Restoring the Urban ForestGrades: 6 through 12Seasons offered: Fall, Winter and SpringProgram Details ›
Within its five boroughs, New York City has an estimated 10,000 acres of natural areas. These areas include thriving ecosystems and provide habitat to a surprisingly diverse group of plants and animals.
Learn about the importance of these areas—particularly in a dense urban setting—and what we can do to protect these critical resources. Using Wave Hill’s own 8-acre woodland as a living laboratory, students explore current issues relating to forest regeneration, wildlife habitat and management, and existing threats, as they do their own data collection and analysis