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What’s Happening in the Park

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January 4, 2023 | Ecology, Sustainability

Learning More About the Park’s Birds with NYC Audubon

Madison Square Park Conservancy is partnering with NYC Audubon for an exciting series of bird-related programs in the park in 2023.

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October 25, 2022 | Ecology, Sustainability

Tracking Bats in Madison Square Park

Thanks to sound monitors installed in the park, we've been able to work with experts to identify which bat species have been in the area.

Red Tailed Hawk
October 5, 2022 | Ecology, Sustainability

Madison Square Park Added to the New York State Birding Trail

The Conservancy is excited to announce that Madison Square Park has been added to the New York State Birding Trail—a collection of the best birding sites across the state.

Bee Flower
July 20, 2022 | Ecology, Sustainability

Tracking Bee Movement in the Park

We're excited to be working with a Master's student at Columbia University on a research project that involves tracking bee movement in the park.

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May 3, 2022 | Ecology, Sustainability

2022 City Nature Challenge Recap

Recapping the 2022 City Nature Challenge, and taking an early look at the results of Madison Square Park's Greenspace Race.

February 15, 2022 | Ecology, Sustainability

Calling All Birders!

Since the pandemic began, birding has become an increasingly popular hobby for many New Yorkers. Birding is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and connect with nature. …

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Abigail Deville: Light of Freedom
Abigail Deville: Light of Freedom, Narrated by Brooke Kamin Rappoport