Events

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Cary Institute Forest Ecology Walk

Location

Cary East (Gifford House) parking area
2917 Sharon Turnpike
Millbrook, NY 12545

41.792137 -73.719582

County: Dutchess
Region: Mid Hudson

Date(s)

  • September 15, 2019, 10:00AM

Details

Event Type Walk/Hike Description On Sunday, September 15 at 10 a.m. join Cary Institute forest ecologist Dr. Charles Canham for an interpretive 2-mile walk along the Wappinger Creek Trail. While exploring our forests, fields, and wetlands, Dr. Canham will discuss how land use has transformed Hudson Valley landscapes. Discover how current forest composition is a reflection of past farming practices, and how the future forest will be influenced by climate change, pests and pathogens, and air pollution. Wear hiking shoes and bring water. The walk will begin at the Cary East (Gifford House) parking area, located at 2917 Sharon Turnpike (Rt. 44) in Millbrook, N.Y. Long pants and hiking shoes are recommended. Register at http://www.caryinstitute.org/events. Sponsoring Organization Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

Contact Information

freemanp@caryinstitute.org
845 677-7600 x121
https://www.facebook.com/CaryInstitute

Registration

Advance registration required.
Please register at www.caryinstitute.org/events. For questions contact (845) 677-7600 x121 or freemanp@caryinstitute.org.

Additional Information

Hiking trails with some uneven rocky surface.
Additional Equipment Required: Participants should bring drinking water and wear hiking shoes or boots.

Event Duration (hours): 2 hours
Difficulty: Moderate
Length (miles): 2 miles
Path: Returns to start
Boots Needed: No

Family Friendly
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? No
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