This page is dedicated to exploring the environmental aspects of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. What you will find is an overview of the history of this area to give you a better understanding of how it came to be. You will also learn about the many different types of trees located at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park through our tree identification field work. In addition, we will discuss the types of birds in this park and reasons why they have chosen to live in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. We have included multimedia such as videos, pictures, and maps of this area so that you can join us in our discoveries of what is Flushing Meadows.
- Early History: The Swamp and Ash Dump
- Robert Moses and the World’s Fair
- The Infrastructure
- Willow Lake and Meadow Lake
- The Future
- Study: Tree Identifications