Bronx River Forest, Bronx

Learn about NYC’s nature and our work at these upcoming events

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    The Explorers Club talk: Exploring and Restoring New York City Nature

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    In the midst of towering skyscrapers, it is easy to forget that New York City is a cluster of islands at the mouth of one of the world’s great estuaries. Although we live in a city defined by commerce and culture, we are increasing aware of the benefits that humans derive from nature and biological d… More Info
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    Special screening of Saving Jamaica Bay

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    Saving Jamaica Bay tells the story of how one community fought the government and overcame Hurricane Sandy to clean up and restore the largest open space in New York City. Narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Susan Sarandon, Saving Jamaica Bay also symbolizes the efforts to preserve urban… More Info
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    Haunted Halloween Headlamp Hike

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    Grab your headlamp and join us for a spooky tour of Inwood Hill Park co-led by Natural Areas Conservancy ecologist Justin Bowers and Municipal Art Society docent Zack Rhodes. Please bring your own headlamp and/or flashlight, and any extras to share with those who might not have! Inwood Hill Park… More Info
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    Saving NYC’s Native Plants – One Seed at a Time

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    What does the landscape look like from the eyes of seed collector? Join Clara Holmes, our partner at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Seed Bank, to find out! While walking around Mt. Loretto, Clara will share tips and tricks for identifying native plants, discuss what seed collecting actually entails,… More Info
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    New York City’s Coastal Future: What Can Jamaica Bay Be? - Part 1

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    Marking five years since Superstorm Sandy, Science of the Living City is hosting a three-part event on the changing coastal areas in Jamaica Bay. This event will bring together voices from over 25 local organizations to discuss the current life in the watershed and its climate change threats, and… More Info
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    New York City’s Coastal Future: What Can Jamaica Bay Be? - Part 2

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    Marking five years since Superstorm Sandy, Science of the Living City is hosting a three-part event on the changing coastal areas in Jamaica Bay. This event will bring together voices from over 25 local organizations to discuss the current life in the watershed and its climate change threats, and… More Info
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    New York City’s Coastal Future: What Can Jamaica Bay Be? - Part 3

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    Marking five years since Superstorm Sandy, Science of the Living City is hosting a three-part event on the changing coastal areas in Jamaica Bay. This event will bring together voices from over 25 local organizations to discuss the current life in the watershed and its climate change threats, and… More Info

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Send us an email at nicole.brownstein@parks.nyc.gov to learn more.

Natural Areas Conservancy's Sellout Fifth Anniversary Celebration

Our June 21, 2017 fundraiser