The Pumpkins are Coming to the Greenbelt! Save the date: Saturday, October 10, 2015

Join us for wholesome fun and games with our famous pumpkin patch and the Carousel for All Children as a magical backdrop. Activities will include face-painting, “Music with Patrick” at 12 noon, puppet shows at 1 and 3 pm, nature-inspired crafts, and lots more!

Volunteer Opportunities

We rely on volunteers to help keep the Greenbelt beautiful and forever green. Volunteering here is not only a great way to get involved in your community, it’s a great way to get to know one of New York City’s largest and most beautiful parks.   As you might expect, many of our volunteer projects take place outdoors along our trails system and in natural areas.  Volunteers are also a key component at special events such as our seasonal trail races and forest restoration clinics.

Thank you to all who supported the Greenbelt Conservancy’s September 17 Gala!

Our annual gala took place at the Richmond County Country Club. We celebrated three special individuals – Adena Long, Michael Cusick and Beth Gorrie – who, for many years, have supported the Greenbelt Conservancy’s mission. It was our privilege to recognize them and to join many other friends to reflect on all that the Greenbelt means to our community.

Visit the Nature Center & Host a Celebration Here!

The centrally-located Greenbelt Nature Center is a hub for a wide range of Greenbelt activities and programs. Here you may view the Richmond County Savings Foundation exhibits to learn about Greenbelt history, geography, flora and fauna, and current happenings.  Please enjoy our newly installed “Flexi-pave” walkways made from recycled materials, and also made possible with […]

The Carousel for All Children in Willowbrook Park: Closes for the season on Sunday, October 25, 2015

The Carousel For All Children is the splendid result of a collaboration between the Greenbelt Conservancy and NYC Parks. The office of the Staten Island Borough President provided capital funding for the carousel. The carousel was designed and built between 1997 and 1999 in Mansfield, Ohio by Carousel Works. According to the artisans, the carousel in Willowbrook Park is the largest and fanciest one they’ve created.

Fall Flat 5K Trail Race in November

Fall Flat takes place just before Thanksgiving and is the Greenbelt’s original 5K trail run. The course travels along Willowbrook’s White Trail and around the lake; it is mostly flat and well suited for novice runners and walkers as well as more competitive athletes. This race will be professionally timed culminating in an awards ceremony. Refreshments and race appropriate apparel are provided for registered runners.

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Nature’s Calendar

Here is a sampling of what takes place in the Greenbelt throughout the year. Come for a visit to be part of these wondrous activities. Each month offers distinctive and special happenings. And when the full moon hangs over the Greenbelt, all’s right with the world. East coast Native Indians gave names to each full moon, which we have listed. Learn more...

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