Author Archives: NYC Garden Network

About NYC Garden Network

Seasoned writer with education as primary area of interest. Expansive portfolio of materials, from instructional guides to articles. Active independent contractor taking on new challenging projects regularly. Committed to school gardening and related environmental issues.

Summer PD

Dear Teachers, Happy June!  Hope you’ve had a productive year.  If you still need P-credits, please consider these two courses offered by The Horticultural Society of New York in July. Here are their descriptions: Exploring Nature’s Outdoor Classrooms:  A Field … Continue reading

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Opportunities

Opportunities AHS Great American Gardeners Award Tufts Online Food and Nutrition Certificate Programs ESI Summer Institute-Creating Culturally Responsive Environments Share your environmental stories with Green Teacher CELF Summer Institute: Education for Sustainability PLAYA Residency Call for papers for science journals

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City Parks Foundation Seasonal Garden Educator

Greetings educators! As the school year wraps up and summer programming begins, City Parks Foundation is looking to hire a seasonal educator position at one of our gardens within the Learning Gardens program. Please see the job description attached. If … Continue reading

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Readings

Climate Change Meets a Stubborn Obstacles: Students

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Opportunities & Events

New Reuse in Architecture Open Call for Projects (DEADLINE: June 12) Healthy School Food Summit Zeor Waste Classroom Clean up STEM Speakers sought SOMEONE LOOKING FOR ASSISTANCE I am seeking examples of some basic “how to start a youth gardening … Continue reading

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Grants

Whole Kids Foundation: Extended Learning Garden Grant Varied water conservation grants Brooklyn Community Foundation Invest in Youth Grant Walmart Foundation National Giving Program

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AMAZING OPPORTUNITY

This request came to me today…and it’s INCREDIBLE. My name is Fred Wolf and I run an ecologically aligned planning, design, and education firm and am seeking a school to partner with. http://www.naturebasedny.com I’d like to add a request for … Continue reading

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