We are a group of bright, self motivated high school students in the bronx looking to put our free time to good use helping our local environment, learning new job skills and making friends in the process.
We plan to get a group of kids ranging through the ages of 9-11 and interns/volunteers to the John Muir trail located in Vancourtlandt park. What we plan to do on the trail is identify the trees and remove invasive and non native trees to help the native trees that live there.
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Last Tuesday the head education director of The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP for short), Kim Estes, came in as a guest speaker, invited by the environmental club. The main topic of her presentation was water supply and wastewater…
"well, I'm doing individual creative work, but am also head of my school's environmental club. We emailed prospect park zoo a couple of months ago, as I attended the teen internship in 2011, asking if we could take a look at what I and my…"
It looks like you have a lot of great projects in the works-
Which of your developments are you most excited about in the upcoming months?
Let me know if the zoo can help you in any way.
December 2, 2014 at 6pm to December 19, 2014 at 7pm
NYC DOE Sustainability Initiative's artwork contest invites students to create posters about environmental sustainability (energy, water, ecology, etc.), and actions that schools can take to get involved. Winning posters will be produced and be available for schools to order at no cost, and prizes will be awarded to 9 winners. See More