Greenbelt Nature Center’s Trail of the Month

Greenbelt Nature Center’s Trail of the Month

Start 2017 with a hike.  Offered by the Staten Island Greenbelt Conservancy, the first trail of the month for the new year will be a light, introductory one mile walk around Blood Root Valley.   Starting at 11 a.m. this Sunday, the family-friendly is

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Modern glass addition brings light and nature into a Fort Greene row home

Modern glass addition brings light and nature into a Fort Greene row home

Framed with wood and steel, the glass box sits against the original backyard wall. The framing forms a lattice-like structure with angled transparent and translucent glass arranged. Large, angled transparent glass planes pivot open. These window allow a

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Nature lover makes incredibly detailed map of park’s individual trees

Nature lover makes incredibly detailed map of park’s individual trees

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Funny by Nature! An All-Star Comedy Benefit for Smiling Hogshead Ranch

Funny by Nature! An All-Star Comedy Benefit for Smiling Hogshead Ranch

Sunnyside Comedy presents: FUNNY BY NATURE- a one-time comedy event and fundraiser! Listen to great comics on Friday, March 27 at 8 PM to raise money and awareness for the Smiling Hogshead Ranch, Long Island City’s budding urban farm and public space.

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The Regenerative Economy: Aligning Business + Nature

The Regenerative Economy: Aligning Business + Nature

Impact Hub NYC is hosting a networking event where similar minded people can grab a drink together and hear two authors talk about creating a regenerative economy by combining business standards with sustainability ethics. Two authors that will be featured

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New Amsterdam School’s Summer Camp Lets NYC Tots Explore Nature in the City

New Amsterdam School’s Summer Camp Lets NYC Tots Explore Nature in the City

Why settle for enrolling your little one in an ordinary summer camp when you can send them on a nature adventure in the city? The environmentally friendly New Amsterdam School in Manhattan’s East Village neighborhood is offering a unique summer camp for

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Nature & Birding Walk with Leslie Day

Nature & Birding Walk with Leslie Day

Join Leslie Day, the author of ‘Field Guide to the Street Trees of New York City’ and ‘Field Guide to the Natural World of New York City’ on a nature and birding walk through Fort Tryon Park this weekend. You’ll learn about New York’s flora and fauna and get

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Take Your Kids to Greenbelt Nature Center for Groundhog Day Fun!

Take Your Kids to Greenbelt Nature Center for Groundhog Day Fun!

There’s just something about Groundhog Day that captures the imagination of adults and children alike, which is why the Greenbelt Nature Center is hosting a fun event that explores its history. In addition to creating a small craft and scouring the nature

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Bridgehampton’s Surfside Home is Nestled into the Dunes and Draws Energy From Nature

Bridgehampton’s Surfside Home is Nestled into the Dunes and Draws Energy From Nature

The Surfside vacation retreat includes the main house, a guest house, a two-car garage, and a free-form, chlorine-free pool. The home was remodeled from an existing home. The structure was elevated and upgraded with a durable steel frame, and clad in wood

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CounterEvolution’s Upstate Getaway is Packed With Their Signature Reclaimed Wood Designs

CounterEvolution’s Upstate Getaway is Packed With Their Signature Reclaimed Wood Designs

Located just a short drive from New York City, you and your loved ones can escape to Little Big North’s twelve private wooded acres. The charming log cabin, which spurred the furniture line, has four bedrooms and two full bathrooms to accommodate a large

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Clean Energy Connections presents Biomimicry in the Big City: Can Nature Inspire Cleantech Solutions?

Clean Energy Connections presents Biomimicry in the Big City: Can Nature Inspire Cleantech Solutions?

Entrepreneurs, investors and biomimetic designers will discuss how companies are utilizing biomimicry — innovation inspired by nature — to design, build, and operate innovative cleantech technologies. Join Clean Energy Connections as experts explore the

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Staten Island NatureFest 2011

Staten Island NatureFest 2011

Hosted by the Staten Island Museum, stop by for the 9th annual NatureFest at Great Kills Park on Staten Island. NatureFest is Staten Island’s premier environmental fair, and will feature tons of activities for the whole family.

