Art and Craft Programs

Our new art program is about the wonders of leaves, with Jenn Lucas.

Seasonal Family Festivals

Next up: our Winter Festival – Info to come

Raising Quail for Release

Raising quail in classrooms and libraries is better than raising chicks … and you can help rebuild Long Island’s quail population! Contact us about including quail in your classroom.

Wellness in Nature

When we connect to nature, we can improve our emotional and physical wellness.

School Programs

Reserve your school programs before September 30 at 2022-2023 prices.  Email for more info.

Calling All Gardeners!

CEED’s mission is to connect people to nature, and gardening is a wonderful means to that end. To put this into action, we have established a Garden Club where volunteers can help plant several garden beds that will each have a different purpose and function
Learn to Connect.
The Center for Environmental Education & Discovery, or CEED’s  mission is to connect our community to nature and science with creative use of discovery, art and education. CEED serves children, youth and adults through public nature programs and events, school and community-based environmental education, conservation projects, live animal ambassadors and more!
Experiences that connect us to the joys of nature.



Make Your Fall Leaf Portrait

Make Your Fall Leaf Portrait

Sunday, October 8 · 11am - 1pm Celebrate the glory of trees in fall with artist, Jennifer Lucas.  She'll lead you in an afternoon of examining, sketching, and painting fall leaves. Register below ...Recent postsBack to blog home >>Anyone can volunteer. Even you!

Education that connects us with the natural world.
Two weeks left to get 2022-2023 prices

Two weeks left to get 2022-2023 prices

CEED’s School programs bring nature into your classroom, and CEED’s field trips can be a highlight of the school year.  Reserve your dates before August 30, and lock in our 2022-2023 prices, before they go up for the 2023-2024 school year. Use the button below, or...

Restoring our balance for a healthy community.
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Conservation and education at our building and grounds.
USFWS Bird Migration Map

USFWS Bird Migration Map

It's migration season for birds in our area.  Check out the National Fish and Wildlife Service post below, which is based on Birdcast, a service of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, New York State's world-renowned center for the study of birds, forecasts tonight to be a...