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Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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May 04 2016 - August 02 2016
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5/4/2016
Westchester County Downtown Revitalization Information Session
One of several information sessions scheduled by the Capital Region and Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Councils about the $100 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative.

5/5/2016
Rockland Municipal Planning Federation's Certification Course-Session 2
Join Rockland Municipal Planning Federation for Session 2 of the Certification Course

5/5/2016
Ulster County Downtown Revitalization Information Session
One of several information sessions scheduled by the Capital Region and Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Councils about the $100 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative.

5/7/2016
Hooked on the Hudson
The Hudson River Fishermens Association in association with the Palisades Interstate Park invite you to experience the Hudson River at the 31st Annual Hooked on the Hudson. There will be fishing contests, exhibits, and more.

5/7/2016
Dr. Kevin Burke to Speak at Friends of the State Historic Sites of the Hudson Highlands Annual Meeting
Immediately following the annual meeting of the Friends of the State Historic Sites of the Hudson Highlands on May 7, Dr. Kevin M. Burke, historian, author and Newburgh native will discuss his work and roots in Newburgh. 

5/7/2016
Science & Management Forum: The Future of Oak Forests
Explore the importance of oaks to wildlife and how land use practices set the stage for oak declines. 

5/7/2016
I Love My Park Day
I Love My Park Day is an exciting statewide event, organized by Parks & Trails New York (PTNY) in partnership with the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) and local Friends groups, to celebrate and enhance New York's parks and historic sites and bring visibility to the entire park system and its needs.

5/8/2016
Plant a Tree with Your Mother Day
Spend quality time with mom and help save Mother Earth by planting nearly 100 trees and shrubs.

5/8/2016
Knox's Headquarters State Historic Site- Trail Volunteers Needed!
Give back and help restore the wet and eroded tread of this popular little trail that leads from Knox's Headquarters to a dramatic view of the Moodna Creek.  

5/8/2016
Mother's Day Tea
Enjoy a family-themed tour of Clermont's gardens and share a beautiful tea with a mother you love ($15 per person.

5/8/2016
Free Tours for Mother's at Mount Guilian
Celebrate this special day with free tours 
for mothers and the opening of a new exhibit.  The exhibit, 
on display for a limited time, features vintage women's fashions from the collection and runs from Mother's Day through May 29th. 

5/8/2016
Mother's Day Hike to the Women's Monument
There will be a guided hike with Eric Nelsen on Sunday, May 8, meeting at 11 AM at Park Headquarters in Alpine.

5/9/2016
Orange County Downtown Revitalization Information Session
One of several information sessions scheduled by the Capital Region and Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Councils about the $100 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative.

5/10/2016
Rockland Municipal Planning Federation's Certification Course-Session 3
Join Rockland Municipal Planning Federation for Session 3 of the Certification Course

5/12/2016
NYS Climate Change Science Clearinghouse - An Online Resource for Practical Information on our Changing Climate
During this Climate Smart Communities webinar, a speaker from the developer of the site, Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management (NESCAUM), will provide an overview of the NYCCSC and demonstrate its interactive map, data tool, and curated, searchable resource bank. 

5/14/2016
Tours of West Point Foundry Preserve
Tours will focus on the foundry's 100-year history, its operations and diverse workforce, and Scenic Hudson's efforts to protect and interpret the remains of this industrial powerhouse while preserving the land's natural beauty.

5/14/2016
iMapInvasives Spring Training - CRISP
New York iMapInvasives will be holding spring training sessions throughout the state in May and June! Each session will be coordinated through the Partnerships for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISM), and will include training for basic and advanced data entry. There will also be species identification modules offered this year as well, with more details to come.

5/17/2016
Friends of Schuyler Mansion Annual Meeting
General business meeting and election of trustees will be followed by Alexander Hamilton: Orphan Son, Founding Father, and Favorite Son-in-Law, presented by Mr. Richard Bader. The talk will focus on Hamilton's rise from impoverished orphan to key architect in the founding of this country. Light refreshments. Presentation is free and open to the public.

5/17/2016
iMapInvasives Spring Training - Lower Hudson
New York iMapInvasives will be holding spring training sessions throughout the state in May and June! Each session will be coordinated through the Partnerships for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISM), and will include training for basic and advanced data entry. There will also be species identification modules offered this year as well, with more details to come.

5/18/2016
iMapInvasives Spring Training - New York Botanical Garden
New York iMapInvasives will be holding spring training sessions throughout the state in May and June! Each session will be coordinated through the Partnerships for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISM), and will include training for basic and advanced data entry. There will also be species identification modules offered this year as well, with more details to come.

5/20/2016
Shaker Barn Storming Weekend
Back by popular demand! This series of exclusive behind-the-scenes tours of three Shaker barns is a collaboration between Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon, Hancock Shaker Village, and the Shaker Heritage Society. Attend all three for a unique, one-of-a-kind exploration of Shaker agricultural technology and architecture. Each tour begins at 2pm at the location and date indicated. Reservations must be made at each separate site and prices vary based on location. Space is limited, so be sure to pre-register early!

