Cities are critical to our survival as a planet: scientists project that by 2050, the earth’s population will reach 9 billion, with two-thirds of those people living in cities. Additionally, coastal cities are highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. We're working to make New York City and other urban centers around the state more resilient.
Find out the latest about our work in New York City and how you can get involved. Learn more.
Learn about our exciting partnership with the Billion Oyster Project and how we're helping to restore the health of New York Harbor. Learn More.
Why is urban conservation so important—and what are we doing in NYC? Find out.
Show your support for a bill limiting waste from disposable bags. Learn more.
Our first-of-its-kind case study shows how nature-based infrastructure could help protect urban communities from the impacts of climate-related storms. Learn more.
Trees and forests are essential to urban residents in many ways. Learn why New York City's urban forest is so important.
Browse our archive of NY1 episodes showcasing ways to go green in New York City. Go now.
You can reach several of our Hudson Valley and Long Island preserves with mass transit. Learn more.