Celebrating the American Eel Extravaganza at Liberty State Park
Join us for a day of aquatic discovery and environmental stewardship at Liberty State Park as we celebrate the incredible American Eel! Dive into the world of this remarkable species with a hands-on experience that combines science, education, and community engagement.
Date and Time:
May 25, 2024, 9AM-12PM
Liberty State Park, 200 Morris Pesin Drive (Picnic Area)
Eel Mop Pulling:
Participate in the excitement of pulling up our eel mops deployed in the Hudson River. Witness the diversity of aquatic life and get a firsthand look at the American Eel in its natural habitat.
Water Quality Testing:
Engage in citizen science by conducting water quality tests in the Hudson River. Explore crucial parameters such as pH, oxygen levels, turbidity, salinity, and water temperature to better understand the health of our waterways.
DIY Eel Mop Workshop:
Dive into the art of creating your own eel mop! Our interactive demonstration will guide you through the process, providing insights into the importance of these structures for American Eel habitats.
Learn from experts as they share fascinating information about the life cycle, behavior, and conservation efforts dedicated to the American Eel. Gain a deeper understanding of the critical role this species plays in our ecosystem.
Bring the whole family and enjoy a day filled with educational games, nature walks, and eco-friendly crafts designed to foster a love for our local environment.
Discover how you can contribute to the conservation of American Eels and support initiatives aimed at preserving their habitats. Connect with local organizations dedicated to protecting our waterways.
This event is free and open to the public. Register online to secure your spot and receive important updates.
Please dress comfortably for outdoor activities and be prepared to get hands-on with the wonders of the Hudson River ecosystem. Together, let’s celebrate and protect the American Eel at Liberty State Park!
For more information and registration, use this link.
Name of contact person - Grace Sanvictores
Country - United States