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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Cold Feat 5/10K Trail Race: Registration here for Saturday, February 22

There will also be a free running clinic on Saturday, February 15 at 9 am to prepare you for race day

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Wednesday, February 19

Join us for a free monthly series featuring science topics and experiments

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Saturday, February 29: Frog Watch USA Volunteer Training

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

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Wednesday Night & Afternoon Hikes

Join us any Wednesday evening for a hike along the rustic trails. A headlamp/flashlight is required.

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Hiking and Running Trails

Each trail crosses different terrain and offers a unique experience. In drier zones, red and black oaks, tulip, beech and hickory trees are common. Moister soils support red maples, white swamp oak and willow trees.

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High Rock Challenge 2020 Update

Thank you for your continued involvement and support.

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Greenbelt “Venture” Program: Apply here to explore with us in 2020

We are currently accepting applications for middle school students for the Spring sessions, March 21 – May 23.

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2019 Greenbelt Conservancy Annual Report

We invite you to read our Annual Report highlighting 2019 accomplishments.

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Nature Notes

Group Hikes and Trail Map

We offer a range of hikes led by knowledgable leaders – on weekends and weekdays.

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Forest Fungi

While colorful changing leaves and cooler temperatures are the most noticeable characteristics of the Fall season, the forest floor also showcases a more subtle sign of transition. 

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What is a Bio Blitz?

This year marked the third annual Staten Island Bio Blitz at Blue Heron Park, which is located on the south shore of Staten Island. The Greenbelt environmental educators were pleased to be involved. 

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The Ring Neck Snake Is An Attractive Greenbelt Inhabitant

One of the more diminutive snakes found on Staten Island is the northern ring neck snake (Diadophis punctatus edwardsi)). While they are harmless to human, the ring neck snake is a terror to the salamanders, earthworms and insects that comprise the major part of their diet.

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