Science Sundays: Freshwater Frontier: Conserving the Life of Lakes, Streams, Rivers and Wetlands

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March 25, 2012


Hudson River Museum


Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

Museum Admission: $5; $3 seniors/children 5-16 years old; free children 5 and younger

Event description: Can we conserve the world's remaining freshwater biodiversity for future generations? Can we value freshwater for our use and the huge variety of living things found out there? Explore these issues with Dr. David L. Strayer, Freshwater Ecologist at the Cary Institute in Millbrook, New York. After his presentation, head down to Hudson Riverama, the Museum's environmental gallery, with Dr. Strayer for a birds-eye view of local freshwater issues and the Hudson's habitats and history.

Address: 511 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY 10701
Phone: 914-963-4550

About Hudson River Museum

Standard hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 12-5pm
Wheelchair accessible: Yes
Stroller parking: No
Stroller check: Yes
Bring food: Yes
Buy food: Yes
Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
Changing tables in the women's room(s): Yes
Changing tables in the men's room(s): Yes
Changing tables in the unisex bathroom(s): No
Family bathroom: No

The Hudson River Museum is the largest cultural institution in Westchester County and a multidisciplinary complex that draws its identity from its site on the banks of the Hudson River. The Museum collections focus on 19th-century through contemporary American Art; Glenview, an 1876 house on the National Register of Historic Places; Hudson Riverama, an environmental teaching gallery; a state-of-the-art, 120-seat planetarium, and a 400-seat outdoor amphitheater with programs every weekend, special days for families and events throughout the year. 
Parking: Free
Nearest public transportation stop: Glenwood Station off Metro North Hudson Line; Shonnard Terrance on the 1 Buss
Play area: Indoor
Party room: Yes

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