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A Map of the Natural Inhabitants & Visitors of Washington Square Park

A Map of the Natural Inhabitants & Visitors of Washington Square Park

January 23, 2015

New York University’s latest Alumni magazine features A Map of the Natural Inhabitants & Visitors of Washington Square Park. The map is featured above and the magazine also contains a key explaining those inhabitants and visitors, which includes the American Tree Sparrow, Eastern Gray Squirrel, Human, Little Brown Bat, Rock Dove (the pigeon!), Red-tailed Hawk, […]

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Contest Deadline Extended Until Tonite: Name Mobile Map of Washington Square Park "Wild Things" -- Trees, Minetta Creek & More

Contest Deadline Extended Until Tonite: Name Mobile Map of Washington Square Park “Wild Things” — Trees, Minetta Creek & More

December 15, 2014

Deadline now Monday, December 15th, 11:59 p.m. See Original Post with full info here. (There are prizes, fame and acclaim! Well, at least, prizes. some acclaim.)

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Contest (with Prizes!): Name the Washington Square Park Mobile Map Of the Park's Trees, Buried Minetta Creek & More! Deadline Friday Midnight!

Contest (with Prizes!): Name the Washington Square Park Mobile Map Of the Park’s Trees, Buried Minetta Creek & More! Deadline Friday Midnight!

December 11, 2014

Update: Deadline extended to Monday, December 15th, 11:59 p.m. You may remember our campaign to raise money to put together a mobile map of Washington Square Park trees, underground Minetta Creek, and more. Read here for a refresher! Now that map needs a catchy name. Washington Square Park Blog is one of the judges. Submit […]

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A Sparrow & Sign at Washington Square

A Sparrow & Sign at Washington Square

September 30, 2014

Love the sparrows and all the wildlife at the park and how they intermingle within the environment. I also really loved this top photo! Photos: Cathryn

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Help Us Mobile "Map" Washington Square Park's Treasures - The Trees, Buried Minetta Creek & more! (Video)

Help Us Mobile “Map” Washington Square Park’s Treasures – The Trees, Buried Minetta Creek & more! (Video)

June 18, 2014

This great project, Washington Square Park Ecology, will create a map of the ecological assets of the park. Local Ecology and Washington Square Park Blog have partnered on this project. The final result will be: * A mobile map of the larger trees and the buried Minetta Brook/Creek and guide to other wildlife. * Users […]

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Park's Cherry Blossoms In Full Bloom

Park's Cherry Blossoms In Full Bloom

March 27, 2012
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Memorial Day Weekend at the Park: Nature

Memorial Day Weekend at the Park: Nature

May 30, 2011

Photo: NDinneen

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Groundhog Chuck has developed into a New York City cult figure

Groundhog Chuck has developed into a New York City cult figure

February 6, 2009

VIVA CHUCK! Get your own t-shirts, mugs and buttons! The Staten Island Advance story is worth checking out. The readers there were even more, um, biting than the Times’ readers as per my original post on the whole groundhog-bites-mayor-after-being-majorly-provoked story. Thanks to Godless Liberal Homo blog for stopping by and letting us know! Note: I […]

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