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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Hiking and Running Trails are Open for Solitary Recreation. The Greenbelt Nature and Recreation Centers are Closed. Programs canceled through April 12.

The Greenbelt’s legendary hiking and running trails remain open as government and health continues to allow people to visit parks while practicing safe distance protocols and completely avoid clusters of people.

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Learn about the Greenbelt while you’re at home!

Virtual Visit: Audio tours narrated by WQXR’s radio host, Jeff Spurgeon, will enhance your knowledge of Greenbelt flora and fauna.

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Con Edison Family Science Night: A monthly series

This series is on hold due to the COVID 19 Pandemic. Please check back for updates.

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Frog Watch USA Monitoring

Our popular Frog Watch series is on hold due to the COVID 19 Pandemic. Please check back for rescheduling when the time is right.

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Greenbelt Conservancy Resiliency Fund: Please Support

The Greenbelt Conservancy has launched a resiliency fund to help sustain operations through the COVID-19 crisis.

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Summer Camp 2020 – Registration is now open

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

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Celebrate at the Greenbelt Nature Center

The Greenbelt Nature Center provided a bucolic backdrop for any special occasion. The facility is available to rent in every season.

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High Rock Challenge 2020 Important Update

Thank you for your continued involvement and support.

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Nature Notes

How High Rock Park was saved and the Greenbelt got its name

By BRADFORD GREENE The alarming rumor that Camp High Rock was about to be sold to a land developer by the Girl Scout Council of Greater New York began my involvement in July, 1964 with Gretta Moulton, a Scout leader and Staten Island resident. She was determined to save the…

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From passers-by to permanent residents: Birds of the Greenbelt

Each year thousands of birds travel through our Greenbelt as they make the round-trip journey from the northern woodlands of New England to all points south.

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