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April 2019

Alive at Green-Wood: Exploring an Urban Oasis

Sunday, April 7, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 11:00am

One event on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 11:00am

There’s much more to a cemetery than death. There’s life—a lot of it. In fact, since its founding in the nineteenth century as part of the Rural Cemetery Movement, before there was a Central Park, Green-Wood has been a place to engage with the natural world in an urban environment. Whether walking through the cherry tree allée, encountering the green monk parakeets that live in the Arch, or standing beneath a towering dawn redwood, you’ll learn about the environmental diversity that makes this Cemetery one of the city’s great natural resources.

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May 2019

Alive at Green-Wood: Exploring an Urban Oasis

Sunday, May 19, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 11:00am

One event on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 11:00am

There’s much more to a cemetery than death. There’s life—a lot of it. In fact, since its founding in the nineteenth century as part of the Rural Cemetery Movement, before there was a Central Park, Green-Wood has been a place to engage with the natural world in an urban environment. Whether walking through the cherry tree allée, encountering the green monk parakeets that live in the Arch, or standing beneath a towering dawn redwood, you’ll learn about the environmental diversity that makes this Cemetery one of the city’s great natural resources.

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