Come and get your hands dirty! Children can play plant ID games, collect acorns, learn about insects and wildflowers, and tour our native flora garden.
Learn about gardening with natives from guest lecturer Mark Brownlee, naturalist and head of Archewild Nursery. He'll talk about how plants interact with insects and other animals to create the extensive food chain that we rely on everyday. Learn tips on how to successfully garden with natives at home or at school to create real learning opportunities for students of all ages.
Stuyvesant Cove Park is a 1.9 acre, organically maintained, public park. Using only native plants promotes awareness of and pride in our unique local flora. Native flora also provides habitat for wildlife, including many birds and insects as well as a place for migrating birds to recharge. Presented by Solar One.