NATURE Lab Workshops

Upcoming NATURE Lab Workshops

10/23/2018 - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Intro to Entomology (bug science)
10/24/2018 - 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
We will be reading about and discussing ancient practices of fermentation, followed by the creation of edible bio-art in the kitchen that will take two weeks for microbes to cook [...]
10/28/2018 - 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  Please register for this workshop as well as any others you'd like to participate in by clicking here. $10 Suggested Donation Join us in a fall seed swap and [...]
10/30/2018 - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Spooky-yyy, artsy-yyy, Ecology-yyy!
11/06/2018 - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Ever wonder what's in the air we breathe?
11/13/2018 - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Preserving Plants Learn some basic plant ID skills and an archival method for storing dried, pressed plants to add to the NATURE Lab herbarium. Open to all ages Please register here! [...]
11/20/2018 - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fish poo, you say? Aquaponics uses fish poo to grow plants. See a small tabletop system, learn how it works, and how to build your own. Open to all ages [...]
11/27/2018 - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
A Guide to Living Green Learn why plastic is bad for the environment and our health. We will discuss and brainstorm ways to reduce plastic in our everyday lives. Includes [...]
11/28/2018 - 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Please register for this workshop as well as any others you'd like to participate in by clicking here. 3-6PM: Workshophttp://ancestry.com *Please bring a laptop or tablet to work on, and [...]
12/04/2018 - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
How To Compost In A City Life is a cycle, let's experience it by eating over decomposing food! Learn what can be composted and how to compost it. We will [...]
12/11/2018 - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lessons Learned and to Come Join us for a potluck social to reflect on our great fall and to postulate the bright future to come. We will display all we [...]
12/15/2018 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Please register for this workshop as well as any others you'd like to participate in by clicking here. $10 Suggested Donation Experience the magic of sticks to propagate fruiting shrubs: [...]

Past NATURE Lab Workshops

10/16/2018 - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Want to make some clones?
Byron Rich
10/10/2018 - 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  Please register for this workshop as well as any others you'd like to participate in by clicking here. 3-6PM Workshop 6-7PM Social time with artists $10 Suggested Donation Working [...]
10/09/2018 - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Ever wonder what tiny things might be lurking in the lake, besides the fish?
10/02/2018 - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join us, as we explore what science really is, who gets to do it, and how you can be a scientist in just 3 simple steps!
05/27/2018 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Help support our garden by growing your own! We have been maniacally planting seeds and dividing perennials in hopes to spread the bounty of Collard City Growers into your yards. [...]
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05/23/2018 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
An introduction to modern digital cartography. Map your neighborhood! Own your data, untether from Google Maps and reconnect with your block. Share your map with friends using mesh networks! Meeting [...]
04/29/2018 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Prepare and tidy garden beds that have been resting all winter, to get them ready to receive this year’s plantings. If soil permits, learn to turn one plant into many [...]
04/29/2018 - 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1-3pm — Public Presentation 4-5pm — Volunteer Recognition Fran Martino, of Rensselaer Land Trust, will present their stream sampling results! After the public presentation, a pizza party will be held [...]
04/22/2018 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Prepare test patches for a new generation of wild plants whose seeds are dormant beneath lawns and sidewalks, in artist Ellie Irons’ art-science project “(Re)disturbance Laboratory: Unearthing to Rewild, Remember, [...]
04/13/2018 - 04/15/2018 - 7:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Register here. This event is free and open to the public, with donations encouraged  to build the NATURE Lab Environmental Education Center.   This symposium marks the last weekend for our NATURE [...]
02/18/2018 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join the NATURE Lab and Collard City Growers at The Sanctuary for Independent Media for an early spring seed swap and social to get you ready for the growing season. [...]
12/03/2017 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Learn to propagate fruiting shrubs from cuttings as we plant an edible property line of currants for community consumption at Collard City Growers. Register at: http://www.mediasanctuary.org/workshopregistration/ Sliding scale, depending on what [...]
10/29/2017 - 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join Ellie Irons of the Next Epoch Seed Library and Azuré Keahi of Collard City Growers for an urban seed gathering hike in North Troy, followed by an afternoon of [...]
Botanical pigments process
10/24/2017 - 06/05/2018 - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
4-6 pm every Tuesday, October 24 - June 5 NATURE Lab Gallery, 3334 6th Ave. This fall, stop by the NATURE (North Troy Art, Technology and Urban Research in Ecology) [...]