A TEACHER’S GUIDE TO POPUP FOREST & NYC NATURE
New York City has more than 53,000 acres of open space and 778 native plant species to discover. So why don't New Yorkers know about their nearby nature? Wild plants are especially under-appreciated. Native plants help define our city and create a unique sense of place. They are also critical to urban biodiversity and habitat for wildlife. And being in nature is good for you. Let's teach kids about the nature right in their own backyard. Click here for link to resources for grades 1st through 12th: dropbox folder with documents and slides.