Journal archives for October 2018

October 01, 2018

NYBG EcoFlora Update October 1, 2018

Take the WATCH FOR WHITE SNAKEROOT EcoQuest Challenge.

During the FIND FRAXINUS EcoQuest Challenge, Janet found a new population of Pumpkin Ash in Central Park. That's inspirational! One of New York State's rarest trees found by a citizen scientist in Central Park. The Pumpkin Ash is now known from two populations in Manhattan (both in Central Park) and several populations in the Bronx. Who will find the first trees on Staten Island?

Join us October 13th for a WATCH FOR WHITE SNAKEROOT field trip. to the Mill Creek estuary south of the Outerbridge Crossing, Staten Island.

Posted on October 01, 2018 20:41 by danielatha danielatha | 0 comments | Leave a comment

October 11, 2018

NYBG EcoFlora Update October 11, 2018

Take the WATCH FOR WHITE SNAKEROOT EcoQuest Challenge.

So far 110 New Yorkers have made over 5,000 observations of White Snakeroot. Many more await observation in Forest Park, Green-Wood Cemetery, Randall's Island, vast areas of Staten Island's Greenbelt and elsewhere. Check the map here for observation gaps.

Janet's Pumpkin Ash discovery made the news!

Join us October 13th for a WATCH FOR WHITE SNAKEROOT field trip to the Mill Creek estuary on Staten Island.

Posted on October 11, 2018 20:05 by danielatha danielatha | 2 comments | Leave a comment

October 30, 2018

NYBG EcoFlora Update - October 30, 2018

Two days left in the WATCH FOR WHITE SNAKEROOT EcoQuest Challenge.

So far 147 New Yorkers have made over 15,000 observations of White Snakeroot, demonstrating that this is one of New York City's most abundant plants-- and gratefully a native one. Visit the page here to see the incredible coverage in Central Park, Van Cortlandt Park and NYBG. Thanks to @elizajsyh, @plnthunter22, @nycnatureobserver, @spritelink who have each made over 2,000 observations!

Join us Saturday, November 10th for a PURSUE PORCELAIN-BERRY field trip to Ridgewood Reservoir with NYC H2O.

Posted on October 30, 2018 17:38 by danielatha danielatha | 0 comments | Leave a comment