5/21/2016
Volunteer Restoration Workday - Invasive Plant Removal
 Help make our parks more inviting for wildlife. After learning to identify several invasive plants, remove and replace them with native species that aid in restoring natural habitats.

5/21/2016
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Conserving Migratory Fish in the Hudson River Estuary
Join Roosevelt-Vanderbilt NHS Natural Resource Lecture and Program Series for a Presentation with Chris Bowser an estuary educator for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Hudson River Research Reserve and Estuary Program. He coordinates a range of education programs along the river.

5/25/2016
Hudson River Valley Greenway Press Event Water Trail Announcement
The Hudson River Valley Greenway will make aseries of announcements concerning the Hudson River Greenway Water Trail which coversan area stretching from the Adirondack Park and Lake Champlain to Manhattan. 

5/28/2016
Farm Day in the City
Experience a farm market atmosphere in the city of Albany! Learn about the types of animals Philip Schuyler would have had on his farm and agricultural practices of the 18th century. Oxen, sheep, and poultry will be among the livestock displayed on the grounds at Schuyler Mansion, while demonstrations, farm products, and gardening techniques will be shared with visitors throughout the afternoon.

5/30/2016
Memorial Day Ceremony
Join Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in the Rose Garden in honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice.

6/4/2016
Annual Val-Kill Picnic
Kick off the summer season at Val-Kill with a Val-Kill Picnic and Square Dance. 

6/4/2016
Tours of West Point Foundry Preserve
Tours will focus on the foundry's 100-year history, its operations and diverse workforce, and Scenic Hudson's efforts to protect and interpret the remains of this industrial powerhouse while preserving the land's natural beauty.

6/4/2016
End2End Hike
Run, hike or walk the Hyde Park Trail from Top Cottage to Vanderbilt Mansion. 

6/4/2016
iMapInvasives Spring Training - Capital-Mohawk with the ADK Club
New York iMapInvasives will be holding spring training sessions throughout the state in May and June! Each session will be coordinated through the Partnerships for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISM), and will include training for basic and advanced data entry. There will also be species identification modules offered this year as well, with more details to come.

6/4/2016
Dinner and Conversation with President Theodore Roosevelt
Enjoy a four-course, early 20th century meal with President Theodore Roosevelt, finely portrayed by an actor from the American Historical Theatre.

6/5/2016
10th Annual Bellefield Design Lecture
Join for lecture by Paula Deitz, a frequent contributor to the New York Times, Architectural Review, and Gardens Illustrated and author of the acclaimed book Of Gardens

6/17/2016
Schuyler Flatts Burial Ground Memorial
A memorial will be held at the mansion honoring the 14 enslaved individuals discovered in an unmarked burial ground in 2005. As they were enslaved by the 18th century Schuyler family who lived in Menands (at what is today the Schuyler Flatts Cultural Park), they will lie in-state at Schuyler Mansion.

6/18/2016
Path Through History Weekend
Path Through History Weekend is a showcase of New York State's rich and fascinating history and will feature hundreds of events happening at historic and cultural destinations throughout the state.

6/19/2016
Child's Play for Father's Day—18th Century Dancing
Make a Father's Day memory! This dance experience comes complete with lessons, costumes (for girls and boys), Liberty Punch, and delicious goodies.

6/24/2016
Lessons from the Forest - Ned Ames Honorary Lecture
Join one of the nation's most respected ecologists for a thoughtful and engaging lecture on why long-term, place-based ecological studies are essential to addressing society's most pressing environmental issues, from air pollution and water quality to climate change. 

6/25/2016
2016 Summer Party - Thomas Cole National Historic Site
Cocktails, dinner, fireworks, dancing, all with a 180-degree view of the Hudson River. Join us for this annual tradition to benefit the Thomas Cole Historic Site. The party goes on, rain or shine.

6/30/2016
National Park Service Accepting Applications for Assistance
Applications are now available for technical assistance in 2017 for your community-led conservation and outdoor recreation project from the National Park Service Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance program. Apply by June 30th to be considered. 

7/4/2016
Indepedence Day at Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site
Enjoy an early American July 4th celebration on the grounds of Schuyler Mansion. 18th century- inspired games and performances, as well as other activities and ice cream will be free of charge to commemorate this important holiday. 

7/4/2016
An Old-Fashioned Independence Day
18th century crafts, Reenactors, music and entertainment. A great day for young families. Later, enjoy live music and delicious hot food until a view of the Saugerties Fireworks over the Hudson River

7/10/2016
Parks & Trails New York's Cycle the Erie Canal Tour
Make good on that New Year's resolution to get more exercise by biking across New York State in 2016. 

7/11/2016
Young Writers Camp
Making Art & History On the Riverfront, will be held at Clermont Historic site as part of this year's The Hudson Valley Writing Project organized by SUNY New Paltz. Young writes will explore regional history and the creative process as they sit on the banks of the Hudson River and join past writers and artists who have celebrated the landscape through word and image. 

7/26/2016
2016 Teaching the Hudson Valley Summer Institute
THV's place-based learning institutes are an unusual professional development opportunity. Choose from a variety of interdisciplinary workshops and field experiences, mixing K-12 teachers with non-formal educators from parks, historic sites, and museums