford House) parking area, located at 2917 Sharon Turnpike (Rte. 44) in Millbrook, N.Y. In the event of heavy rain, the program will be cancelled. Reservations are requested.
GPS Coordinates: 41.789643,-73.723997
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Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
A not-for-profit environmental research and education organization. Focal areas include air and water pollution, climate change, invasive species, and the ecological dimensions of infectious disease.
Parts of the 2,000 acre research campus have been reserved for public education and enjoyment including hiking trails and internal roadways.