For the Birds! Environmental Education Program 2018-12-18T10:11:56+00:00

Project Description

For the Birds! Environmental Education Program

Project Lead: Audubon New York/National Audubon Society
Project Partners: McGolrick Park Neighborhood Alliance, P.S. 110 The Monitor School, P.S. 31 Samuel F. Dupont School, P.S. 34 Oliver H. Perry School, St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy
Project Location: P.S. 110 The Monitor School, P.S. 31 Samuel F. Dupont School, P.S. 34 Oliver H. Perry School, St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy
GCEF Grant: $100,000
Matching Contribution: $35,474
Project Status: Ongoing

In 2018, through a competitive process, National Audubon Society/Audubon New York was awarded $100,000 in additional funding to deliver environmental education programs and workshops and hands-on stewardship activities for children, adults and families about local wildlife and ecosystems in Greenpoint. This project is an expansion of the previously completed grants: For the Birds! at St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy and For the Birds! at P.S. 110 The Monitor School.

PROJECT UPDATES

August 2018: 16-week residency programs have been scheduled to begin in Fall 2018 for both PS 110 and St. Stanislaus Kostka Academy. Additionally, an 8-week residency programing has been scheduled with PS 34 Oliver H. Perry School and will start in Spring 2018. Habitat projects have been tentatively scheduled for April 9 (PS 110) and April 17 (PS 34) and a family/adult community bird walk series will also launch in Fall 2018.