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.
List of Programs
View a list of our programs and projects.
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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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Rochester Ecology Partners is hiring a full-time Nature Based-learning Educator. The educator will support our nature-based learning with schools and neighborhood nature programs. Posted 9/19/2023 Position Summary The Nature-based Learning Educator is...
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.
“Nature is unpredictable and interesting, and being immersed in nature often allows us space to be unpredictable and interesting ourselves.” This quote exemplifies Timmy Okung’s approach to her work with Rochester Ecology Partners. Timmy aims to provide nature based...
This spring Rochester Ecology Partners was nominated for an Environmental Innovation Award through the Seneca Park Zoo Society’s efforts to honor local and regional innovators working to create solutions to current environmental issues.
Introduction Today we will be exploring places in Rochester that contribute to our community's sustainability. Some of the ways they contribute to flourishing future are obvious and some take a bit of analysis to understand. Once we have explored these places we will...
Rochester Ecology Partners is seeking Program Assistants 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.
NextGen Rochester recently awarded Rochester Ecology Partners a $3000 grant to launch our Neighborhood Nature: Wild Winter Adventure program with youth from Agape Haven of Abundance. Rochester Ecology Partners will take 20-30 youth from Agape Haven of Abundance on 3 adventures around Rochester, exploring an urban, suburban, and rural wild place for Neighborhood Nature: Wild Winter Adventures.