For Grades: 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Forest Ecology Ramble

Join a museum educator on a one mile hike through the open meadow and into an oak-beech forest! Students will stop to investigate the habitats of the forest floor and identify the creatures that make a rotting log their home. In each habitat we encounter on our hike, remarkable plants and animals will be observed in their wild state.

Concepts presented in this program include:

  • Ecosystem
  • Tree identification
  • Decomposers & Saprophytes
  • Nutrient cycles
  • Invasive species

as a field trip (no in-school option)

Program Length: 90 minutes

  • 10 minute intorduction
  • 70 minute hike, including site investigations
  • 10 minute conclusion
  • 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)