Enjoying the view from the trail
Image by Stacy Myers

Enjoying the view from the trail

The beautiful south shore surf!
Image by Stacy Myers

The beautiful south shore surf!

In the Field- Sag Harbor Environmental Science Trip

In the Field- Sag Harbor Environmental Science Trip

In the Field

In the Field

Peconic Bay Beach Life class digging for shore invertebrates
Image by Stacy Myers

Peconic Bay Beach Life class digging for shore invertebrates

Moon Snail shells on the Shoreline
Image by Stacy Myers

Moon Snail shells on the Shoreline

Marine Education- In The Field


The following programs are offered at local beaches.

Beach Life (Grades 2 -12) (3 hours Weather permitting. Please dress appropriately.)
Following a lecture on local marine life, students spend hands-on time with live animals, explore the adjoining beach, and seine to collect fish, crabs, shrimp, and other marine life. The class concludes with a beach cleanup and discussion of local marine debris. Maximum 50 students.

Talk and Tour (Grades Pre–K – 12) (1.5 hours Seasonal Weather permitting. Please dress appropriately.)
This is a shorter version of our Beach Life program which begins with an introduction to local marine life. Students will spend hands-on time with live animals and explore the beach. Maximum 50 students

Dune Ecology (Grades 4 – 12) (9am to Noon) (Seasonal Weather permitting. Please dress appropriately.)
Students will visit two unique Atlantic Dune habitats in one day. We will meet at the walking dunes in Napeague on Napeague Harbor Road. We will hike the walking dunes, and then take the students to the dunes on Bluff Road by the Marine Museum (Amagansett) and then break for lunch. Bussing will be needed for this program. Maximum 25 students.

Healthy Bodies / Healthy Bays (Grades Pre–K – 12) (1.5 hours)
These classes are designed to get students outdoors promoting healthy lifestyles, while providing learning activities that will help students make the connection between diet, health, and environment. 

Please email Stacy for fees and details.

Other "In the Field" Education Opportunities (please inquire for more information)

  • Guided sunset kayak tours
  • Basic water safety classes are available.
  • Educational hikes and outdoor programs
  • Unique outdoor education programs on and off the water


For all inquiries including a price quote please email Stacy Myers slm27@cornell.edu

Contact

Stacy Myers
South Fork Marine Educator
slm27@cornell.edu
631-767-5171

Last updated June 16, 2016