|FRESH KILLS: LANDFILL TO LANDSCAPE
Although Fresh Kills Landfill is not a wholly natural environment, the site has developed its own unique ecology. Today, even with four large landfill mounds on the site, forests, tidal wetlands, and freshwater wetlands still exist. One of the fundamentals of nature, adaptation, is demonstrated in the evolution of these natural features in an unnatural context.
Resource Category: STATEN ISLAND SCENE - GOVERNMENT SERVICES
Added: May 12, 2005