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Volunteer Tree Planting with MillionTreesNYC!

With over 900,000 trees planted to date, MillionTreesNYC is well on our way to meeting the PlaNYC goal of planting one million trees almost two years ahead of schedule.   40 more words


Playgrounds with the Most Natural Habitats Around NYC

My article about the soon-to-open Elements Preschool touches upon the benefits of natural habitats for reducing stress, improving relationships, and reducing inattention among children.  An interesting… 512 more words

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Brooklyn Dog Park Crawl: NYC Dog Friendly Areas #4 & 5

We finally made it back to Zeke’s NY roots- Brooklyn! And I gotta say I don’t think he missed it. HAHA. It really was a crawl- traffic was TERRIBLE. 731 more words


"Why Do Severed Goat Heads Keep Turning Up in Brooklyn?" - Adrian Chen - New York Magazine

One journalists adventure through religion, butcher shops, the internet, and the parks of New York City. 10 more words

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34th Annual Making Brooklyn Broom - Sunday March 14, 2015

We highly recommend taking a short trip to the Brooklyn Botanical Garden, it’s an amazing garden indeed. For the 34th annual Brooklyn Broom; in keeping with the notion of sankofa—remembering the past in order to move forward—this year’s theme, “Roots of Resilience,” will examine the ways in which sustainability is tradition, not trend. 45 more words


Parks Advocates: Not Enough Officers To Patrol 30K Acres Of Parks

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – For it’s beautiful parks, it’s no surprise 14 percent of New York City’s landmass is devoted to city parks.

But parks advocate Geoffrey Croft tells 1010 WINS’ Gary Baumgarten there are only a little more than 200 parks enforcement officers to patrol 30,000 acres. 120 more words


Designing Change at the Urban Ecology Lecture Series

Steven Handel, Ph.D. and Director of the Center for Urban Restoration Ecology at Rutgers University gave a dynamic presentation on urban landscape restoration to a packed house at Threes Brewing. 308 more words

Gowanus Canal Conservancy