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2014 Watershed Forestry Institute for Teachers


What do FORESTS have to do with the clean water from your FAUCET?



4th-8th grade teachers from NYC and the NYC watershed region may apply for a FREE 5-day professional development program that immerses teachers in a hands-on exploration of New York City watershed forestry, water quality science, and drinking water supply systems.  Discover the NYC watershed through field trips, science activities, and standards-aligned curricula.

Hosted at the Taconic Outdoor Education Center in Cold Spring, NY, July 13-17, 2014. Visit the website to apply by May 5, 2014. Contact Tyler Van Fleet for more information.

your students with these tools and resources for teaching about the New York City Water Supply System and its Upstate Watershed.