"Meeting the challenge will complete our capital campaign by the end of the year," says executive director Allan Berkowitz. "The EV can be in the building in the first half of 2012."
The boat-shaped building was designed by renowned architect Birge Clark in 1941. The building will be renamed "The EcoCenter" and become the EV's new headquarters.
Founded in 1972, Environmental Volunteers is dedicated to promoting understanding of the environment through hands-on science education.