National Estuaries Day Celebration

Science on the River

Join NYSDEC and the Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve to celebrate National Estuaries Day at an interactive “Science on the River” Open House at Norrie Point Environmental Center in Staatsburg on Saturday, September 23rd, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. The event is free, family-friendly, and no registration needed.  

Canoe the waters around Norrie Point, watch a live birds of prey program with Wildlife Rehabilitator Annie Mardiney, and have fun with oyster castles. Fish with nets or with rod and reel, all equipment provided. Check out the eel touch tank, crabs, turtles, and even baby sturgeon! Look at macroinvertebrates (water bugs) through a digital microscope and explore he many ways scientists test the waters around us. Click here for directions to Norrie Point Environmental Center.