Natural Areas Conservancy

2 06, 2020

Managing Forests in Cities

By |2021-02-27T23:07:25-05:00June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Natural Areas in the Urban Forest, USFS, Webinars & Online Workshops|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

The past few months have highlighted the importance of parks and nature in cities. Urban natural areas are critical as refugia, protecting biodiversity and mitigating the impacts of climate change all while contributing to the health and wellbeing of nearby residents. However, natural areas are threatened by [...]

20 03, 2020

In Difficult Times, Turn to Nature: Natural Areas Conservancy Wisdom

By |2020-03-20T20:00:40-04:00March 20th, 2020|Categories: NYC|Tags: , , |0 Comments

From NYC’s Natural Areas Conservancy comes this note from Director Sarah Charlop-Powers and her team. We thought it would be of interest to all those who are looking for comfort in natural areas and parks across New York State.  “In every walk with nature, one receives far [...]

13 04, 2019

Report on Forested Natural Areas in American Cities

By |2019-04-13T13:44:36-04:00April 13th, 2019|Categories: Innovative Projects and Programs, Nonprofits, NYC|Tags: , , |0 Comments

In March 2019, the Natural Areas Conservancy, the Trust for Public Land, and Yale School for Forestry and Environmental Studies released “Untapped Common Ground: The Care of Forested Natural Areas in American Cities.” This report is based on a survey of 125 organizations in 110 cities and [...]

31 07, 2017

Meet the NYC Natural Areas Conservancy 2017 Summer Field Interns

By |2017-07-31T13:22:52-04:00July 31st, 2017|Categories: Citizen Science, Innovative Projects and Programs, Nonprofits, NYC, Research, Youth|Tags: , |0 Comments

NYC's Natural Areas Conservancy welcomed nine summer field interns from the City University of New York (CUNY). Over the course of eight weeks, the CUNY teams are studying NYC’s ecological health in 12 parks in Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens. Led by Conservancy ecologists, the students are collecting data on [...]

1 08, 2016

Bronx River Alliance & Partners to Restore Bronx River Forest

By |2016-08-01T07:55:42-04:00August 1st, 2016|Categories: Forest Restoration, Innovative Projects and Programs, Nonprofits, NYC|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The beautiful 23-mile Bronx River. Photo Courtesy Natural Areas Conservancy This story comes to us from Bronx River Alliance Deputy Director Maggie Greenfield and Natural Areas Conservancy Communications and Public Outreach Manager Nicole Brownstein.  The Bronx River has seen its fair share of history. It [...]

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