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 New York City Outdoors! An Environmental Education Expo  

Join The River Project, New York City Soil and Water Conservation District and NYU's Wallerstein Collaborative for Urban Environmental Education for New York City Outdoors: An Environmental Education Expo. Over 40 NYC area organizations that provide in-class and field trip Environmental Education programs will be on display to show their programs and answer questions. There will also be live demonstrations by several groups, including:

  ·   Live raptors from the Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary & Audubon Center
  ·   Fishing with Hudson River Park Trust
  ·   Water testing with the NYC Soil & Water Conservation District
  ·   Oyster gardening with The River Project

There will be plenty of take away materials from all organzations and those not able to attend, a roundtable discussion on how to exchange ideas on how best to integrate field-based activities into curriculum, and doorprizes from Patagonia Soho, Euphoria Day Spa and more. Finger food and beverages will be served.

The Expo takes place at the Barge at the Frying Pan at Pier 66a (at 26th Street in Hudson River Park) from 4:30pm to 7:00pm. Directions are available for download. This event is free and open to the public.

To RSVP or more information, please see the invitation or call our office at 212-233-3030.

See the writeup for complete details.

 Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 4:30pm to 7:00pm