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

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Living with deer in Staten Island and how to avoid tick bites

Deer populations are increasing across the United States. In fact, there are more deer in North America today than any time in history. Within New York City, populations of white-tailed deer are growing and expanding in the north Bronx and Staten Island. Deer benefit from abundant food and shelter available in those boroughs’ parks and green spaces.

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Fall Flat 5K Trail Race – 2018 Results and Photos

Join us along Greenbelt trails to enjoy the last of the Fall foliage along a fast and flat course. The course takes runners along Willowbrook’s White Trail and around the lake; it is flat and well suited for novice runners and walkers as well as more competitive athletes. The course is clearly marked with overhead ribbons. Race shirts, chip timing, refreshments and are group awards round out this yearly event.

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Monthly Homeschool Programs 2017/2018

Our homeschool programs take place on one Tuesday each month for two different age groups.  We meet in two different Greenbelt locations – the Greenbelt Nature Center and High Rock Park.   Please contact the Greenbelt environmental educators at 718-351-3450 or by email at naturecenter@sigreenbelt.org for further information. Click on the image below to increase…

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Visit the Nature Center and host a celebration here!

The centrally-located Greenbelt Nature Center – 700 Rockland Avenue near Brielle Avenue – 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…

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Greenbelt Conservancy Annual Report

This report highlights some of our accomplishments in 2016. The Greenbelt’s 35-mile trail system, parks, open spaces and learning centers are precious gifts. They are Staten Island’s greatest natural resources. We are grateful to all those individuals, businesses, corporations, foundations and community groups that give to the Greenbelt Conservancy. We thrive and grow because of you.

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