Birding Basics For Families At Harlem Meer In Central Park

birding-families_lExperience Central Park’s Harlem Meer as a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot! Bring your family on a guided walk led by Central Park Conservancy staff and NYC Audubon Society. Continue Reading →

Celebrate Earth Day With A Trip To A National Park In Harlem

harlem meerToday is Earth Day, the United Nations signed the Paris Agreement, a pledge to protecting our planet for future generations. America has continued our commitment to preserving nature by creating the National Park Service (NPS). Continue Reading →

Landforms: A History of Central Park’s Fort Landscape Exhibit

dana-center-lCalling all history buffs! Did you know that the large rock outcrops along the shore of Central Park’s Harlem Meer at 110th Street served as military fortifications in the American Revolution and the War of 1812?
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Public Art Installation in Marcus Garvey Park In Harlem

The Marcus Garvey Park Alliance Public Art Initiative is pleased to announce the installation of DNAThe Marcus Garvey Park Alliance Public Art Initiative is pleased to announce the installation of DNA Totem: a public sculpture created by artist Suprina. Continue Reading →

Javits Playground Renovation Discussion At CB 12’s Park Committee Meeting

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NYC Parks will present their initial design approaches to the Javits Playground renovation at the Community Board Parks Committee Hearing on Tuesday, March 1st, 2016.  Continue Reading →

Join New Yorkers For The Parks Daffodil Breakfast

Partnerships Page_website imageNew Yorkers for Parks has made impact on the lives of New Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis and their most cherished parks and open spaces for 108 years.   Continue Reading →

Levine: Parks Committee Chair Mark Levine Hails New Parks Funding

mark levine 2Safety and maintenance are the foundations of a truly open and thriving parks system. It’s welcome news that the Mayor has proposed an increase in vitally needed funding for additional PEP officers in his preliminary budget proposal. Continue Reading →

Apply To The 2016 Partnerships Academy Fellowship

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 Dear Community Park Group Leaders in Harlem,

THERE’S STILL TIME to apply to the 2016 Partnerships Academy Fellowship program.  Continue Reading →

East Harlem Volunteers Awarded For Parks Service

MN Golden Trowel Winner 1On December 2, Partnerships for Parks hosted the It’s My Park Awards Reception to honor parks volunteers who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and commitment to their local parks through service, advocacy and collaboration. Continue Reading →

NYC’s Central Park Conservancy Loses Millions

central-park-conservancy-600Brandchannel reports that it cost $65 million each year to keep New York’s Central Park running—a lot of money that nonprofit Central Park Conservancy has to come up with each year. Continue Reading →