Hudson River Teacher Program - Seminars

Hudson River Seminar Series 2003-2007

Our Hudson River Seminars are offered free to students, classroom teachers, environmental educators and the general public. Beginning in 2002 in partnership with The River Project , the Collaborative has featured nine seminars on a variety of topics related to the ecology and history of the Hudson River. This series was made possible with a grant from the National Science Foundation.

Year 2006-2007

May

Field trip to NY Sun Works Center for Sustainable Engineering

June

Water Quality Testing Workshop
Sail aboard the Lettie G. Howard.

Year 2005-2006

A Panoramic Journe y On the The Hudson
Roger Panetta, Ph.D, Fordham University

Mapping Neighborhood Trees
OASIS - CENYC

Water Quality Testing Workshop

Sail aboard the Lettie G. Howard

Two-Day Project WET Workshop

Year 2004-2005

Sewage Treatment Management in the Hudson River
Presenter: Robert (Beau) Ranheim, NYC Department of Environmental Protection

Water Quality Testing in New York City
Presenter: Doreen Bader of NYC Department of Environmental Protection

Variations in Enterococci Concentrations in the Three Day Rule
Student Presenter: Virginia Liao

The Harbor Herons Shore Monitoring Program
Presenter: Yigal Gelb, NYC Audubon

For the Birds! Program
Presenter: Kim Kiernan, Audubon New York

Invertebrates of the Hudson River
Presenter: Dr. David Strayer, Institute of Ecosystem Studies

Year 2003-2004

Ecology and Geology of the Hudson River
Presenter: Sidney Horenstein, American Museum of Natural History

Oyster Restoration Project
Presenter: Debbie Dalton, Director of the Oyster Program at the NY/NJ Baykeepers

Comparison of Growth and Survival Rates of Oysters in the Hudson River Estuary
Student Presenter: Whitney Eng

Harbor Ecology and Biodiversity
Presenter, Dr. John Waldman, Hudson River Foundation

Gotham Fish Tales: A Documentary Film
Presenter: Robert Maass, Producer

Plankton Life in the Lower Hudson
Presenter: Dr. Mike Levandowsky, Pace University

Mezoplankton in the Hudson River Estuary Correlated with Salinity and Temperature
Student Speaker: Susan DeWolf

Year 2002-2003

Harbor Ecology and Biodiversity
Presenter: Dr. John Waldman, Hudson River Foundation

The River Project Marine Biology Internship Program
Presenter: Martiin Park, Head of Interns, The River Project

Human Impacts to Marine Populations
Presenter: Dr. Mike Ludwig, NOAA

Harbor Pollutants and their Impact on Estuarine Species
Presenter: Dr. Ike Wirgin, Nelson Institute of New York University

Human Impacts on Marine Populations
Student Speaker: Sanskriti Mishra

 

Biographies of Hudson River Seminar Speakers