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Browse or search our collection of news announcements dating back to 2003, including notifications of park openings and renamings, programs and special events, and employee and agency accomplishments.

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2017
January 5

NEW YORKERS ACROSS THE FIVE BOROUGHS “TREE-CYCLE” AT 21st ANNUAL MULCHFEST

Trees collected at MulchFest will nourish parks and gardens across the city Today, NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, joined Department of Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia, GreeNYC Director Roya Kazemi and mascot Birdie to kick off the 21st annual MulchFest and...

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