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Learning about the Hudson

A Day in the Life of the Hudson River

On Thursday, thousands of students will use seine nets, water testing kits, and measuring tools to investigate aquatic life, water chemistry, tides and weather to better understand how their piece of the river fits into the larger Hudson estuary ecosystem.

Reinstein Woods in the autumn

Autumn Events at Reinstein Woods

The Dr. Victor Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve is a beautiful 292-acre complex of forests, ponds, and wetlands near Buffalo. View our schedule of events or learn more about exploring this unique natural area.