Bald Eagle Program
Eagle Blog Updates
Learn about the eagle reintroduction program by reading the 2006 Bald Eagle blog entries.
Wildlife Research & Habitat Enhancement Permits
Anyone wishing to conduct research on wildlife in city parks, including but not limited to: monitoring using anything other than portable, hand-held or simple free-standing equipment; trapping and/or releasing animals including invertebrates; entering closed or limited-access areas; or collecting water or soil samples; or anyone wishing to enhance wildlife habitat in city parks, including but not limited to the installation of nest boxes, MUST apply for a permit from the Department of Parks & Recreation Urban Park Rangers. This permit is in addition to any permits required by Federal and/or State Agencies with jurisdiction over the wildlife being studied, and also any other Department of Parks & Recreation permits from other Offices or Divisions.
For more information on how to apply for a permit, please contact the Rangers at (212) 360-2774 or by email using the Rangers contact form.