Free citizen science expo, July 30, Hyde Park

Hyde Park, NY – The public is invited to explore local citizen science projects at the Henry A. Wallace Education and Visitor Center on the grounds of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Home and Presidential Library from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m., Thursday, July 30. The expo is free, but RSVP requested to info@teachingthehudsonvalley.org.
 
Science for All will feature activities and exhibits about regional citizen science projects the public can participate in. Topics range from amphibian migrations to dragonflies, submerged aquatic vegetation to water assessment, and more. The program will be introduced and facilitated by Chris Bowser, education coordinator, Hudson River Estuary Program, NYS DEC, and Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve.
 
Science for All is part of a three-day conference, Teaching for Engagement in the Hudson Valley: The Next 100 Years Depend on It, aimed at educators and others who work with children and young people. The goal is to develop strategies for engaging students in our region’s culture, history, and future. Online institute registration ends Monday, July 27. On-site registration is by check only.