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What We Do...

Monitor Local Development

The Preservancy monitors local development projects to ensure full compliance with zoning and historic preservation regulations.


Initiate and Participate in Long-term Planning

We initiate and participate in long-term planning and preservation projects, to ensure that community needs are heard and met, and to protect and enhance Riverdale’s superb natural environment and community character.


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We also provide information, through community meetings, written materials, our website, and on social media to enable local residents to be active and engaged in environmental and planning issues.

Historic Riverdale

The Riverdale Nature Preservancy monitors development of historically significant property to ensure compliance with regulations.

Long Term      Planning

The Riverdale Nature Preservancy works with local government to represent the long-term needs of the community.  The RNP contribues to thoughtful planning for affordable housing, equitable access to green spaces, and development that thoughtfully preserves unique local ecology.

Natural Resources

The Riverdale Nature Preservancy works to protect and enhance the superb natural resources in the local area for communal enjoyment in generations to come.


The Riverdale Nature Preservancy highlights current issues in zoning and planning for community engagement.  We ensure community members are informed about complex planning issues, and communicate local interests to representatives in Bronx Community Board 8.

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