Category Archives: Wildlife

Duck pond 10-17-2014

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From twig in the ground to this

October 17, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I planted this as a twig many moons ago. It has the best shape and color in the area.

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Battery Park invaded by commercial fishermen again

Chinatown fish causing serious skin infection epidemic

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Zelda the mythical turkey exemplifies the sad state of newspapers today

October 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Today, the once prestigious New York Times published

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BatteryPark.TV produces segment with Elon Musk and Tesla

Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com September 17, 2014- BatteryPark.TV initiated this interview with Elon Musk when we met him in person by the Conrad Hotel in February for the Super Bowl.

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A rare black squirrel

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A squirrel and his nuts

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Dragonfly 8-25-2015

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For the birds

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The Urban Farm

Warrie Price, President and Founder of the Battery Conservancy, gives Liz Conner a tour of the new Urban Farm growing vegetables

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Finches play in dirt

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Ducks test new wings

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Ducklings soon will fly

Update July 24, 2014- The three are now close to flying.

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Shark!

November 22, 2009- There are sharks in Battery Park City, literally and metaphorically. An angler on the esplanade caught this small sand shark on Sunday.

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Photos 7-13-2014

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Go Fish

Liz Conner interviews the founders of the Go Fish program along the esplanade discuss how the program raises

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Things you can do locally this weekend

June 6, 2014- By Steven E. Greer See the Robert de Niro art exhibit: Robert de Niro Jr, the actor, is honoring his father with an exhibition of his father’s art. It opens this weekend at the DC Moore Gallery … Continue reading

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Yes. It is OK to feed the ducklings soft bread.

June 5, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, mD It has been a few years since ducklings have made it from the grass nest to the waterfall pond, so a reminder of what they need is in order. First, these are … Continue reading

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Letter: New anglers on esplanade are a problem

Letter to the Editor June 6, 2013, By B. Rosen I would like to address the arrival of fisherman now using the Esplanade between Liberty Street and the South Cove. That strip of the esplanade between those two locationsĀ isĀ home to … Continue reading

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Animal cruelty cases fall between the cracks in NYC

January 20, 2014- The Post reports, “Animal-cruelty cases are being brushed aside because neither the ASPCA nor NYPD is taking the reins on enforcement. The ASPCA laid off its law-enforcement investigators last month after announcing the NYPD was taking over … Continue reading

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