Birding in the Greenbelt by Howard Fischer

Staten Island’s Greenbelt provides birders with some of the finest woodland environment in the five boroughs. The diversity of bird species found in these second growth forests is amazing. Birding falls into seasonal categories and the open spaces and wetlands of our Greenbelt certainly reflect that fact. Each season has its highlights, expected species and resident species.


How Do I get to the Carousel for All Children? The Carousel for All Children is located in Willowbrook Park Eton Place, off Richmond Avenue Staten Island NY (map) For information, call 1-718-667-2165 By car: Take Route 278 West to the Victory Boulevard exit. Make a left turn onto Victory Boulevard. Drive to Richmond Avenue, […]

Dogs in Parks

The Greenbelt is a great place for our four-legged “best friends” to explore and exercise.  We love our canine visitors and we urge their masters to obey leash laws in order to keep animals and humans safe and comfortable in our park. Click here for a full guide on bringing your pet to the park. […]