Nature Explorers 2024 (Pier 63)


Observe birds and bugs in a vital urban green space using scientific tools. This program occurs fully outdoors at Pier 63.

Program Objectives:

Students will be able to understand the importance of green spaces in urban areas
Students will be able to identify different species of birds and bugs
Students will be able to identify the parts of a plant
Students will feel empowered to support wild habitats for migrating creatures

Offered At

Hudson River Park

Hudson River Park’s River Project hosts a series of free and low-cost environmental education programs for organized groups using the Hudson River waterfront as its classroom. Our field trip programs connect students with the River and Park through fun, enriching STEM activities that inspire each student’s inner scientist. Explore unique educational spaces throughout the Park: experience interactive games at the Discovery Tank at Pier 57, meet native marine species at the Pier 40 Wetlab aquarium, discover the unique shoreline of Pier 26, explore fascinating tide pools and a lush salt marsh at Gansevoort Peninsula and more!

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Science, Biology, Animals, Adaptation, Conservation


30 students


60 min.


Field Trip


1, 2, 3, 4, 5, K

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