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Freshkills Park


Salt Marshes in New York City Parks - William T. Davis Wildlife Refuge

Salt marshes play a critical role in the support of human life, acting as natural filtration systems by trapping pollutants that would otherwise contaminate our bays and… Read More

Staten Island Day Trip Itineraries

Maybe you’ve heard about the massive transformation planned at Fresh Kills Landfill, where the Parks Department plans to turn the site into one of the largest parks… Read More

William T. Davis Wildlife Refuge

William Thompson Davis (1862-1945), whose family history on Staten Island dates back to the 17th century, was born in New Brighton. Davis was a renowned naturalist and… Read More

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