Nature NYC

July 2018

NYC Hit with 1st Summer Heat Wave — See Photo (New York Post, 7/1/18).

June 2018

Lovely. Cockroaches Start Flying when Weather Turns Hot — See Photo (New York City Patch, 6/29/18).

Stinky Corpse Flower Blooms at NY Botanical Garden — See Photo (New York Post, 6/27/18). Read more, see more photos and video here.

Heading Upstate? Watch Out for Giant Hogweed — See Photos (, 6/26/18).

Tompkins Square Park is Noisy? Well, Duh! — See Photo (Gothamist, 6/20/18).

Dead Humpback Washes Up in Queens — See Photo (New York Post, 6/1/18). Read more, see more photos here and here.

May 2018

Potentially Fatal Dog Flu Spreading in NYC — See News Report (ABC 7, 5/29/18).

Queens School Teacher, Missing for Week, Dies of Exposure after Being Found in Woods — See Photo (Daily Freeman, 5/13/18).

NY Court of Appeals Judge: Question of Whether Intelligent Nonhuman Animals Have Rights Merits Consideration — See Photo (The Washington Post, 5/9/18).

Storms, Erosion Exposing Bones of Those Buried on Hart Island — See Photo (New York City Patch, 5/3/18).

91º Heat Sets New NYC Record for May 3  (New York City Patch, 5/3/18).

Peregrine Falcon Cam: 3 Eggs Hatched, 1 to Go — Watch LiveStream (New York City Patch, 5/2/18). Read more, see more video here.

May 3’s 90º High Temp Ties 5/2/2001 for Hottest on Record (New York City Patch, 5/2/18).

April 2018

NYU’s Red-Tailed Hawks Raising New Brood — See Video Cam (New York City Patch, 4/30/18).

Man Brings Pit Bull on Subway, Pit Bull Attacks Woman — See Video (WLNY, 4/24/18).

Seal Spotted in Gowanus Canal — See Photo (New York City Patch, 4/24/18).

Mayor Lauds Finding that NYC Air is Getting Cleaner (New York City Patch, 4/19/18).

NYC Mounting Purge of Rats in Public Housing — See Photo (New York City Patch, 4/17/18).

Study: NYC Mice Carry Scary, Disgusting Bugs, Bacteria — See Photo (The New York Times, 4/17/18). Read more, see more photos and video here, here, here and here.

145th Street Subway Steps Become Waterfall during Morning Downpour — See Video (New York City Patch, 4/16/18).

SKYGLOW PROJECT Imagines NYC with Original Night Skies for Dark Sky Week, 4/15-4/21 — See Video (SKYGLOWPROJECT.COM, Vimeo, 4/4/18). Read more here and here.

Superfund Site Gowanus Canal to Get Signs: Don’t Eat the Fish! (Gowanus Patch, 4/4/18).

March 2018

AKC: Labrador Retriever Most Popular Breed Nationally, French Bulldog Takes Prize in NYC (New York City Patch, 3/28/18).

AMNH’s Giant Amethyst Geode Goes Into Storage for a Year — See Photo (NYC Patch, 3/14/18).

• 1 of 2 Coyotes Attacking People, Pets in Westchester Shot, Had Rabies, 2nd Still at Large  — See Photos & News Report (NBC New York, 3/3/18).

February 2018

Seal Spotted Resting on Pier at Brooklyn Bridge Park — See Photos (Brooklyn Heights Patch, 2/7/18).

United Airlines Draws Line at Emotional Support Peacock — See Photos & Video (The Washington Post, 2/1/18).

January 2018

Mayor de Blasio Sues Top Oil Companies for Climate Change Damages (Climate Hawks Vote, 1/10/18).

Results of NYC Bird Count Are In — See the List (Central Park Patch, 1/2/18).