New York City

Students on Climate: “We’re Taking Matters Into Our Own Hands”

Taking Climate Education Into Their Own Hands All across New York state and the world, K-16 climate education is extremely limited. The National Wildlife Federation’s intergenerational Climate and Resilience Education … Read more

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New York City for Offshore Wind

The South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT) will be a major hub for the offshore wind industry over the coming decades. The terminal will be transformed into a port for staging … Read more

A Climate Hero in the Big Apple

During these challenging times, the National Wildlife Federation’s Emily Fano stands out as a beacon of hope and leadership on some of today’s most pressing challenges in the nation’s largest … Read more

NYC Students Showcase Their Ideas for Creating Resilient Schools & Communities

National Wildlife Federation’s Eco-Schools USA provides students, prekindergarten through 12th grade, the opportunities to learn about creating a more sustainable future for people and wildlife. The Resilient Schools Consortium is … Read more

A 4AM Fishing Adventure: Lessons from New York City’s Jamaica Bay

I wish all National Wildlife Federation members could have joined me on a recent spring fishing outing in New York City’s Jamaica Bay.  The restoration of one of the region’s most … Read more

NYC Program Empowers Students to Evaluate Climate RiSC

Hurricanes on Steroids The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season has broken all records in terms of the quantity and intensity of consecutive storms, their destructive power, and the toll on human life, … Read more

Bronx Eco-School’s Earth Day Event Showcases Many Aspects of Sustainability

Bronx Theater High School is one of eight schools on the John F. Kennedy (JFK) Campus. The JFK Campus building boasts a large solar panel installation that generates 5% of … Read more

The People’s Climate March Demanded Action Like Never Before – And Now, We Need to Make it Happen

Certain moments on this journey to protect wildlife and future generations from the dangerous effects of climate change remind us that, together, we are making history. Sunday’s People’s Climate March … Read more

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 … Read more

Three NYC Eco-Schools Collaborate on Green Roof Curriculum Guide

Guest post by Amy Sirot Schools interested in green roofs may soon have a valuable new tool: a green roof curriculum guide created by three NYC Eco-Schools. The guide will … Read more

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