Virtual: Exploration with NY Adventure Club

Apr 22, 2021 1:00pm

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

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