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This program is only available in the summer.

Come explore Hudson River Park’s Habitat Garden, a green reserve with a rich diversity of native trees and plants. In Garden Adventures, students investigate the ecosystem services that the Park’s land-based plants provide to its many inhabitants.

Program Objectives:

  • Students will define habitat
  • Students will distinguish common bird species found in the Park
  • Students will be able to correlate beak shapes to food selection
  • Students will identify how habitat is crucial for wildlife migration

Program Information:

  • Student Capacity: 30 students per program
  • Cost: $200 (waivers available upon demonstration of need)
  • Adult chaperones: one chaperone is required for every 10 students (1:10 ratio) at minimum

Program Activities:

  • Habitat Zones
  • Bird Identification
  • Tree or Monarch Butterfly Exploration

What Teachers Say About the Program:

  • “[Garden Adventures] was a great program I would highly recommendwe loved the 3D hands-on tools and bird skulls and the learning games.” 2nd Grade Teacher, Brooklyn
  • “The educators were friendly, knowledgeable and effective at providing answers to questions the children raised during the interactive activities. The program provided an age-appropriate balance of factual as well as hands-on information. The children were engaged at all times.” 4th Grade Teacher, Bronx