• Springwood, The Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Home Of Franklin D Roosevelt

    National Historic Site New York

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    Empire Forester: FDR as a Tree Farmer

    Empire Forester: FDR as a Tree Farmer

    FDR had a deep connection to his life-long home “Springwood” in Hyde Park. Throughout his life he would describe himself as a tree farmer, planting hundreds of trees on his own property, trying to find ways to manage lands in a responsible and economically sustainable manner. Lessons learned on the land at his home would later be transformed into public policy

  • Home Of Franklin D Roosevelt National Historic Site

    Searching For Salamanders

    Searching For Salamanders

    This is a general science curriculum designed to create civic engagement of students with their local National Parks in the Northeast Temperate Network by undertaking a monitoring program of salamander populations. The purpose is to engage students in collecting meaningful scientific data about salamander populations. This data will be used by scientists as an indication of forest ecosystem health.

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