CUNY’s Institute to Nurture New York’s Nature at Queens College

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Nature and New York: A Conference on Why Nature Matters to New Yorkers

CIRCE: fostering an appreciation of the importance of the diverse ecosystems in and around New York City to the quality of life of New Yorkers.


• Facilitates interdisciplinary studies among CUNY campuses

• Assists with proposal development for research on the urban environment

• Stimulates educational programs about our local ecosystems, habitats and wildlife.

• Supports studies of New York’s biodiversity and natural history

• Organizes symposia and seminars both for specialists and for the public

• Assists environmental advocacy groups.

• Fosters and advances a sense of stewardship of environmental resources


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Thomas Strekas, Acting Director,
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