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December Forest Fridays

  Please Note: Friday December 16th Forest Friday is canceled due to inclement weather forecast. Help with winter forest care and spend some time outside this December! With 640 acres of forest and wetlands, Van Cortlandt Park could use your help! For December Forest Fridays, we are focusing on caring for the Northwest forest. Make...

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Birdwalks with NYC Audubon

Explore Van Cortlandt Park's ecologically diverse grounds and celebrate a long tradition of birding in the park. We will look for various species of resident and migratory birds and discuss...

DIY Wreath Making Workshop

Enjoy a Full Harvest-to-Wreath Experience! Saturday, December 10 • 10 am to 1 pm Rain Date: Sunday, December 11 • 10 am to 1 pm Get Your Ticket(s) Now! Let...

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January Forest Fridays

Help with winter forest care and spend some time outside this January! For January Forest Fridays, we are focusing on caring for the Northwest forest. Make sure to bundle up...

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Mulchfest 2023

Recycle your holiday tree by bringing it to Van Cortlandt Park, where the VCP Forest Restoration Crew will chip it into mulch!  This event will take place on Saturday January 7 and Sunday January 8...

Winter Tree Identification Workshop

Join VCPA's Restoration and Stewardship Program Director, John Butler, in a workshop focused on identification of woody plants in the winter. Even without leaves, there are lots of ways to...

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February Forest Fridays

Join the Van Cortlandt Park Alliance at one of our Forest Restoration Friday events. A weekly program that allows community members to engage with VCP staff in maintaining the forested...

Bronx Parks Speak Up

The Bronx Coalition for Parks and Greenspaces Presents: The 29th Bronx Parks Speak Up  Connecting the Bronx: One Greenway at a Time Join VCPA and other Bronx Parks groups at...

NYC Ultimate Trail Running Series at VCP

Join us at the world famous home of cross country trail running, Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx.  Saturday, March 4, 2023, join Van Cortlandt Park Alliance and King of...