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World's first barge-based wetlands classroom launches in September

Article: World's first barge-based wetlands classroom launches in September

Apparently, “floating environmentalism” isn’t limited to Huck Finn wannabees: on September 14, the Learning Barge, a joint project of the University of Virginia School of Architecture and the Elizabeth River Project, will be christened and opened to the public. Designed as an environmental education center for teaching elementary and middle school students about water and…

Science Barge at the New York City Piers

Article: Science Barge at the New York City Piers

On May 4th, a Science Barge docked at one of the New York City piers to demonstrate hydroponic gardening techniques. In a wonderful display of ingenuity and scientific prowess, New York Sun Works, a non-profit environmental organization, created “the Science Barge, a combination of an environmental education center and potential model for sustainable urban agriculture….”…