Central Park Becomes a Living Climate Laboratory

Central Park Becomes a Living Climate Laboratory

Central Park will soon boast another function: living laboratory — specifically a research site to study how climate change affects urban parks. Researchers, sponsored by Yale School of the Environment and two New York City-based nonprofits, will analyze climate...

The Climate Reality Project

24 Presenters, 24 Time Zones, 13 Languages, 1 Message – A Global Audience The goal of 24 Hours of Reality is to focus the world’s attention on the full scope and scale of the climate crisis, once and for all dispelling doubt and putting the issue front and...

Hurricane Clean-up in Central Park

Hurricane Irene swept through Central Park early Sunday morning with winds and heavy rain, uprooting at least 25 trees, downing thousands of branches and flooding paths.   More than 50 Conservancy crew members and tree contractors responded to the damage during and...

Central Park Gets Twenty Inches of Snow

The first major snowstorm of the season packed quite a wallop, dumping almost two feet of snow on New York City. National Weather Service meteorologist Matt Scalora said Central Park had gotten 20 inches as of 7 a.m. with drifts up to three feet. The winds were...

Things To Do

From The Philharmonic on the Great Lawn to Shakespeare in the Park to SummerStage, Central Park offers an endless array of things to do, see, hear - and, with two full service restaurants and several cafes, taste.  You can visit The Shakespeare Garden, take in a performance at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater, take a ride on the Carousel - or just sit and people watch at Bethesda Terrace!

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