Nature Based Learning
We partner with schools and community organizations to develop and deliver nature education programming for young people, and families.
We organize activities that build the connection community members have with the environment and each other.
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Our programs are in their early stages of development. Pilot programs and introductory experiences are growing into sustainable initiatives with the help of donors and supporters. Please consider making a donation or getting involved.
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REP works with a first-grade class at Children’s School of Rochester No. 15 through nature-based learning.
Rochester Ecology Partners is pleased to introduce Loretta Hauslauer as our newest Nature-based Learning Educator.“Nature allows me to see myself as a part of something much bigger than me; something that is complex and interconnected with the community that I live...
The families that gather around the campfire for s’mores and hot cocoa with us are forming relationships that lead to stronger neighborhoods.
The children who find joy in spending a day outside with us are making connections that will serve us all well.
The neighbors and friends who contribute their time, talents, and treasure to facilitate the growth of Rochester Ecology Partners’ nature-based learning and community-building efforts are fostering the growth of the idea that we can accomplish more as partners.
As we enter this season of abundant appreciation and generosity Giving Tuesday creates an opportunity to share our gratitude and ask for your help.
You can vote for this photo and help us win a contest that will make it possible for us to offer a young person (or more!) the opportunity to sled, build snowmen or just smile with some snow on their face this winter. Thanks to Evan Lowenstein for catching this...
As soon as I turned into the camp’s driveway on Tuesday a news story about the school we are working with this week came on the radio. The excitement of being outside with the students this week mixed with the sadness of hearing a student that I had recently gotten to...
We are non longer accepting applications for this position. If you would like to send us a resume to be considered for future opportunities we welcome you to do so. (10/6/2023)Rochester Ecology Partners is hiring a full-time Nature Based-learning Educator. The...
Rochester Ecology Partners is seeking Assistant Educators for our Neighborhood Nature Enrichment program on Fridays from 12:15 to 3:15 at Genesee Community Charter School’s Flour City Campus. We are looking to hire 2 individuals that are enthusiastic about engaging young children in nature based learning.
Rochester Ecology Partners is collaborating with the Rochester City School District to provide one thousand students with nature-based learning experiences this summer. This innovative partnership will provide students an opportunity to engage with the world around...
Hello, Our recent Friendraiser picnic was a reminder of why we do what we do. Our community is fortunate to have extraordinary natural gifts and Lake Ontario Beach Park is one of them. It is the perfect place to find nature together. From making kites out of recycled...
Rochester Ecology Partners is happy to announce the launch of the Greater Rochester Environmental Community Directory. Over 100 groups dedicated to improving community well-being and the environment for all have agreed to be listed and more are expected to join as they learn about the directory. The directory can be found at rochesterenvironment.com.