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Celebrate in the Greenbelt!

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2024 Blue Jean Ball – New Date!!

Due to inclement weather, we are so disappointed to share that Thursday’s Blue Jean Ball has been postponed. We look forward to welcoming you on the new date – Thursday, July 18 – for the same great fun! Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience. All purchased tickets will be…

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The 2024 TCS New York City Marathon

The Greenbelt Conservancy has been selected as an official charity partner of The 2024 TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 3, 2024! We are currently recruiting team members to raise awareness and funds for our mission in exchange for guaranteed entry. Please complete the form below and a member of our staff will…

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Annual Greenbelt Conservancy Holiday Party!

Join the GREENBELT CONSERVANCY for its Annual Holiday Party at Flagship Brewery. For just $20, you’ll enjoy delicious food, one drink on us, lots of games, and maybe even some special guest appearances. Wear your favorite holiday sweater (ugly or not!) and earn an extra free drink. It’s a great…

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Into Our Woods The Greenbelt Conservancy’s Annual Fall Benefit

The Greenbelt Conservancy hosted its Annual Fall Benefit on Thursday, October 12 welcoming more than 130 guests to the Greenbelt Nature Center. Mother Nature provided the most beautiful surrounding under the stars as guests danced, laughed, and celebrated together. Thank you to all who attended, including Councilman David Carr and…

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June Events Calendar

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

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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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2022 School Programs

 

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               Nature Notes

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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Greenbelt Natural Resources

The Greenbelt’s natural and “Forever Wild” areas support rare habitats such as wetlands, forests, woodlands, meadows, and native rare plant species that are accessible through an extensive trail system in an urban setting.

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Protect and respect: Please don’t feed the waterfowl

It would seem that providing food for ducks and geese would make them healthier. However, this is not the case.

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Birding in the Greenbelt

Staten Island’s Greenbelt provides birders with some of the finest woodland environment in the five boroughs. Photo: Nicholas Mundy – Black-crowned Night Heron in the Greenbelt, Spring, 2019.

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