Learn about NYC’s nature and our work at these upcoming events
Special screening of Saving Jamaica Bay
– MapSaving 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
Rockaway Community Park Cleanup
– MapJoin the NYC Parks Stewardship team and the Natural Areas Conservancy to clean up one of the city’s most precious resources—the salt marsh at Rockaway Community Park. This wetland is home to mussels, crabs, and birds, and protects local communities from damages caused by storms and flooding. Help us … More Info
The Explorers Club talk: Exploring and Restoring New York City Nature
– MapIn 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
Saving NYC’s Native Plants – One Seed at a Time
– MapWhat 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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