Enjoy hands-on STEAM-powered explorations throughout the gardens and greenhouse at the Urban Environmental Center. Children and caregivers experiment, discover, create and play with nature as inspiration.
Greater Newark Conservancy offers hands-on, inquiry based environmentally themed programs. The Conservancy’s professional staff is a partner in educating your students.
Volunteer with us
Get outside and enjoy some nature at our Outdoor Learning Center or Urban Farm! Volunteers are a vital part of Greater Newark Conservancy’s mission and operations. You can volunteer as an individual or as a group.
Visit Our Center.
We’re very proud that the opening of our Judith L. Shipley Urban Environmental Center in 2004 marked the very first appearance of an urban environmental center in New Jersey.