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Natural Resources

The Greenbelt’s natural and “Forever Wild” areas support rare habitats such as wetlands, forests, woodlands, meadows, and native rare plant species.  They are accessible through our extensive trail system located in an urban setting. Read more about how this precious resource is managed and cared for.

 

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"High Rock and the Greenbelt: The Making of New York City's Largest Park," Go here to learn more and to purchase a copy.

Save the date – Thursday, September 18, 2014 – when we will honor outstanding Greenbelt supporters at our annual gala

Save the date – Thursday, September 18, 2014 – when we will honor outstanding Greenbelt supporters at our annual gala

Celebrate with us when we honor Kathleen Vorwick with the Greenbelt Conservancy’s “Olmsted Award” for her decades long dedication and devotion to land conservation and environmental education.  Mary Delaney will receive our “Community Award” for her exceptional volunteer and fundraising work on behalf of the Greenbelt Conservancy.   Next Level Performance Gym will receive our [more...]

New! Adopt a Bench

New! Adopt a Bench

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Visit the Nature Center

Visit the Nature Center

The centrally-located Greenbelt Nature Center is a hub for a wide range of Greenbelt activities and programs. Here you may view the Richmond County Savings Foundation exhibits to learn about Greenbelt history, geography, flora and fauna, and current happenings. “Into the Outdoors” public programs includes a range of programs including art workshops, author lectures, performances, [more...]

Watch the Channel 13 video: City Concealed: Staten Island Greenbelt

"Before we knew about the Greenbelt, we were looking for the Heyerdahl House, the ruins of an 1800s stone home in Bucks Hollow. Following directions found online, we made our way to a trailhead and proceeded to get lost in the woods. After about an hour of hiking through a forested swamp still wet in late spring, we realized that we didn’t need the house. The trails were special enough on their own...."

The White Trail between Willowbrook park (picnic grove access point) to Forest Hill Road (approximately 2.5 miles) is completely closed to all park users until further notice. Thank you for your cooperation. [more...]

New Program Offerings for Home-schooled students

New Program Offerings for Home-schooled students

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Dance Performance Coming to the Greenbelt in September

Dance Performance Coming to the Greenbelt in September

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Connecting a Million Minds to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Connecting a Million Minds to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Together, with community partners like the Greenbelt Conservancy, Time Warner Cable has connected more than a million young people to the wonders of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Visit www.connectamillionminds.com to learn more about the journey.  Go here to learn about Greenbelt environmental education programs for students of all ages. Share on Facebook [more...]

Update: Agreement Reached to Save Camp Pouch – Learn about Public Access and Hours

Update: Agreement Reached to Save Camp Pouch – Learn about Public Access and Hours

Long-awaited preservation news! [more...]

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