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

APRIL

Free Energy for AllWednesday, April 8, 2015
7PM Refreshments/7:30PM Program
FREE ENERGY FOR ALL: A LOCAL FAMILY SAVES BY GOING SOLAR — Most months, GNC Naturalist John Mancuso and his family of five pay nothing for electricity, since they installed solar panels on their roof three years ago. Come hear the Mancuso family's story and learn how you can generate energy on your own property, free from the sun! Lee Streisfeld-Leitner of Sunrise Solar gives a basic primer on the requirements and financing of residential solar installations. Presentation followed by Q & A. Program presented in partnership with the Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group; designed for adults and high school students. FREE and handicapped accessible.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
(Also on Sunday, November 1, 2015)
7PM Refreshments/7:30PM Program
BATS AMAZING — Learn about the importance of bats in our ecosystem, the dangers bats are currently facing, what you can do to help save the bat population, and how to build your own bat house. This program is a Girl Scout Gold Award project by Lilah Cooperman. Lilah is a sophomore at Scarsdale High School. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, photography, and being creative. She developed an interest in bat conservation after studying ecology during her freshman year of high school. Program presented in partnership with the Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group; designed for adults and high school students. FREE and handicapped accessible.

MAY

Local BirdsWednesday, May 13, 2015
7PM Refreshments/7:30PM Program
LOCAL BIRDS: WHAT THEY ARE, THE PROBLEMS THEY FACE, AND WHAT YOU CAN DO — Meet the common and not-so-common birds in our area, along with the best places in Westchester County to see these birds. The program includes a presentation and discussion about problems these birds face and actions we can do to help these birds. Program presented in partnership with the Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group; designed for adults and high school students. FREE and handicapped accessible.

JUNE

Wildflower MeadowWednesday, June 10, 2015
7PM Refreshments/7:30PM Program
AN EVENING STROLL IN OUR NEW NATIVE WILDFLOWER MEADOW — Come on a tour of our Native Wildflower Meadow and learn about the native grasses and flowering plants that attract songbirds and butterflies to this amazing new space at the GNC. Hear how the meadow was restored and gather ideas for bringing birds and butterflies to your own yard. Cathy Ludden, President of the GNC Board of Directors, Co-Chair of the Steering Committee of The Native Plant Center at Westchester Community College, and an expert in native plants of the Northeastern United States, leads a discussion and Q&A. Program presented in partnership with the Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group; designed for adults and high school students. FREE.

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, April 8, 2015
FREE ENERGY FOR ALL: A LOCAL FAMILY SAVES BY GOING SOLAR

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
BATS AMAZING

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
LOCAL BIRDS: WHAT THEY ARE, THE PROBLEMS THEY FACE, AND WHAT YOU CAN DO

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
AN EVENING STROLL IN OUR NEW NATIVE WILDFLOWER MEADOW

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