Project Title & Description
Seeds to Trees
City Parks Foundation works to improve New York City's neighborhood parks by providing free, high quality parks programs, particularly in underserved areas, that appeal to the diverse interests of New York City residents. This funded project, "Seeds to Trees", includes classroom lessons and parkland field experiences for students and workshops and ongoing assistance throughout the school year for teachers at participating schools. Program units include: forest ecology, urban wildlife and human impact, geology, decomposition and waste reduction and water conservation. Students and educators develop the awareness, knowledge, skills and understandings to become stewards of their local environments and urban parks.