Science on the River
August 10, 11am–3pm
Pier 45 Comfort Station
Cross at Charles St.
Subway & Bus Lines
1 at Christopher St.
Families can see live Hudson River critters up close, learn about local citizen science projects, bird watch, go fishing, experience urban geocaching, learn about the impacts of sea level rise, build hanging planters, test the Hudson’s water quality, watch the filtering power of oysters, make recycled crafts, test gravity, plant seeds, see how NYC’s sewer system works, learn about the secrets of ladybugs, meet local birds of prey, and dance to the Anna Banana Band at 11:30am and 1:30pm.
The following groups showcase their work and research in a festival atmosphere:
The River Project
NYS DEC - Hudson River Research Reserve
NYS DEC – HRECOS
The Battery Conservancy: The Battery Urban Farm
Lost Lady Bug Project
Natural Areas Conservancy
Children’s Museum of the Arts
NYC Water Trails Association
Student Conservation Association
NYC Parks: Urban Park Rangers
Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary & Audubon Center
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory