RamsHorn-Livingston Sanctuary

See the Hudson River’s largest tidal swamp forest, visit a major feeding area for migratory birds, and a breeding ground for American shad and bass. With over 436 acres, groups can enjoy a day of bird watching, kayaking, hiking, canoeing, picnicking,  and more. Bird watching programs offer sightings of the Bald Eagle, waterfowl and various songbirds. Groups can download a bird checklist from the website before going out on the bird watch. Hands-on workshops are available for groups on a variety of topics.
 
Contact Info
Address: Dubois Rd., Catskill, New York 12414. Greene County. Tel: 518-678-3248. Email: lfederman@audubon.org. Website: ny.audubon.org/ramshorn. Hrs: Sunrise-Sunset.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2-4 hours. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science.

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