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Celebrate in the Greenbelt!

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Cold Feat 5k Race Results and Photos

Thank you to everyone who participated in the event this year! 2022 Cold Feat Race Results Check out the photos from race day!

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Temporary Closure – Greenbelt Nature Center

Due to an ongoing maintenance issue, please note that the Nature Center will be closed indefinately. Visitors should plan ahead for restroom access – facilities are available at High Rock Park (200 Nevada Avenue) and Willowbrook Park (1 Eton Place) during park operating hours.    

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The Natural Areas Conservancy Presents: The Power of Access

Greenbelt Educator Angel Ehlers will be representing the Greenbelt on December 13, 2021 at noon for The Natural Areas Conservancy Presents: The Power of Access! New York City is home to more than 1,700 parks, 20,000 acres of forests, wetlands, and grasslands, and 300 miles of nature trails — and…

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Greenbelt Collaborates with Williamsburg High School for Architecture and Design

Williamsburg High School for Architecture and Design is partnering with the Greenbelt to provide their career-oriented high school students with a place based, work based and experiential education experience – right here in the Greenbelt. Through distance/virtual learning, in-person field trips, and stewardship projects, students will gain real-life job skills…

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National Trails Day All Day Celebration!

National Trails Day: Quarter Mile Kids Run Staten Island Hiking Meetup/Get Outside S.I.! Community Hike NYC Parks Stewardship Team Trail Marker Installation Project Urban Park Rangers Archery New York Public Library Nature Crafts and Storytime Freshkills Park Alliance Park Planner Workshop Greenbelt Conservation Corps Stewardship Project to Close Trail Protectors of Pine…

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The 2022 City Nature Challenge

  To join the Greenbelt for the Challenge Join HERE 2022 Greenspace Leaderboard Need a tutorial on iNaturalist? The Greenbelt Educators (Greenbelt Environmental Education) put together THIS helpful YouTube video to walk you through it.

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2022 Greenbelt Conservation Corps

Join the Greenbelt Conservation Corps and volunteer your time and skills for trail upkeep and maintenance projects. There are a variety of dates and activities to choose from Register here! February’s stewardship program is all full up, but check back frequently to the Greenbelt Conservancy’s Eventbrite page to secure your spot…

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May Events Calendar

To sign up for any of the programs below, pleach check out our events calendar for registration.    

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               Nature Notes

Seasonal Fun for Fall

Looking for ideas about how to make the most of the fall season? Click the hyperlink below to access a list of activities for individuals and families to participate in and enjoy in fall. Fall Activities for 2021  

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Birds of Prey!

Fall is a great time to see peak foliage colors, and also for birding! Check out the fascinating facts and helpful tips below to make the most of the season for observing birds-of-prey on Staten Island.  

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Invasive Species Update: Spotted Lanternfly in NYC

    Have you spotted a spotted lanternfly locally? Report it here to the NYS DEC online.

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Pollinators!

With the advent of consistently warm weather and the official start of summer, June is an ideal time to think about, observe, and explore pollinators! Use this helpful guide from the Greenbelt Education Department at home, in a park, or anywhere you can observe flowering plants.  

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