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Giving thanks for our trees

November 24 | Prospect Park Alliance

BROOKLYN, November 24, 2020 — This Thanksgiving season, Prospect Park Alliance gives thanks for Prospect Park’s 30,000 trees, and the community members who funded a record season of commemorative tree plantings: nearly 75 trees, representing nearly 20 native species and raising $150,000 for sustaining Prospect Park. “Brooklyn’s Backyard was hit hard this year by Hurricane Isaias, which felled […]

Endale Arch Restored to Original Splendor

November 13 | Prospect Park Alliance

BROOKLYN, NY — NOVEMBER 13, 2020. Prospect Park Alliance, the non-profit organization that operates Prospect Park in partnership with the City, has completed the restoration of Endale Arch and reopened this treasure to the public. One of the first architectural elements constructed in Prospect Park in the 1860s, the arch was envisioned by park creators Frederick Law Olmsted […]

Letter to the Editor October 27

October 27 |

Dear Editor, The recent article touching upon the Southeast Asian eel infestation in Prospect Park’s lake doesn’t seem to identify the gravity of the issue. As said in the article, there is no plan to eradicate the eels but that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is hoping they will die off in […]

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