Initiative: NATURE Lab

North Troy Environmental Justice Film Festival


Just in time to honor the true spirit of Earth Day, the North Troy Environmental Justice Film Festival presents a slate of grassroots media projects with the lofty goal of changing the world. From April 21 through May 5, a series of online screenings, presentations and workshops will highlight the struggles of “ordinary” people from …

Arica: a Toxic Waste Scandal with “Our Soil” panel


Apr. 25
Arica: a Toxic Waste Scandal with “Our Soil” panel

Scientific Knowledge is Power: Nature Lab Podcast Episode 7


The creation of effective community science centers with positive impacts can be complicated, and …

Picture of Mia Nilo a Sanctuary neighbor who volunteers weekly bringing food to the free food box that is part of our Emerging from Darkness participatory altar

Freedom Square Installation Bringing Community Together


By Erika Leigh Troy

The Emerging From Darkness Art Installation has been in Freedom Square in Troy since Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend, but many members of the community are just starting to learn about it. …

Black History: Capital Region Youth Rise Up!


Feb. 27
Black History: Capital Region Youth Rise Up!

Scientific Knowledge is Power: Nature Lab Podcast Episode 4


Advocating for one’s health and making decisions regarding one’s wellness are essential to living …

a digital illustration of a glass flask, cone shaped, with nature --a tree and bush-- inside

Scientific Knowledge is Power: Nature Lab Podcast Episode 2


Community science centers have the potential to be great educational resources and help improve …

Vigils mark grim Covid milestone


 

Dan Levy
Updated: January 19, 2021 11:39 PM
Created: January 19, 2021 11:34 PM

TROY – At Freedom Circle in North Central Troy, there was an alter built by youth in the community to shine a light, not just on the loss of 400,000 lives from Covid-19, but also for …

a digital illustration of a glass flask, cone shaped, with nature --a tree and bush-- inside

Scientific Knowledge is Power: Nature Lab Podcast Episode 1


Science is inextricably tied to our lives, from the food we eat to the …

People’s Health Sanctuary presents: Dying with Dignity in New York


Mar. 19
People’s Health Sanctuary presents: Dying with Dignity in New York

Water Justice Lab


The Water Justice Lab (WJL) is a three-year collaboration between Riverkeeper and Media Sanctuary that will establish a water quality sampling lab in the NATURE Lab Environmental Education Center and educate diverse communities about water justice focused on water issues in the Hudson River Watershed.

People’s Health Sanctuary presents: End-of-Life in the Age of Covid


Dec. 04
People’s Health Sanctuary presents: End-of-Life in the Age of Covid
Altar_Heal_Our_Wounded_by Nancy Weber

Memorial Altar: “Emerging from Darkness”


01/17/2021 – 05/01/2021
Memorial Altar: “Emerging from Darkness”

Gardening at CCG 2020


Collard City Growers welcomed visitors during the 2020 season, even though the main building …

The Critters of Collard City Growers


Small livestock provide many benefits for the garden. They’re calming to watch and care …