Urban Wildlife Resources

  • Wildlife Habitat Council: The Wildlife Habitat Council promotes and certifies habitat conservation and management on working lands through partnerships and education.
  • NYC Parks Department: New York City has a reputation as a concrete jungle, but thousands of animal species can be found in NYC parks. Click on the link for a brief guide to just a few of the many birds, reptiles, and mammals that call New York City home.
  • Wildlife NYC is a campaign launched by the City of New York to increase public awareness about wildlife in the city. There is abundant wildlife in New York City – hundreds of different species call the Big Apple home. From soaring hawks to curious coyotes, it’s no surprise that we encounter animals everywhere from our parks and greenspaces to our roads and roofs. After all, they’re New Yorkers, too!
  • Gotham Coyote Project Researchers, educators, and students working together to study the ecology of the northeastern coyote in New York City and the region. Our job is to tell the story of the NYC coyote and to help promote understanding and coexistence.
  • Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
  • Contact the American Littoral Society to get involved with beach cleanups and nature walks.
  • Volunteer with New York City Audubon’s Jamaica Bay Project.
  • Connect with the Jamaica Bay EcoWatchers.
  • Help keep the bay clean with the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance
  • Wildlife Habitat Council: The Wildlife Habitat Council promotes and certifies habitat conservation and management on working lands through partnerships and education.
  • NYC Parks Department: New York City has a reputation as a concrete jungle, but thousands of animal species can be found in NYC parks. Click on the link for a brief guide to just a few of the many birds, reptiles, and mammals that call New York City home.
  • Wildlife NYC is a campaign launched by the City of New York to increase public awareness about wildlife in the city. There is abundant wildlife in New York City – hundreds of different species call the Big Apple home. From soaring hawks to curious coyotes, it’s no surprise that we encounter animals everywhere from our parks and greenspaces to our roads and roofs. After all, they’re New Yorkers, too!
  • Gotham Coyote Project Researchers, educators, and students working together to study the ecology of the northeastern coyote in New York City and the region. Our job is to tell the story of the NYC coyote and to help promote understanding and coexistence.
  • Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
  • Contact the American Littoral Society to get involved with beach cleanups and nature walks.
  • Volunteer with New York City Audubon’s Jamaica Bay Project.
  • Connect with the Jamaica Bay EcoWatchers.
  • Help keep the bay clean with the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance
  • Transition North Brooklyn: The goal of Transition is to self-organize, map local resources, and determine community goals toward becoming more environmentally-friendly and self-sufficient.

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