Field Sessions

Saturday, October 16

10:00-11:30am          2:00-3:30pm

Little Island, New York, NY

Little Island, New York, NY - Photo by Timothy Schenck, courtesy MNLA.

Join Signe Nielsen and learn about Little Island (formally Pier 55) a park, "conceived as a leaf floating in the water."

Afternoon tour open to sypmosium attendees only.


Domino Park, Brooklyn, NY

Domino Park, Brooklyn, NY - Photo by Barrett Doherty.

Join Field Operations and explore Domino Park, a five-acre park that showcases the history of an iconic industrial waterfront site by integrating found objects from the site's past.
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Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, NY - Photo courtesy Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Join Brooklyn Bridge Park’s (BBP) Director of Horticulture and Courageous by Design speaker, Rebecca McMackin, as she delves into the plant and wildlife management strategies for the park.
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Hunter’s Point South Waterfront Park, Queens, NY

Hunter's Point South Waterfront Park, Long Island City, NY - ©Singleton/SWA, courtesy SWA/BALSLEY and WEISS/MANFREDI

Hear from the team behind Hunter's Point South Waterfront Park on how they created the "international model of urban ecology and a world laboratory for innovative sustainable thinking."
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