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Berries are nice and tasty, but burdock and porcelain berries are not what you want as part of a park’s ecosystem. Luckily for Vannie, however, there is a secret weapon. A few of them, in fact, going by names like Iris, Manny and Lulu. more
A new year means new faces, new beginnings, and even renewed interest in old problems. Take a walk through what was the first three months of 2019, straight from the front pages of The Riverdale Press. more
Cars are not really what one might expect in a nature preserve, but history hasn’t exactly been kind to Van Cortlandt Park as the rise of the automobile ultimately split the green space into four sections, including a massive split right up the middle caused by the Major Deegan Expressway. more
Thanks to a city program, an online poll, and a group of dedicated patrons, Van Cortlandt Park will get some long-needed updates. more
It’s official. Gone are Friends of Van Cortlandt Park and the Van Cortlandt Park Conservancy. Arriving in its place is the newly formed Van Cortlandt Park Alliance, focused on preserving, supporting and promoting the recreational, ecological and historical value of Van Cortlandt Park. more
A decades-old tradition in New York City parks could soon be no more. There’s always been an understanding that park visitors shouldn’t feed the wildlife. But that’s never applied to pigeons and other birds. Yet, under proposed rules by the city’s parks department, feeding any animal in Van Cortlandt Park or any other city park will be prohibited. more
The 18-member board that runs Friends of Van Cortlandt Park has suddenly shrunk to just five. But no worries, according to Friends executive director Christina Taylor. It’s all part of a plan. more
Visitors to the Van Cortlandt House Museum have something to get excited about. And in fact, it’s already underway. more
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