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Discovery Day

Discovery Days

Discovery Day events in June and September provided free access to hundreds of acres and miles of trails in the otherwise closed site, with opportunities to explore and learn about the …

Sep 2018 Read More →
Reclaimed Lands Conference

Reclaimed Lands Conference

The four-day Reclaimed Lands Conference brought together researchers, practitioners, planners, ecologists, artists, designers, community groups, and students to bridge the gaps between disciplines and productively explore the issues and initiatives …

Jul 2018 Read More →
Discovery Day

Discovery Days

On May 15th, June 26th, and September 18th, a total of over 4,000 visitors had the chance to explore 700 acres and 8 miles of the otherwise closed site with …

Sep 2016 Read More →

Video: 2014 Sneak ‘Peak’ Greenway Adventure

Highlight reel shot and edited by Will Ellis: Sneak ‘Peak’ was a one-day festival celebrating Staten Island’s landfill-to-park masterpiece, Freshkills Park, an icon for the 21st century. On September 28, …

Sep 2014 Read More →
Sneak Peak Postcard

First Sneak Peak

The first large-scale, public event was held at the Freshkills Park site in October 2010. Sneak ‘Peak’ was a one-day festival celebrating Staten Island’s landfill-to-park project as an icon for the …

Oct 2010 Read More →