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Category: Restoration and Maintenance

2017
 

A Native Meadow in Progress, the Dene Slope Opens to the Public

By Central Park Conservancy|21 September 2017
The Dene Slope, a vibrant native meadow that features a trail with rustic seating and stunning views... Read more  

 

From the Next Generation of Park Stewards...

By Institute for Urban Parks|13 July 2017
Each year, hundreds of young people apply to volunteer their time or work in Central Park through ou... Read more  

 

The Story Behind Central Park’s Rustic Architecture

By Central Park Conservancy|15 June 2017
In a city filled with concrete, glass, and steel, it’s a welcome surprise to discover handcraf... Read more  

 

160 Years of Central Park: A Brief History

By Central Park Conservancy|01 June 2017
Central Park serves as a peaceful haven for New Yorkers — an escape from the City grind and a ... Read more  

 

How We Keep Central Park Clean

By Central Park Conservancy|05 May 2017
At one time, Central Park was full of litter and graffiti. Steel drums served as trash receptacles. ... Read more  

 

Celebrating (and Preserving) the Statues and Monuments of Central Park

By Central Park Conservancy|03 February 2017
On February 11, a crowd of thousands in their winter warmest will gather at the Naumburg Bandshell i... Read more  

2016
 

Zone Management in Central Park

By Institute for Urban Parks|26 December 2016
The Central Park Conservancy’s operations crews care for 250 acres of lawns, 20,000 trees, sev... Read more  

 

A Year of Improvements: Planning, Design & Construction in Central Park

By Central Park Conservancy|07 December 2016
Central Park is always changing, and thanks to the Central Park Conservancy’s Planning, Design... Read more  

 

Sculpted Nature: Landscape Architecture in Central Park

By Central Park Conservancy|12 October 2016
A popular misconception of Central Park is that its 843 acres are the last remaining natural land in... Read more  

 

Six Principles of Turf Care

By Institute for Urban Parks|17 August 2016
With a steady stream of visitors from 6:00 am to 1:00 am daily, Central Park's turf gets heavily use... Read more  

 

ROOTS in the Hallett Nature Sanctuary

By Institute for Urban Parks|03 August 2016
Surrounded by the Pond at the southeast corner of Central Park is the four-acre Hallett Nature Sanct... Read more