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

Celebrate in the Greenbelt!

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Saturday, February 29: Frog Watch USA Volunteer Training

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

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Summer Camp 2020 – Registration opens March 1

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

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Thursday, March 5 – New Series: Science Cafe

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

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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.

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Gretta Mouulton Gate at High Rock Park in the Staten Island Greenbelt

Video: “Woodland Verse: A Glimpse into the Staten Island Greenbelt”

Enjoy a short video highlighting the Greenbelt’s natural resources and the people who care for them and visit.

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Have a Picnic

The Greenbelt is a wonderful place to relax with your family and friends and enjoy a picnic. High Rock has picnic benches just inside the main gate. The picnic grove behind the Carousel for All Children in Willowbrook Park offers a shaded spot for your family and friends. A playground,…

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Multi-use Perimeter Trail: Run, bike, hike or simply stroll

The multi-use trail is more of a path, much wider than the Greenbelt’s wooded trails.  The family-friendly 2.6 mile all-season trail is covered mostly with crushed gravel, gravel dust and screenings. It slopes gently downward as it extends westward from Rockland Avenue along Forest Hill Road to Richmond Avenue. Near…

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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

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How and Where Turtles Hibernate

Not frozen. Just cold!

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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!

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Bird sightings in the Greenbelt – an interactive feature

The Greenbelt provides habitat for myriad bird species.

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