3rd Mar 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Alley Pond Park Forest Restoration
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to protect forested areas in Alley Pond Park! Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in order to help restore the forest and create a healthier ecosystem. Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty. Please bring your own […]
3rd Aug 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
The North Woods Tour
The North Woods is the largest of the Park’s three woodlands, offering people and wildlife a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City. Join us for this tour around tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights include Harlem Meer, Huddlestone Arch, the Loch, Glenspan Arch, […]
21st May 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
Prospect Park: Natural Areas Conservancy Lecture
Learn about native plants and ecological features in Prospect Park, one of Brooklyn’s last remaining native forests.
25th Feb 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
Inwood's Changing Forest: Tree Inventory, Social and Ecological Assessment
Speakers from the NAC, DPR and FS will present preliminary results from the Inwood Hill Park project at the Payson Center. The presentation will include maps and measurements on the trees that have been surveyed for the project thus far, as well as an overview of social and ecological data collection citywide, with an emphasis on Inwood Hill Park’s unique natural areas. In addition, preliminary data from the ongoing four-season survey of park users will be presented.
3rd Jun 2013, 12:00am-12:00am
Greenbelt Peepers (2 year-olds)
Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest.
Apr 17, 2013
There are few places in America where you can you lose yourself in a shaded forest, take a twenty-minute break to enjoy empanadas at a Mexican bodega, and then return to the wilderness to finish your hike. That's what we did with ecologist Mariellé Anzelone...
Feb 20, 2013
Emerald ash borer comes to New York State
An insect that is suspected of arriving in the United States on a shipment of East Asian lumber in 2002, the emerald ash borer has now made its home across the American Rust Belt, and has expanded to New York State. These glassy-eyed invaders have already forced a federal quarantine from Iowa to western New […]