Projects in New York City

2013 Macaulay Honors College Central Park BioBlitz icon

2013 Macaulay Honors College Central Park BioBlitz

On August 26-27, 2013, Macaulay Honors College and the Central Park Conservancy partnered to conduct a 24 h...
ARUM ALERT icon

ARUM ALERT

Italian Arum (Arum italicum) is a toxic invasive plant that threatens woodlands, meadows, and wetlands. L...
Autonomous Reef Monitoring Structure--Long Island icon

Autonomous Reef Monitoring Structure--Long Island

ARMS is a systematic, consistent and comparable method to monitor cryptic reef diversity over space and tim...
BEAR DOWN ON BITTERSWEET icon

BEAR DOWN ON BITTERSWEET

Asian Bittersweet (Celastrus orbiculatus) is an aggressive invasive woody vine that kills trees by outcompe...
Billion Oyster Project icon

Billion Oyster Project

Observing and documenting all the living organisms in New York Harbor found by participants in the Billion ...
Browning Biodiversity Survey icon

Browning Biodiversity Survey

The areas captured in this survey will be monitored by the Browning School students. May 22nd, 2015 - B...
Central Park BioBlitz icon

Central Park BioBlitz

What lives in your backyard? It's a bit harder when your backyard is an 843 acre park with a wide range of ...
City Nature Challenge 2017 icon

City Nature Challenge 2017

The City Nature Challenge is a multi-city, multi-day bioblitz where multiple urban areas try to observe the...
City Nature Challenge 2017: New York City icon

City Nature Challenge 2017: New York City

Start spreading the news! New York City needs YOU to help find all of the creatures that call our city home...
City Nature Challenge 2017: New York City icon

City Nature Challenge 2017: New York City

Start spreading the news! New York City needs YOU to help find all of the creatures that call our city home...
City Nature Challenge 2018: New York City icon

City Nature Challenge 2018: New York City

Start spreading the news! New York City needs YOU to help find all of the creatures that call our city home...
City Nature Challenge 2019: New York City icon

City Nature Challenge 2019: New York City

It's up to YOU, New York! We need all New Yorkers to help find all of the creatures that call our city home...
Cryptoforestry (urban wild plants) icon

Cryptoforestry (urban wild plants)

The idea behind this project is to create a collection of cryptoforestry (urban wild plants) observations. ...
East Village Observation Lab icon

East Village Observation Lab

Documentation of the flora and fauna of the East Village through all seasons.
Explore America - Biodiversity Census icon

Explore America - Biodiversity Census

How many species can we find in Central Park?
FIND FRAXINUS icon

FIND FRAXINUS

Ash trees (Fraxinus) across North America are threatened with extinction by the invasive Emerald Ash Borer ...
Flora of Cosmopolis icon

Flora of Cosmopolis

The purpose of this project is to allow SUNY Empire State College students enrolled in the Urban Environmen...
FRAXINUS AND FUNGI icon

FRAXINUS AND FUNGI

FRAXINUS AND FUNGI EcoQuest Challenge
Invasive Plants of New York City icon

Invasive Plants of New York City

Project that collects the invasive species of New York City that are Prohibited and Regulated by New York S...
INVESTIGATE INVASIVES icon

INVESTIGATE INVASIVES

INVESTIGATE INVASIVES EcoQuest Challenge
Investigate Invasives! icon

Investigate Invasives!

Observations from the NYBG Investigate Invasives! EcoQuest, November 2017.
JUNE IS FOR JUNEBERRY icon

JUNE IS FOR JUNEBERRY

Find as many Juneberry as possible by June 30. Photos showing both sides of the leaf, bark and top of the ...
Lichen IDC Project 2013 icon

Lichen IDC Project 2013

To analyze Lichen
LICHEN LOVE icon

LICHEN LOVE

Lichens are formed by a partnership between a photosynthetic alga that produces food and a fungus that prov...
Lichens of New York City icon

Lichens of New York City

Urban lichens of the boroughs of NYC: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, and Staten Island.
LOOK FOR LAUREL icon

LOOK FOR LAUREL

The Laurel family (Lauraceae) are trees and shrubs best known for their aromatic products bay leaves and ci...
Macaulay Food Availability UES icon

Macaulay Food Availability UES

To record all the food distributors in the Upper East Side (between 86th and 80th st) and to later quantita...
MAKE THE GRADE icon

MAKE THE GRADE

In one week, New Yorkers demonstrated their love for nature and identified over ten thousand EcoQuest Chall...
MONARCHS AND MILKWEEDS icon

MONARCHS AND MILKWEEDS

Monarchs and Milkweeds EcoQuest Challenge
MONITOR MILKWEEDS icon

MONITOR MILKWEEDS

Document as many species of Milkweed in New York City as possible by August 31. See the Guide to Milkweeds...
MUST FIND MUSTARDS icon

MUST FIND MUSTARDS

Find and observe as many Mustard plants as possible by May 31. See the EcoQuest page here
New York City EcoFlora icon

New York City EcoFlora

The New York City EcoFlora combines the New York Botanical Garden's historical strengths in collections wit...
New York City EcoFlora icon

New York City EcoFlora

The New York City EcoFlora combines the New York Botanical Garden's historical strengths in collections wit...
New York City observations icon

New York City observations

Goal: 20 wild flowering plant species (no conifers, ferns, or fungi, and no planted specimens); 4 insect sp...
NEW YORK IS WILD! icon

NEW YORK IS WILD!

Long before he became the Conservation President, native New Yorker Theodore Roosevelt was an avid naturali...
NEW YORK IS WILD! icon

NEW YORK IS WILD!

Long before he became the Conservation President, native New Yorker Theodore Roosevelt was an avid naturali...
NWF NYC Eco-Schools 2018-2019 icon

NWF NYC Eco-Schools 2018-2019

Welcome to our NWF Eco-Schools Project Page!
NYMS Bolete Patrol icon

NYMS Bolete Patrol

Boletes of New York City
Pursue Pokeweed icon

Pursue Pokeweed

PURSUE POKEWEED EcoQuest Challenge
PURSUE PORCELAIN-BERRY icon

PURSUE PORCELAIN-BERRY

Porcelain-berry (Ampelopsis glandulosa) was introduced to North America from Asia in 1887 as a ground cover...
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TAG @ SIA

This project was created to collection observations made during the TAG program at SIA
The Honeybee Conservancy Brooklyn BeeBlitz icon

The Honeybee Conservancy Brooklyn BeeBlitz

Have a smartphone or camera and an interest in bees? Great, you’re in! The process is simple and anyone can...
TRACKING TREE OF HEAVEN icon

TRACKING TREE OF HEAVEN

Tree of Heaven (Ailanthus altissima) is the preferred host for Spotted Lanternfly, an invasive insect that ...
WATCH FOR WHITE SNAKEROOT icon

WATCH FOR WHITE SNAKEROOT

The White Snakeroot (Ageratina altissima) hosts the commensal White Snakeroot Leafminer (Liriomyza eupatori...
Wild Urban NYC (WUN) icon

Wild Urban NYC (WUN)

In the spirit of Citizen Science, and engaging communities to explore, document and interpret their neighbo...
Wildlife of Union Square Park icon

Wildlife of Union Square Park

Categorize and learn what species inhabit Union Square Park
World Science Festival 2018 Bioblitz icon

World Science Festival 2018 Bioblitz

On Saturday June 2nd, World Science Festival and the American Museum of Natural History will host a screeni...
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