Education

ADULT PROGRAMS (NON-SERIES)

The following programs are hosted by the Greenburgh Nature Center in partnership with either the Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group or the Town of Greenburgh’s Conservation Advisory Council (CAC).

These programs are designed for adults and High School students. FREE

 

DECEMBER

Ten Ways to Make Your Holidays Gorgeous, 'GREEN', and Gracious
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
7PM REFRESHMENTS/7:30PM PROGRAM — TEN WAYS TO MAKE YOUR HOLIDAYS GORGEOUS, 'GREEN', AND GRACIOUS - GNC staff and Sierra Club members present their favorite traditions for celebrating the holidays, minus the fuss and waste -- not to mention saving money and reducing stress! Bring your own green holiday ideas to share! Program presented in partnership with the Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group; designed for adults and high school students. FREE and handicapped accessible

JANUARY

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
7PM REFRESHMENTS/7:3OPM PROGRAM - MOVING BEYOND THE AUTOMOBILE — How much time do you spend each day, in your car, caught in traffic? What would our cities and neighborhoods look like if driving cars was not our primary mode of transportation? How might air quality, noise levels, social interactions, and our health be affected if we did more walking, biking, and shared transit? This set of short films shows how cities all over the world are re-thinking transportation and re-structuring roads and transit systems to reduce how much time we spend in cars. Discussion to follow films. Program presented in partnership with the Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group; designed for adults and high school students. FREE and handicapped accessible.

FEBRUARY

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
WED 7PM REFRESHMENTS/7:3OPM PROGRAM THE GREAT ATLANTIC GARBAGE PATCH: WHAT IS IT? HOW DID IT GET THERE? WHAT CAN WE DO ABOUT IT? — A plastic bag blows into the Bronx River, and washes into the Long Island Sound—so the story begins. But where does it end, and what’s the impact? Follow the story of the plastic bag as it moves through our neighborhoods and into our oceans. Learn how our garbage is collecting in our oceans, and why a “plastic gyre is dire” not just for fish and sea birds, but for humans as well. Short informational video followed by presentation about the great ocean garbage patches. Program presented in partnership with the Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group; designed for adults and high school students. FREE and handicapped accessible.

MARCH

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
7PM REFRESHMENTS/7:3OPM PROGRAM LOCAL BIRDS: WHAT THEY ARE, THE PROBLEMS THEY FACE AND WHAT YOU CAN DO — The common, and not so common birds in our area are introduced, along with the best places to see these birds in Westchester County. The program includes a presentation and discussion about the kinds of problems these birds face. Actions that we can do to help these birds are discussed. Program presented in partnership with the Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group; designed for adults and high school students. FREE and handicapped accessible.

The Greenburgh Nature Center's community weekend events, environmental forums,
public programs and nature education programs are supported,
in part, by Westchester County Parks and the Town of Greenburgh.

Westchester County Parks Town of Greenburgh Greenburgh Parks and Recreation

For more info contact:

Anne Jaffe Holmes, 914.813.1251 or by email

ADULT PROGRAMS

AT A GLANCE

ADULT PROGRAMS
NON-SERIES
7PM REFRESHMENTS / 7:30PM PROGRAM

Wednesday, December 10
TEN WAYS TO MAKE YOUR HOLIDAYS GORGEOUS, 'GREEN', AND GRACIOUS

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
MOVING BEYOND THE AUTOMOBILE

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
THE GREAT ATLANTIC GARBAGE PATCH: WHAT IS IT? HOW DID IT GET THERE? WHAT CAN WE DO ABOUT IT?

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
LOCAL BIRDS: WHAT THEY ARE, THE PROBLEMS THEY FACE AND WHAT YOU CAN DO

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