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Since its founding in 1891 The New York Botanical Garden has been a museum of plants, a preeminent center for botanical research, a global leader in plant-based education, and one of the great cultural institutions in the world.
The New York Botanical Garden educates people of all ages about the science,...
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Generate innovative ideas and forms that perform and give back to the planet and its inhabitants responsibly in space. Based on the Biomimicry Institute's 3.8 guidelines, explore all three levels of the biomimicry design process. Learn sustainability principles and practices such as life cycle assessment; discover nature's time-tested design...
Monday Jul 27th, 9:30am - 1pm Eastern Time(8 sessions)
This three hour class held in Prospect Park will introduce you to topographical maps and how to read them, all types of compasses, and how to use a map and compass in tandem to navigate. You’ll learn how to read, take and follow bearings, and more. We’ll have orienteering courses and scavenger hunts setup so you can try guided and independent...
Outdoor professionals know that the success of a trip depends first and foremost on what you do long before you hit the trail. Putting in the right preparation means not only a safer trip, but more quality time in the woods. In this class, you’ll learn how to choose the best destinations, plan your route, pack for comfort and weight, plan a menu...
Join us in a fun, social setting right here in NYC to learn & practice the basics of Survival. Great as a stand alone or to prepare for our full-day or overnight classes in the woods. In this session, we’ll cover Psychology of Survival; covering topics such as Effective Decision Making Under Pressure, Needs Assessment, ...
This instructional course will cover the nutritional and logistical aspects of menu planning in the backcountry. you’ll learn what your body needs while on adventure, including replenishing calories and fulfilling nutritional needs. You’ll learn how weight, storage, and cooking method will impact your menu planning and packing, the pros and cons...
Monday Jun 1st, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time
We have been on lock down, separated from loved ones and nature. Let's return to community in nature with an evening forest therapy walk! Enjoy the many invitations that will connect us with summer's long daylight hours. Meeting location at the Loeb Boathouse in Central Park (East Drive parallel to about 75th Street) Note: Wear comfortable, weather-appropriate...
Tuesday Jul 21st, 6pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time
We’ll start with the basics, and lucky for us, Prospect Park Lake is home to an impressive variety and population of fish and there’s plenty of shoreline for us to practice our casting. We’ll introduce you to the rods, reel, and tackle used in spin casting, the style that is most versatile and easiest to learn. After learning the techniques for...
Friday Jun 12th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time
Looking for a unique way to spend your Summer Friday? Join us at the Bronx Zoo where you will get to meet an animal up close, enjoy a guided tour of our Jungle World exhibit, and act like a kid again in Nature Trek. Afterwards, you can grab a drink at Zoo Brew or add on a Treetops Adventure. This program includes walking outside. All paths are wheelchair...
Friday Jun 26th, 3:30pm - 5pm Eastern Time
The fascinating lives of bats are revealed courtesy of J. Alan Clark, Ph.D., co-author of Bats in the Bronx, a recent study of five local bat species. After a brief lecture, we will venture onto NYBG's grounds using handheld equipment to locate and identify bats through their ultrasonic calls. This equipment creates a picture of each bat's call, and...
Wednesday Jul 15th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time
Create a soundscape that gives voice to the natural world. Composer Angélica Negrón,who created an immersive choral experience in the Thain Family Forest last fall, will show you how to combine sounds to capture a sense of place. Learn to record the electrical changes on plant leaves and turn those fluctuations into sound. Using smart phone...
Saturday Jul 18th, 11am - 2pm Eastern Time
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