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Laurelton Greenway Restoration Project

Join members of the Southern Queens Greenway on March 26th for a restoration cleanup of the NYC Parks-managed land alongside Laurelton Parkway. Come get a firsthand look at a lost park trail hidden in plain sight! We will meet at Laurelton Playground and walk north to Merrick Boulevard, and then to Laurelton Gardens where the … Continue reading Laurelton Greenway Restoration Project

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What’s new — June 2016

We're still alive! Here's what you can expect for this month and in the foreseeable future during the summer. Short-term plan of action It has been decided that the first area of the greenway that we will tackle is on Conduit Boulevard between Liberty Avenue and 80th Street. More on this soon. Bike ride to … Continue reading What’s new — June 2016

SQGW April Meeting 4/16/16

Dear Friends of the Southern Queens Greenway initiative, Our April meeting will be on Saturday, April 16th at noon. In honor of Earth Day (April 22nd) our meeting will be outdoors in beautiful Rufus King Park weather permitting. Check here for any updates for location. Tentative Agenda: Introductions Read March minutes Communication Greenway Map project Strategic planning Southern … Continue reading SQGW April Meeting 4/16/16

Southern Queens Greenway Meeting — March 5th

Dear Friends of the Southern Queens Greenway initiative,   I hope you all enjoyed your holidays.   You are cordially invited to participate in our first lunch/meeting on Saturday, March 5th at noon. I want to invite you and friends to a strategic meeting to discuss how to proceed with the greenway initiative. In 2015 I … Continue reading Southern Queens Greenway Meeting — March 5th

EVENT: Walk the Conduit II and Cleanup Conduit @ Tudor Park

Dear Friends of Southern Queens Greenway, Mark your calendars! There are two opportunities to come out and get involved with the Southern Queens Greenway. After a successful walk in August (see our photos here) we'll have our second Walk the Conduit on Saturday, September 19th. Same place and same time. Remember to bring good walking shoes, plenty … Continue reading EVENT: Walk the Conduit II and Cleanup Conduit @ Tudor Park

Update: Springfield Park section of SQGW is complete

Great news! On April 22nd, Earth Day 2015, Friends of Idlewild (@IdlewildPreserv) tweeted a photo of the Springfield Park section of the Greenway. It runs along Springfield Blvd from 147th Ave to South Conduit Ave. A small yet important step towards connecting Southeast Queens to the NYC Greenway network. NOTE: The update will not appear on … Continue reading Update: Springfield Park section of SQGW is complete