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Funky Nests in Funky Places 2017 Winners

Thank you, thank you, thank you! We loved seeing all the photos, reading stories and poems, and watching videos of...

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Photo © Juan Flores

A Collective eBook Comes to Light

The success of innovative and effective environmental education programs in Latino communities can be attributed to understanding the values, strengths,...

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La Casita Celebrates Crows

May 6th, 2017
La Casita Cultural Center, Syracuse, New York

Some people think of crows as a nuisance, but the children at La Casita learned that these smart, quirky birds...

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We Need Your Data! It’s Easy and Fun!

1. Learn to identify your regional birds.

2. Choose your birdwatching area.

3. Watch birds for 10 minutes a day for 3 days.

4. Report your results!

Photo © Aleksey Karpenko

Your Summer Guide to Attracting Birds

Mini-Series Entry #2

How to Attract Birds »

Photo © P.S. 228Q

P.S. 228Q Gets Creative!

Together, families created canvas paintings, decorated wooden birdhouses, and constructed their own homemade birdhouses out of popsicle sticks...

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Connect to the outdoors through art

Explore the arts as a way to connect even deeper with the outdoors, or as a doorway to the outdoors.

Unleash your creativity now! »

Mother and daughter planting garden

Discover gardening tips for urban areas

These green mini-oasis contribute to the beauty of neighborhoods, help build community spirit, and provide places for children and adults...

Get your hands dirty »