Nearly 14 percent of New York City is covered in green spaces, and many of the city’s most verdant spots are right here in Brooklyn.
You may spend a lot of time in the borough’s public parks, especially in the summer, but do you know who’s responsible for creating and maintaining them? According to a recent study from TD Bank, you might not.
The environmentally conscious bank recently released findings from its first “Rooted In NYC” survey, which revealed that 98 percent of Brooklynites believe that natural areas are important to the health of their community. However, more than half (53 percent) don’t know who to thank for keeping our green spaces beautiful and accessible. (more…)