for grades: 8 - 12

Advanced Forest Ecology

Learn some of the basic principles of forest ecology and conduct hands-on studies in our woodland habitats as we hike the trails.  Students will learn to identify plants and animals in the forest community using dichotomous keys.  Quadrat and transect study techniques will be used to collect data on insect and plant populations.

field trip only (no in-school option)

Program Length: 90 minutes

  • 90 minute hike, including site investigations
  • Gift shop available upon request
  • Picnic area available upon request

Program Cost: 

$150 for up to 25 students & 5 parent chaperones. Staff is free. Additional students are $7 each

Location: Outdoor Discovery Center

(120 Muser Dr. Cornwall NY, 12518)