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Omega Institute Design by Nature Conference “Preserving Life’s Essentials: Bread, Water, & Shelter”

Omega Institute Design by Nature Conference “Preserving Life’s Essentials: Bread, Water, & Shelter”

The decisions we make every day, as an individual, have a monumental effect on our community and the earth as a whole. Taking care in choosing what we eat, where we live, and how to preserve our precious resources, like water, can truly change our life and

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Snøhetta creates sun-filled space for Slack in Lower Manhattan

Snøhetta creates sun-filled space for Slack in Lower Manhattan

Snøhetta created a green, sun-filled office for tech startup Slack in an 1880s landmarked building in Lower Manhattan’s NoHo/East Village neighborhood. Slack created a revolutionary intra-office messaging system, and Snøhetta’s design for the 12,000 a

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A lush forest may be popping up soon in Times Square

A lush forest may be popping up soon in Times Square

Brooklyn ecologist Marielle Anzelone is working to bring a forest to the middle of Times Square. Anzelone wants to make people forget that they are in the middle of the city for a while, and to do that, she’s wants to bring in trees, shrubs and to a you

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Olin Studio announces plans to turn Pier 26 into a vibrant park

Olin Studio announces plans to turn Pier 26 into a vibrant park

Olin Studio revealed plans to turn Pier 26 into a vibrant park and community area. The pier will include ample spaces to enjoy nature with multiple landscaped spaces, along with programmed areas for play and relaxing. There’s even a huge net suspended

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MIT’s ‘Treepedia’ tells you how green your spot in the city ranks

MIT’s ‘Treepedia’ tells you how green your spot in the city ranks

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Artist raises money to install living billboard at Brooklyn Botanical Garden this spring

Artist raises money to install living billboard at Brooklyn Botanical Garden this spring

Brooklyn-based artist Edina Tokodi is building a living art installation that highlights the effects of climate change and “dissolves the barriers… between nature and art.” Her upcoming exhibit, Living Fence, combines the technologies of a green a

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Go on a zip line adventure across the Bronx River this summer at the Bronx Zoo

Go on a zip line adventure across the Bronx River this summer at the Bronx Zoo

The Bronx Zoo and the Wildlife Conservation Society, the organization that oversees the zoo, is in the process of developing new interactive experiences for visitors of all ages to discover the often-overlooked ecological attractions abundant in the Few

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Family Art Project: Pine Scents and Sensations

Family Art Project: Pine Scents and Sensations

This Saturday, Wave Hill is presenting “Family Art Project: Pine Scents and Sensations” an opportunity to walk through and enjoy the seasonal, wonderfully scented and textured range of pine trees and then create a winter-wonderland display using live by

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Red Hook Passive House music studio will use 90% less energy than buildings built to code

Red Hook Passive House music studio will use 90% less energy than buildings built to code

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Sneak a peek inside the beautiful new model apartment at Pacific Park’s 550 Vanderbilt

Sneak a peek inside the beautiful new model apartment at Pacific Park’s 550 Vanderbilt

the first completed apartment at Brooklyn’s biggest megaproject, Pacific Park, is nearly ready for its opening and I wanted to share the images to see if you’d be interested in covering the newly unveiled home. The 2BR/2BA model apartment is located a

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What’s the deal with this apple tree growing out of a car on the High Line?

What’s the deal with this apple tree growing out of a car on the High Line?

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Mohonk Preserve commits to using 100% clean energy

Mohonk Preserve commits to using 100% clean energy

While most people may equate New York City with skyscrapers and concrete, a lot of the state is actually nature-based. The Mohonk Preserve is a New York State gem. The nature preserve is 8,000 acres of cliffs, forests, fields, ponds and streams, that to

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The sad reason why no one is actually allowed to enter this ‘public’ garden

The sad reason why no one is actually allowed to enter this ‘public’ garden

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