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Living with White-Tailed Deer

Explore the Greenbelt with the Urban Park Rangers as they search for deer. Learn about deer ecology and behavior as you look for clues of deer…

City of Science Series: Understanding Urban Habitats

Ecology has historically focused on natural environments, but scientists are increasingly turning their attention to understanding urban ecosystems. With 50% of the world’s population living in cities — and the heightened risks associated with climate change, green spaces, and flooding — studying urban habitats offers keys to design and planning that can help cities work better. Hear from a panel of CUNY experts in this growing field, including Charles Vörösmarty, director of the GC’s Advanced Science Research Center’s Environmental Sciences Initiative, and others.

Winter Walk at Pelham Bay Park

Join the Natural Areas Conservancy for a guided walk through the coastal and forested areas of New York City’s largest park. This diverse 2,700-acre park…

The Invasive Other

Join us for a 2-day Social Research conference series on the effects of people, technology and pathogens in our environment !

Gotham Unbound book launch and discussion on NYC’s urban ecology

The Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to a discussion with Ted Steinberg and Andrew Needham on Steinberg’s new book Gotham Unbound: The Ecological History of Greater New York. Steinberg will use the book and his historical understanding to address a question of some urgency: Can New York City survive the sea? He will look at what the city has done in the past to deal with coastal flooding, as well as current plans in the wake of Sandy.

Mariellé Anzelone

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…