Though currently surrounded by fencing, the Ridgewood Reservoir on the Brooklyn-Queens border may soon be reopened to the public as a brand-new wildlife sanctuary. The Parks Department recently announced that it intends to convert the 50-acre site into a new nature preserve and educational center as part of the city’s PLAN-Y-C 2030 master plan.
NEW LOOK FOR HIGHLAND
City to revitalize reservoirs in Ridgewood as green space
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