Coastal Ecology Detectives @ The Ernst Marine Conservation Center

Coastal Ecology Detectives @ The Ernst Marine Conservation Center Book Now! How do earth’s land and water interact to produce a salt marsh ecosystem?  How does energy move through the biosphere to produce the salt marsh food web? What happens if these relationships are thrown out of balance? These are the questions Coastal Ecology Detectives […]

Nuclear Physicist to Appear in WMHO September Master Class

The Ward Melville Heritage Organization continues their monthly Master Class series ‘Let’s Talk Life’ this September with “Of Mice and Men: Meet Ron Morris, President of SA Instruments”, featuring local Stony Brook Nuclear Physicist and inventor. The event will take Wednesday September 30th at 1:00 pm virtually over ZOOM. There is no cost to attend […]

Long Island Sound Connections

Long Island Sound Connections Book Now! How is the Long Island Sound important for human and animals health? In this STEM and conservation program, students explore the variety of animal and plant habitats that call Long Island Sound their home. By conducting research of their local Long Island Sound ecosystem, students compare and contrast variables […]

TFCU Enables Students To Visit Historic Properties

Laurel Park Elementary 5th graders learning how to create early American medicine using mortars and pestles at WMHO’s Thompson House.   Stony Brook, NY – Through the generosity of Teachers Federal Credit Union, hands-on field trips to WMHO’s Revolutionary War era historic sites were recently made possible for 120 students from Brentwood’s Laurel Park Elementary […]

Chinese New Year

The Ward Melville Heritage Organization’s Educational and Cultural Center rang in 2019 – the Year of the Pig with a presentation celebrating the culture of China. Performers from Authentic Shaolin Kung Fu, Long Island Chinese Dance Group and Manhattan Taiko dazzled the audience with traditional Chinese performances.