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Scavengers & Decomposers Weekend

Scavengers & Decomposers Weekend

October 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019

Wave Hill
West 249th Street & Independence Avenue
Bronx, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly


Hooray for decay! Get your hands dirty—literally—as you explore the process of decomposition at Wave Hill. Investigate the forest floor, handle real-life scavengers and decomposers, learn about osteology, the study of bones and skeletal elements, try to reassemble a skeleton, get composting info and make wearable art inspired by decomposers.  Join a parade of walking snags to celebrate our decomposer friends.

New York Botanical Garden

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