2022 Greenbelt Summer Programs

Did you know? The Greenbelt Conservancy is offering several summer programs for kids ages 5 – 11 as an alternative to our traditional day camp. Kids will explore the outdoors while learning about wildlife, orienteering, and more. Click here to learn more and register!

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On the Trail of Rediscovery

The green highlands of central Staten Island were saved, in the 1960s and ‘70s, by a small but dedicated band of islanders who used one simple tool – the hike – to raise public awareness. Most of the hikes were held in winter because, as one of the original hikers noted, “It was easier to see what was in there.” Join us on along the trails for a weekly hike – all listed on our Events Calendar – to experience some of same trails the founders trod. See the wonders they saw and learn what makes the Greenbelt such a special place. – Bonnie Fritz, Greenbelt Conservancy President

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2019 is the Year of the Greenbelt!

The Greenbelt, at 2,800 acres, the largest of New York City’s many parks, turns 35 this year. The Greenbelt Conservancy which works to preserve this green treasure, will be 30 years old. It’s been 20 years since the Carousel for All Children struck up the band organ, and 15 years since the Greenbelt Nature Center…

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