Virtual: Exploration with NY Adventure Club
Join the New York Adventure Club and the Freshkills Park Alliance for a behind-the-scenes look at Freshkills Park.
Led by a Freshkills Park Alliance staff member, our digital showcase of this massive landscape will include:
- An overview of Freshkills, from its days as the world’s largest landfill to the planned three-phase transformation into a public park
- Rare archival footage of Fresh Kills landfill
- A behind-the-scenes look at Freshkill’s state-of-the-art landfill engineering system
- A discussion around the park’s plant and animal ecology that sustains on the grounds
- Modern photos showcasing the sweeping views of the NYC skyline from the ‘hilltops” that were once garbage mounds