Sustaining and enhancing the Greenbelt's
open space in Staten Island, NY through education, conservation, research and prudent recreation

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Saturday, December 14: Christmas Bird Count – Calling all Citizen Scientists!

Join us and the Urban Park Rangers for the 120th annual Christmas Bird Count.

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Wednesday, December 18: Free Registration is now Open

Curious children from ages 8 – 10 are invited to join us with an adult chaperone to explore different facets of science

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Saturday, December 21: Winter Solstice Hike

Hike the winter forest (weather permitting) followed by a festive craft workshop.

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Fall Flat 5K: Race results and photos

Thank you to all of you who ran with us to support the Greenbelt Conservancy! It was a bright, sunny day, and we were happy to see both old and new friends..

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Please support the nonprofit Greenbelt Conservancy

It is our distinct pleasure to bring the residents of Staten Island a little closer to nature every day. On Tuesday, December 3, please show your support for our great outdoors!

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Greenbelt “Venture” Program supported by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation

We recently completed a new program in the Greenbelt that helped bring middle schoolers from underserved areas of the borough access, enjoy, and learn in and from nature.

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Celebrate at the Greenbelt Nature Center-Holiday gatherings, weddings and more!

The Greenbelt Nature Center provided a bucolic backdrop for any special occasion. The facility is available to rent in every season.

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Education Programs – 2019/2020

Our programs compliment learning standards; we are an official NYC Department of Education vendor.

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Nature Notes

Forest Ecology Forum – Video

If you missed this important forum, which was held on November 19 at the College of Staten Island, please tune in to Staten Island Community Television on any of the below dates/times to view a video of the evening.

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Bird sightings in the Greenbelt – an interactive feature

The Greenbelt provides habitat for myriad bird species.

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Download and/or borrow a “wand” to take along on your hike

Audio tours narrated by WQXR’s radio host, Jeff Spurgeon, will enhance your knowledge of Greenbelt flora and fauna.

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Group Hikes and Trail Map

We offer a range of hikes led by knowledgable leaders – on weekends and weekdays.

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