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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE06-33

June 9, 2006

Contact: Ian Michaels (718) 595-6600

PRESS ADVISORY

South Kortright Central School to Host Students from P.S. 133 in Queens

Date: Monday, June 12 and
Tuesday, June 13
Time: P.S. 133 students to arrive at approximately
1:00 PM on Monday
Location:

South Kortright Central School
South Kortright, NY

Fourth graders from P.S. 133 in Bellerose, Queens, will be traveling to South Kortright Central School as part of a year-long study program about the watershed area.  Activities will include identifying macroinvertebrates and stream exploration.  The students will also join for the release of trout they have raised in their classroom as part of the “Trout in the Classroom” educational program.

On Tuesday, the students will go to Frost Valley to learn more about the importance of the watershed and other environmental issues.

Students from South Kortright Central School visited Queens in May.  The two classes have been communicating throughout the year with monthly pen pal letters.

 

More Information

NYC Department of Environmental Protection
Public Affairs

59-17 Junction Boulevard
19th Floor
Flushing, NY 11373

(718) 595-6600