22 09, 2021

The Storied English Elm of Washington Square Park, with Georgia Silvera Seamans

By |2021-09-22T11:01:13-04:00September 22nd, 2021|Categories: Essays and Reflections, History, Nonprofits, NYC, Recommended Urban Trees, Trees for Parks|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The beloved shade-giving Washington Square Park English elm tree (Ulmus procera), which provides cavities and foraging for birds, squirrels, and raccoons, among other wildlife. All photos by Georgia Silvera Seamans This is the first in a series by Washington Square Park Eco Projects Director Georgia [...]

21 11, 2020

Urban Forest Researcher Georgia Silvera Seamans on The Risks and Rewards of Being Black in Nature

By |2021-02-27T23:05:58-05:00November 21st, 2020|Categories: Essays and Reflections|Tags: , , , |3 Comments

Georgia Silvera Seamans birding in her favorite local patch, Washington Square Park. Photo Courtesy of the Author Recommended Reading Georgia Silvera Seamans Essay on Medium: "The Risks and Rewards of Being Black in Nature" Georgia Silvera Seamans is the co-founding director of Washington Square Park Eco [...]

31 08, 2020

Washington Square Park Eco Projects & Co-founder Georgia Silvera Seamans

By |2021-02-27T23:06:32-05:00August 31st, 2020|Categories: Arboriculture, Citizen Science, Grants, Innovative Projects and Programs, Nonprofits, NYC, Urban Forest Ecology, Youth|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Georgia Silvera Seamans (center) with the interactive Washington Square Park Eco Projects Mobile Exhibit. Photo Courtesy Street Lab Georgia Silvera Seamans is the co-founding director of Washington Square Park Eco Projects in New York City. She is an urban forester, independent researcher, and writer. Georgia has [...]

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