Project Title & Description
Bronx River Classroom
The Bronx River Alliance will host a Bronx River Classroom Workshop for educators to provide training on river ecology and how to use the river as an educational field site. Two additional teacher workshops Project WET(Project Water Education for Teachers), and/or Project WILD( Wildlife in Learning Design) will also be held. Two Bronx River Stewards Volunteer Water Quality Training Workshops will train ten educators on monitoring equipment and protocols. The Alliance will also sponsor a pilot project on bacteria testing of river water for students from a nearby high school and community garden, host a student symposium, outfit and support efforts of water testing volunteers and host bimonthly meetings to enable participating teachers to share ideas and resources.