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Be A Park Champion

The trees, birds, wildlife and our community depend on Brooklyn’s Backyard—become a Park Champion today!

What would Brooklyn be without Prospect Park? This treasure is essential to the health and wellbeing of millions of community members, and is home to Brooklyn’s only lake and last remaining forest: a critical habitat for hundreds of species of plants and wildlife. 

Prospect Park Alliance sustains the park in partnership with the City, but we cannot do it alone. Be a Park Champion and play your part in keeping the park green and vibrant! 

Pledge to Be a Park Champion

Do you promise to do your part to keep the park green and vibrant? Then sign our pledge and become a bonafide Park Champion today.

Why Be a Park Champion?

The trees, birds, wildlife and our community depend on Prospect Park, and everyone needs to do their part in the park. Read a guide for the, “Why?” behind our stewardship guidelines.

August is Wildlife Month

Prospect Park Alliance’s Summer of Stewardship continues, and this August…

Volunteer in Prospect Park

Becoming an Alliance volunteer is a great way to Be A Park Champion. Learn about the various types of volunteering and upcoming events in the park.

Caring for the Environment

Prospect Park is home to Brooklyn’s only lake and last remaining forest: critical habitat for hundreds of species of plants and wildlife. The care of these spaces is overseen by Prospect Park Alliance’s talented Landscape Management team.

Nature Activities

Enjoy crafts, activities and fun facts that are fun for the whole family and teach you how to Be a Park Champion from home!

Sustain Your Park

Show your love for Brooklyn’s Backyard and sustain the park that sustains you.

Eco-Friendly Picnic Guide

Prospect Park’s 585 acres are the perfect place for a get together. We’ve compiled 6 tips to help you Be A Park Champion to keep the park healthy and happy while you gather.

Wildlife Quiz

Think you know Prospect Park’s wildlife? Put your knowledge to the test with Prospect Park Alliance’s Wildlife Quiz.