Educational

CROSS RIVER – Citizen Science Open House @ Trailside Nature Museum

Ever wondered how you could help out at our local parks? Participating in citizen science research is both an educational and rewarding experience. Come join us at 12:00 PM to learn more!

OSSINING – Endangered @ Teatown Lake Reservation

 

What does it mean for a species to be endangered and how can we help them? Find out how scientists and policy-makers have brought wildlife back from the brink and learn what challenges still lie ahead.

 

SATURDAY, February 23, 2019, 11 am – 12 pm

 

For everyone.

 

 

Cost: $8 for non-members*; FREE for members

* Parking fee: $5 to non-members for parking on weekends and holidays.

 

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Online registraiton available until noon the day before the event.

If online registration is not available, please call 914-762-2912 x 110 to register

POUGHKEEPSIE – FREE Nature in Our City @ The Barn at The Environmental Cooperative

Learn about the natural spaces that make Poughkeepsie the City we love! The Environmental Cooperative presents results from Poughkeepsie’s Natural Resources Inventory and the Fall Kill AquaBlitz. Maps and photos will be on display, with presentations and time for community conversation (and snacks)!

 

TUESDAY, February 19, 2019

 

5:30 – 7:30 pm

 

 

 

SCARSDALE – February Break Workshops @ The Digital Arts Experience

Day off from school? Come to The DAE for a half day or full day drop in. Students can explore 3D printing, coding, digital drawing, and more with the help of DAE instructors and mentors. All of our stations and 100% hands-on and focus on project-based learning, so students will create while they learn while collaborating with their peers.

MONDAY, February 18 – FRIDAY, February 22, 2019
AM: 9:30 am – 12 pm*
PM: 1 – 3:30 pm
*Drop off begins at 9 am. Pick up between 12 – 12:30 pm

Examples of Workshops Offered**

Python Coding (ages 9 – 12)
Robotics with RoboThink (ages 9 – 12)
Edison Robotics with Python (ages 9 – 12)
**Please note that not every workshop is available every day or each AM or PM session)
$50 per 2.5-hour session per student

BRONX – Great Backyard Birdcount 2019 @ Wave Hill

Great Backyard Birdcount 2019 @ Wave Hill

Meet at Wave Hill House

 

SATURDAY, February 16, 2018

 

10 am – 1 pm

 

Free with admission to the grounds*

 

No experience necessary; bird watchers of all levels are encouraged to participate.

 

Take your birding adventures to the next level by participating in the annual Great Backyard Bird Count! This global “citizen science” research project engages bird watchers of all ages in helping to create a real-time snapshot of bird populations. Using smartphone apps and official, field-data forms, track and record the birds in Wave Hill’s backyard, guided by naturalist Gabriel Willow. Share your observations with fellow participants over cocoa and coffee at the conclusion of the program.

 

Wave Hill is a spectacular 28-acre public garden and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades in the Bronx, Wave Hill’s vibrant landscape is one of the most beautiful spots in New York City.

 

Hours:  Tuesday–Sunday: 9 am – 4:30 pm

Perkins Visitor Center: 9:30 am – 4 pm

Wave Hill House: 9 am – 4 pm

Marco Polo Stufano Conservatory 10 am – 12 pm; 1 – 4 pm

Glyndor Gallery 10 am – 4 pm

The Shop at Wave Hill 9:30 am – 4 pm

The Cafe at Wave Hill 10 am – 4 pm

 

*Admission

$8 Adults

$4 Students and Seniors 65+

$2 Children 6+

Free to Members and children under 6

For our religiously observant visitors

Information about Reciprocal Benefits

Reciprocal benefits, guest and family passes are not accepted on Sunset Wednesdays and for special events

Parking

Onsite: $8 per vehicle

Offsite: Free, with continuous, complimentary shuttle van service.

Free weekday parking onsite for Wave Hill Members in January, February and March!

 

DIRECTIONS

Wave Hill is located at West 249th Street and Independence Avenue in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, New York.

 

ABOUT WAVE HILL

 

MEMBERSHIP

 

The Café

 

(718) 549-3200

 

information@wavehill.org

 

Independence Ave & W 249th St

Bronx, NY 10471

https://www.wavehill.org/events/