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Yoshino cherry, Nov 2020, Washington Square Park, NYC
Image: Yoshino cherry

Thank you for being a voter during the recent General Election. We are excited about the next steps in the movements for racial equity and environmental justice.

We wrapped up Explore Birds From Home last month. We had lots of STEAMy fun! Check out some of the objects created by the youth participants.

Image: Northern red oak

Many of the trees in the park are approaching peak fall color. Get outside soon!

The third episode of Your Bird Story will be released on Thursday, Nov 12, 2020. You can listen to the podcast here or via Spotify, Google, Apple, etc.

Another bird note: two adult red-tailed hawks have been spotted spending time together in the park. Fingers crossed for successful courtship, and a fruitful breeding season!

Support Black birders and naturalists! Purchase a BlackAFInStem x Animalia “black birds” longsleeve tee. 65% of profits will support the BlackAFinStem Adventure Packs.

Please reach out to us with your natural history questions about the park. Our email is We are happy to answer them if we can.