Programs

Stronger Than Ever: Coached Trail Walks

 

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Field R/D presents ‘On Fieldwork’

Field R/D

Freshkills Park Field R/D presents On Fieldwork, a presentation and discussion by the artist Nancy Nowacek of a site-specific 360 video created for the Field R/D program at Freshkills in 2018.

Parks were originally conceived of as spaces for the opposite of work.

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All About Wetlands: A Virtual Field Trip to Freshkills Park

Wetlands are an amazing ecosystem and are home to birds, fish, plants, and animals. Join the Freshkills Park Alliance for a virtual field trip to Freshkills Park. We will learn about wetland ecosystems and meet some of the species that call wetlands home.

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Be a Park Planner: A Virtual Field Trip to Freshkills Park

We all love parks, but where do parks come from? Who builds and maintains parks? Learn all about how parks are created, then join Freshkills Park to design your dream park. Will it include a playground? A climbing wall? A dog park?

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Discovery Week @ Home

Whether you are near or far, join the first “Discovery Week @ Home” from June 22-26.  Discover Freshkills Park and experience the unique landscape and spectacular views the landfill-to-park project has to offer, from home!

This year Freshkills Park has taken Discovery Day virtual and is excited to host activities and experiences created by the Freshkills Park team and community partners.

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Earth Day 2020 Virtual How To Festival

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day as we digitally participate an interactive science fair hosted by the Staten Island Museum!!  ...MORE

Greenbelt Seasonal Exploration Walk

Greenbelt Nature Walk
Lace up your shoes for a family-friendly nature walk! ...MORE

Greenbelt Nature Walk and Plant Pressing

Greenbelt Nature Walk
Lace up your shoes for a family-friendly nature walk and plant pressing!...MORE

Plantable Paper Workshop

Visit the Greenbelt Nature Center and create “plantable” recycled paper while learning about the importance of native plants! ...MORE

Seed Sendoff Workshop

Visit the Greenbelt Nature Center to learn about the different ways plants disperse their seeds. Then make and test your own seed dispersal designs!...MORE

Nature Walk

Nature Walk
Lace up your shoes for a nature walk at Freshkills Park! Learn about the different plants and animals found in the park....MORE

Nature Walk

Nature Walk
Lace up your shoes for a nature walk at Freshkills Park! Learn about the different plants and animals found in the park....MORE

Nature Walk

Family Nature Walk
Lace up your shoes for a nature walk at Freshkills Park! Learn about the different plants and animals found in the park....MORE

Nature Walk

Lace up your shoes for a nature walk at Freshkills Park! Learn about the different plants and animals found in the park....MORE

Nature Walk

Nature Hike
Lace up your shoes for a family-friendly nature walk at Freshkills Park! Learn about the different plants and animals found in the park....MORE

Kayak Tour

Kayak Tour
Kayak along Freshkills Park's waterways! This two mile round-trip tour explores the unique engineered landscape while the site is closed to the public. ...MORE

Grasslands Dinner

Grasslands Dinner
Visit the Greenbelt Nature Center for an evening of dinner and conversation surrounding grassland habitat....MORE

Capturing Change Photography Exhibition Opening

Capturing Change Photography Exhibition
The exhibition features photographs that document Freshkills Park's unique combination of nature and infrastructure....MORE

Fastnet Observational Drawing Workshop

Fastnet
Visit Freshkills Park for an artist-led observational drawing workshop in Fastnet, a shipping container converted into a studio and project space....MORE

Fastnet Observational Drawing Workshop

Fastnet
Visit Freshkills Park for an artist-led observational drawing workshop in Fastnet, a shipping container converted into a studio and project space....MORE

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