University of New York has identified the need to enhance environmental
awareness among its students and faculty and provide a place-based source
of ecological literacy to the greater public of New York.
Consequently, a course about the Nature
of New York: Its Natural History and Environment has been
developed in conjunction with NNYN,
Inc. Spearheaded by the School
of Professional Studies, the course will commence
in fall 2005 and is open to CUNY students and the general public.
For enrollment information please visit the official course webpage
Additionally, a web page about Exploring the Nature of New York... seeks
to provide a new vision of the City of New York, that
of a modern day city where people and the natural world continue to interact
and relate – often unknowingly- as one, within the contexts of a
greater ecological community. Exploring the Nature of New York is the
first website to explore New York's unique natural heritage
in relation to its cultural and socio-economic realities.
Exploring the Nature of New York... was developed as a collaboration between: