Powered by students, teachers, and principals, National Wildlife Federation’s NYC Eco-Schools are advancing solutions to reduce waste, conserve energy, create green spaces, and engage students in experiential Green STEM opportunities! NYC Eco-Schools is partnering with the NYC Department of Education, the National Park Service, ioby.org and a variety of non-profit and corporate partners to give schools the support and resources they need to solve important environmental and education challenges, and to help students spend more time outdoors.
Registered NYC Eco-Schools receive invitations to free borough-wide events and workshops, including the popular Sustainability Coordinator gatherings at model green schools, a monthly e-newsletter, and opportunities to connect with other NYC Eco-Schools, as well as Eco-Schools around the nation and around the globe.
New York City K-12 public school students are working to help restore pollinator habitat in their schools and parks. Learn more about how Students Are Growing a Wild NYC to Help Pollinators.
A new report highlights how Swampbuster provisions have protected wetlands for three decades, and how Congress could make these provisions even stronger.Read More
We're engaging communities and empowering individuals to create habitat in the places where they live, work, learn, play, and worship.Read More
Read a wildlife photographer's story of the declining Hawaiian i`iwi and the lobelia flower, which depend on one another to survive.Read More
Tell your members of Congress to save America's vulnerable wildlife by supporting the Recovering America's Wildlife Act.Read More
You don't have to travel far to join us for an event. Attend an upcoming event with one of our regional centers.