By MICHAEL W. DOMINOWSKI The Greenbelt Conservancy As the hills and meadows and forests of Staten Island emerge from winter and dress in their finest spring green colors, it’s time for Earth Day! As part of our series of “Year of the Greenbelt” events, the Greenbelt Conservancy invites you to join with NYC Parks…Read More
The “Cold Feat” course begins on the rolling fairways and takes you off into the surrounding Greenbelt trails – rustic and hilly. Due to elevations, parts of this course are challenging, making that feeling of crossing the finish line even more rewarding. We run in all weather conditions so come on out to have 5 or 10K worth of fun with us!Read More
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 PresidentRead More
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…Read More
We have rescheduled this outdoor event for Thursday, June 7.
Don’t miss the Greenbelt Conservancy’s annual (and casual) event at the Carousel for All Children in Willowbrook park for those 21 and over. Be a kid again and enjoy live music, unlimited rides on our famed carousel, buffet menu, beer and wine, and more! We are thrilled to welcome back live entertainment by local band, “Cause and The Effects.”