Hudson River Day
Sunday, September 4, 2011 at 09:00PM
Croton Arboretum

We will have a booth at the Croton Yacht Club's third annual “Hudson River Day” celebration on Saturday, September 10th, from 11 AM - 4 PM. The purpose of the event is to promote interest in the history and ecology of the river, to cultivate future local environmental leaders and to promote, enhance and protect river-related recreational resources.

The event will include a combination of presentations and hands on exhibits throughout the day targeting both children and adults, focusing on the history and ecology of the river. Presentations will address river history, river ecology, and environmental and conservation movements.

Events and exhibits will include: a seining exhibition where local marine life will be captured, displayed and later released; viewing tanks where local marine life can be identified and observed; exhibits on the river’s impact on local American history, boat manufacturing and restoration, current marine research; hands on exhibits for children such as toy sailboat making, fossil making and fish printing; sail boat rides; local artist displays and sales.

Food and beverages will be available, including the best fish chowder on the Hudson. Admission is free so please join us in this fun-filled, educational and family-focused event.

The Croton Yacht Club located at 6 Elliot Way in Croton-on-Hudson.

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