NYC Eco-Schools

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Celebrating Schools for National Wildlife Week: Wildlife in the City

In our blog series celebrating schools across the nation for National Wildlife Week, our 2nd post takes us to New York City. While some might think of skyscrapers and cement, our New York …

Students enjoy exploring and interacting with nature. Photo by Teri Brennan

Teaching a Kindergarten Class in the Great Outdoors

How many children get to say that they spent the morning not only in the great outdoors, but doing their part to help wildlife as well? One perfectly sunny, but …

Otter Swimming with Plastic Bottle

A NYC Eco-Schools Teacher Helps Her Classroom Go Plastic-Free

The environment did not start out as a curriculum objective. It happened as a result of the principal’s insistence on integrating current events into our lessons. Different themes and concerns arose …

Sweet Success: Bronx Guild High School’s Urban Farm

B At Bronx Guild High School, a small inner-city Eco-School with an extremely diverse minority population of 325, students are raising chickens, cultivating honeybees, growing organic produce and improving green …

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