Central Park is universally recognized as New York City’s most famous public park. But this densely urban city actually has 10,000 acres of wilderness areas scattered throughout its boroughs. Now the Natural Areas Conservancy is working to protect spaces and increase access to them by the city’s residents.
Getting New Yorkers Into the City’s Wilderness. All 10,000 Acres of It.
By Winnie Hu
The New York Times
August 11, 2016