Expedition

Petro Coke Mountain Range Expedition

This expedition takes explorers to Detroit on The Natural History Museum’s bus. From there, we will travel by boat up the Calumet River to the Petro Coke mountain range. The visit will examine the mountain area as a habitat by speaking to locals about their experience of living in the region. Additionally, we will engage local scientists about the area as a natural environment.

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Rockaway Pipeline Expedition

In mid-August, The Natural History hosted an expedition to the Rockaway Pipeline. The Rockaway Pipeline will run through Gateway National Recreation Area, the oldest urban national park in the United States, and continue to Jamaica Bay, Jacob Riis Park, and Floyd Bennett Field. Fracking specialists led this expedition and outlined the potential impacts the pipeline has on New York’s communities.

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