Learn about ecology, sustainability, and history at Freshkills Park, the world’s largest landfill-to-park transformation. We provide field trips and resources to bring Freshkills Park to your school, university, or community group.
The Freshkills Park Education team is pleased to offer virtual field trips and presentations for classes and groups who are not able to visit the landfill-to-park transformation in person. Our virtual education programming focuses on sustainability, waste management, grassland and wetland ecology, park development, and environmental restoration....MORE
Ecosystems and habitats, including grasslands, are a standard part of science curricula. However, most curricula teach about grasslands in the Great Plains or the African Savannah. Many of us don’t realize that there are grasslands right here in New York City....MORE