Mission: To inspire commitment to the thoughtful care of the environment.
Vision: To provide exceptional programs and experiences in environmental education.
We believe in teaching and engendering in our young a love and reverence for nature and all things pertaining to it.
We believe in the importance of providing training in ecology and conservation.
We believe we must give our community the realization that in nature we are all part of one another and whatever happens to one species inevitably will affect the whole chain of nature, including us. This knowledge is necessary to be good stewards of the land and protectors of our natural resources.
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Pesticides are killing the bees and affecting many other species negatively, yet if we stop them, because of increased monoculture, specific grain pests would ravage the fields and eat everything in sight. Food would not be capable os sustainably being grown. So then, the question becomes, how do we stop the bee deaths and continue the successful farming without pesticides agriculture relies upon?See More
Vanishing of the Bees, a 2009 documentary follows of team of beekeepers across the globe on their quest to discover the reason behind the mass vanishing of their beloved bees. After finding their thousands of hives abandoned, shocked beekeepers…
A night with distinguished author Alison Gillespie Tuesday October 7th
NYC Beekeepers Association Meeting
125 East 15th Street
Featuring: Author of "Hives in the City: Keeping Honey Bees Alive in an Urban World,"…
People's Climate MarchSeptember 21st,I pull on my cap and volunteer shirt, walk to Columbus Circle Subway Station, all while simultaneously yawning. It's 7:30 in the morning. I'm already on duty. As I gaze around, I glimpse passerby in absurd and fascinating costumes. A man or a sun, a man-sun strolls along. Someone with a pointed warlock hat- not really sure what he was supposed to be.People are already here, committed to the act of defying climate change. The day progresses, my arms ache from…See More
CCD of Honey BeesColony Collapse Disorder among the Honey Bees is no longer a worry of the past. It is a legitimate concern among environmentalists and researchers. Why are the colonies being lost? This is the ultimate question that must be addressed. If we ignore the increasing death of bees, we may threaten the cultivation of various foods, flowers, jeopardizing the sustenance all creatures depend on. Not only to honey bees make honey, but they pollinate fruits, vegetables, and various…See More