Our Work

Rochester Ecology Partners improve community connectedness through the power of nature. Our organization works to improve individual, community, and environmental well-being and contributes to an educational system that connects people in our city to nature, the places they live, and each other. 
Neighborhood Nature Progam

Nature Based Learning

We partner with schools and community organizations to develop and deliver nature education programming for young people, and families.

 

Community Building

We organize activities that build the connection community members have with the environment and each other.

 

EVENTS

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Your Donation Will Help Us Grow

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.

Read Our Blog To Learn More

From a Seed to A Sapling – August 2022 Newsletter

From a seed to a sapling. That is what it feels like right now as Rochester Ecology Partners enters a new stage of growth. In the last two months we had our first big event, added a board member, brought new people onto our team, moved into an office for the summer, and have worked with our partners to launch the Neighborhood Nature Summer Program.

Find A Way

Find a way. When I have something I’m trying to sort out I’ll often head into the woods. This time I was camping along the Finger Lakes Trail trying to figure out if I should leave classroom teaching to pursue building something, I wasn’t quite sure what yet, that...

Community-Engaged Learning Award

The St. John Fisher College Community-Engaged Learning Program recently awarded Rochester Ecology Partners a Reciprocity Award for our work with students in Dr. Jim Bowman’s community writing course. Channing Harell, Brooklyn Kicherer, Hailey Rice, and Chloe Wu piloted survey questions and analysis for our newly launched Environmental Organization Landscape Analysis project. Their work informs how we go about building a better understanding and stronger network of the organizations creating a more just and sustainable Rochester.