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Foraging expert Steve Brill has shared his foraging wisdom at schools, museums, parks departments, environmental organizations, and with scout troops since 1982. He’s written three books and an app, stars in a DVD and maintains a website.
His History with Foraging
As part of his exercise regime,...
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January 2, 2020 Thanks to its varied habitats and combination of native and introduced species, Central Park is a great place for edible and medicinal wild plants, even in the winter, as you'll see if you attend this special City Kids Home School Coop tour, where all adults must be accompanied with kids. Herbs, greens, fruits, and nuts will all...
Thursday Jan 2nd, 11am - 2pm
March 24, 2019 Central Park provides a great window into the world of wild foods of early spring. It's the start of the season for wild salad greens, and we'll be finding great quantities of these weedy delicacies. Pungent field garlic is everywhere. You use the leaves like scallions or chives, and the bulbs like onions. Spicy mustard greens, such...
Thursday Jan 2nd, 11am - 2pm
No school? Come join us at the zoo instead! During this program, children will explore how animals adapt, survive, and thrive in cold weather. Campers will enjoy exhibit visits, up close animal encounters, and hands-on activities. Don't forget to bring your coats, gloves, and scarves so that you can stay comfortable inside and outside!
Monday Dec 30th, 9am - 12pm
Your morning just got wild with this special before-hours program! Bring the family to learn all about the rainforest with one of our expert educators! Find out more about these unique and important ecosystems through hands-on activities and an up-close visit from a live rainforest animal. Then, visit Jungle World to see animals enjoy their...
Saturday Jan 18th, 9am - 10:30am
Trees may appear to be strong and silent, but they can "talk"—to one another, to other plants, and to animals and insects. Discover how trees communicate via chemical signals in the air (to warn each other of insect attacks), as well as through complex fungal networks underground to transfer nutrients and resources to one another (sometimes to assist...
Wednesday Jan 22nd, 10am - 1pm(2 sessions)
Discover the wonder of winter and what it awakens inside of you. Will the park be clad in snow? Will branches and twigs be wearing icy armor? We will engage in a variety of activities that will connect us with this time of year. Meeting location in Central Park TBD. Please Note: Wear comfortable, weather-appropriate clothes.
Sunday Jan 26th, 9am - 11am
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