“Growing a Wild NYC,” now in its third year, is a collaboration between the National Park Service at Gateway National Recreation Area, the National Wildlife Federation’s Eco-Schools USA, the Student Conservation Association (SCA), the Greenbelt Native Plant Center, the NYC Department of Education, The Battery, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Groundwork Hudson Valley, the Metropolitan Monarch Alliance, as well as New York City students, parents, and grandparents. In 2016-17, the program received a generous grant from the Urban Fellows program at the National Parks of New York Harbor, a division of the National Park Service.

Unless noted otherwise, photographs are by Teri Brennan of Teri Brennan Photography

If you have questions about the Growing a Wild NYC program please contact either:

Emily A. Fano
National Wildlife Federation
NYC Eco-Schools
(646) 502 7096


Dan Meharg
National Park Service
Gateway National Recreation Area
(347) 308 0340

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