Caring for the Greenbelt's parks and open space
in Staten Island, NY through education,
conservation, research and prudent recreation

Celebrate in the Greenbelt!

previous arrow
next arrow
Slider

Saturday, February 29: Frog Watch USA Volunteer Training

Train with us to become a volunteer “Frog Watcher” this Spring!

Read More...

Summer Camp 2020 – Registration opens March 1

The best place for young naturalist to enjoy their summer break is the Greenbelt!

Read More...

Thursday, March 5 – New Series: Science Cafe

Jose Ramirez-Garofalo will facilitate a conversation about how climate change effects the distribution of bird species.

Read More...

Wednesday, March 18 – Con Edison Family Science Night

Science Rocks! Join us for this 6:30 pm fun and interactive program for kids ages 8 – 10 with an adult chaperone.

Read More...

The Joy of Running in the Greenbelt

By Josh Pesin When I run through the Greenbelt, my senses become heightened and my body and soul become one with nature. Any worries and anxieties that are on my mind melt away as my body glides through the woods. Immersing myself in nature is always uplifting. Running along the trails…

Read More...
image of the book High Rock and the Greenbelt: The Making of New York City's Largest Park

A wonderful read for Greenbelt fans!

The 164-page, hardcover edition with color photographs tells the story of one of the most successful open-space preservation efforts in the nation, with a not-for-profit management structure still in place today. In the 1960’s and 1970’s, local citizens took on master planner, Robert Moses and won.

Read More...

High Rock Park History

Often referred to as one of the most tranquil places in New York City, High Rock Park is noted for its quiet ponds and deep woods

Read More...

Growing Strong

There are more things to do than ever before in this Year of the Greenbelt.  The Greenbelt Conservancy was founded in 1989, which makes this our 30th anniversary year. 

Read More...

Nature Notes

Saturday, March 14: Citizen Science Raptor Nest Discovery Day

Join us to scout areas for active nests around the Greenbelt.   NYC Parks’ staff will provide basic training and binoculars to borrow

Read More...

How and Where Turtles Hibernate

Not frozen. Just cold!

Read More...

Trout Lily: A native ephemeral wild flower, harbinger of Spring

During the cold days of winter, thoughts of spring blooms bring warmth. Season’s change!

Read More...

Bird sightings in the Greenbelt – an interactive feature

The Greenbelt provides habitat for myriad bird species.

Read More...