Exploring our Past, Connecting our Future, Preserving our Place

Unit: Catskill Heritage Project, Early Grades

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Destination(s)

Cohotate Preserve




Cairo, NY 12413
http://www.gcswcd.com/env-ed/cohotate.html

County

Greene

Grades

3rd Grade

Author

Kathy Durkin and Liz LoGiudice

Summary

Students visit Cohotate Preserve and Historic Catskill Point for a full day. Students learn why the Hudson River is important to Catskill, how it has shaped the community, and how it continues to influence Catskill's development. They learn about river ecology, its benefits to the community, and vice versa. At Catskill Point students learn about commerce, settlement, tourism, and community development. At Cohotate they learn about the elements of the river, explore the shoreline, and examine artifacts including the remains of the old ice houses. More Overview