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Living Lab – The Environment In the Fall

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October 13, 2019


Alley Pond Environmental Center


Young elementary, Tween


Event description:


Let’s explore what happens to the earth that we see during the change in seasons. We know what is happening to the weather, but what is happening to the plants and animals? Program will include fall outdoor activities, an art project, and meeting APEC animals! Join us as we explore the question, what does it mean to be alive? Each session will include experiments with the help of live animals or plants. Students will have special access to the APEC greenhouse, live animals, and or patch of the wild. Limited to 8 participants.  Registration required. 

Address: 228-06 Northern Blvd.
Douglaston, NY 11362
Phone: 718-229-4000

About Alley Pond Environmental Center

Stroller parking: Yes
Stroller check: Yes

The Alley Pond Environmental Center (APEC), a nonprofit environmental education organization, is dedicated to educating children and adults in the New York metropolitan area, protecting and preserving Alley Pond Park, open spaces and waterbodies, and advocating for sustainable environmental policies and practices.

Alley Pond Park is the home of the Douglaston Estate Windmill, a reminder of their agricultural past. 

Play area: No
Party room: No

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