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Building resilient social-ecological networks by catalyzing community science research, education and greenspace initiatives that restore ecosystem services compromised by global change

Hawthorne Valley Farmscape fosters informed, active compassion for the ecological and cultural landscape of Columbia County, NY through participatory research and outreach.

Environmental Monitoring and Management Alliance (EMMA)

Centered in the Hudson Valley, EMMA brings together organizations and individuals to both protect ecological systems and develop sustainable land management and stewardship practices.

Brings together citizen scientists, government agencies, non-profit groups, educators and students of all ages to monitor the impacts of climate change on plants and animals in the United States.

Enlists the help of schoolchildren to restore pollinator habitat in New York City’s national park – Gateway – and in their schoolyards, while teaching them about their environment.


HWA Phenology Project

The HWA Phenology Project is a collaboration between NYSHI and the National Phenology Network that focuses on collecting community scientist data to improve NYSHI research efforts and plan for biocontrol releases.

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