New York Biology Teachers Association
Special Information    


Saturday, September 24, 2016   
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Gateway National Recreation Area
Belt Pkwy Eastbound between Knapp St. and Flatbush Ave

NYC H2O beach cleanup.  There will be an optional ecology lesson with NYBTA member Mickey Cohen after the cleanup. Use a seinning net to catch critters that live in Jamaica Bay and put them in jars with water to study them before returning them to the water.

Gloves, garbage bags and pickers will be provided

DIRECTIONS:  Plumb Beach is located along the eastbound Belt Parkway between Knapp Street (
Exit 9) and Flatbush Avenue (Exit 11).  There is a pedestrian path from Knapp Street and Flatbush Avenue.

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2017 Teacher Fellowships
Ecology Project International (EPI), an international education &
conservation nonprofit, has just opened the application period for their
2017 Teacher Fellowships, which will take place in Costa Rica, Baja
California Sur, and (for the first time) Yellowstone National Park. These
are 8-day professional development opportunities geared toward high school
and college-level educators interested in experiential education and
conservation. All costs are covered by EPI save a $250 program fee and
the participant's airfare to the program site.

Educators can review the programs' focus areas, watch a promo video, and
submit an application via their website:

The application will close on September 1st.

For information on many more local activities for science educators,

visit NYAS Science Educators - Events Calendar

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