Agroforestry Resource Center

Cornell University Cooperative Extension’s Agroforestry Resource Center is a demonstration, research, and education center that focuses on the way woodlands benefit living organisms and waterways. Since 2003, the center has hosted a variety of educational events for members of the community that have taken an interest in sustainability. Groups can tour the art gallery in the conference room of the resource center where they will find nature and landscape art curated by Stanley Maltzman. Educational programs cover topics such as stream ecology, natural resources, stewardship, and agriculture.
 
Contact Info 
Address: Locations: Agroforestry Resource Center, 6055 Route 23, Acra, NY 12405. Greene County. Extension Education Center, 479 Route 66, Hudson, NY 12534. Columbia County. Tel: 518-622-9820. Email: columbiagreene@cornell.edu. Website: www.ccecolumbiagreene.org/. Hrs: Vary.
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science, Art.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science, Art. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.... Continue