Category Archives: Wildlife

A good year for sunflowers

August 20, 2016- Every year, I select the tallest sunflower and save the seeds for next year, in an attempt to breed super plants.

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My personal Bald Eagle nest

Update July 11, 20126- by Steven E Greer I was driving back to the city from my rural Ohio home, 9:00 AM, bright morning sunlight,

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Exclusive: a red-tailed hawk visits Liberty Park

Update July 1, 2016- Correction: This seems to be a red-tailed hawk, or even a golden eagle, rather than a

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Sounds from nature

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Sea sheep

May 28, 2016- The 8 ducklings are still alive. This is unusual. They normally have at least one or two die.

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Ducks fight over the right to swim in Brookfield Falls

May 29, 2016

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Will AlliedBarton and the new park staff keep the ducklings alive?

Update May 19, 2016- As a direct result of BatteryPark.TV reporting, below, the new parks staff are taking responsibility for the ducklings, it appears.

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NYC’s newest celebrity rodent: The baby-carrying opossum

May 19, 2016- NYC’s newest celebrity rodent

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NYT essay about abuse of “service pet” status

January 2, 2016- The NYT has an essay about the abuse of divisibility laws by normal people

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Enjoy it while you can because the BPCA is going to pave it over

April 15, 2015- The tarp came off the newly seeded West Thames grass field. Enjoy it while you

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Who killed the Koi?

April 21, 2011 One of the best assets in Battery Park City for children and visitors has been the unique and

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Who killed the ducklings of Teardrop Park?

June 7, 2011- By Steven Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV has learned that a mallard duck nest in Teardrop Park, that hatched into at least 10

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Did the Parks Conservancy intentionally raise the pond level that killed the ducklings?

November 18, 2011- By Steven Greer, MD Viewers will recall our previous stories from the spring following

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Shark!

Update June 26, 2015- The Post is making a big deal out of the story of a BPC esplanade

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BPC dog portraits

May 30, 2015

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Mystery solved. The squirrels did it.

Oak tree seedlings planted by squirrels May 16, 2015- I noticed some holes in the dirt in my garden and was wondering what caused them.

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Coyote eats tiny Yorkie

May 3, 2015- The Daily Mail reports that a local coyote, much like the one captured in

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Wild coyote filmed on West Thames and captured

April 25, 2015- A blog reports, “A coyote that was on a morning run in Battery Park City was just captured by the NYPD Emergency Service Unit.”

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The declining butterfly population in North America

February 10, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The government is making efforts to set aside land to help repopulate the declining Monarch butterfly

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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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