The Greenbelt Native Plant Center (GNPC), a facility of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, is a 13–acre greenhouse, nursery, and seed bank complex located on Staten Island, NY.
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Education, Volunteers & Interns
The Greenbelt Native Plant Center is a great resource for teachers to bring context to the subjects of plant genetics, ecology, habitat conservation and restoration, and nursery and greenhouse horticulture.
The Greenbelt Native Plant Center offers opportunities to those interested in native plant production that directly benefits our city.
Our science–based native plant production and seed banking offers hands–on experience and instruction to students interested in habitat conservation and restoration, nursery management, horticulture, and other related professional fields.