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Chris grew up in St. Augustine, Florida, with a salt marsh for a playground - fishing and surfing as a way of life. After college Chris made the very smart decision of working as a fly fishing guide in Wyoming and the Carribean before a career as a natural resource trader on Wall Street. Chris is the Tri-State Manager for NWF, based in NYC and constantly daydreaming on where to taking his young daughter camping, fishing and climbing.

Climate and Kids – Investing in Sustainability

10/1/2013 // By Christopher Parker

Under a buttonwood tree on Wall Street beginning in 1792, men gathered to exchange the stocks of the day.  On the first evening of the 2013 NYC Climate Week and nearing the 1st anniversary of super storm Sandy, corporate America […] Read more >

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Google Earth

6/6/2013 // By Christopher Parker

     Dragonflies, Downy Woodpecker, swans, Garter Snake, ladybugs, Red-winged Blackbirds, beetles, ducks and a just hatched aquatic turtle who really wanted to make its first trip to the pond.  That is not typically the list of wildlife one expects to […] Read more >

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Partnership Playbook

6/3/2013 // By Christopher Parker

Recently I spoke with a reporter from a major east coast newspaper about possible article topics for NWF’s work around NYC; I suggested our post Hurricane Sandy restoration projects and was told that the editor was worn out from Sandy […] Read more >

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Small Company, Big Impact

5/27/2013 // By Christopher Parker

Superstorm Sandy was indeed a very big storm, caused a large amount of destruction and affected millions of people, everything about it was big. On May 17, 2013 a small company made a very big effort in the restoration work […] Read more >

Ring Ring! NWF Rings the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

5/23/2013 // By Christopher Parker

There is a lot of strange wildlife running around Times Square in New York and certainly not the same kind that National Wildlife Federation has been protecting for 77 years, but that didn’t stop NWF from braving this concrete jungle […] Read more >

NWF volunteers spent the day planting native grasses to help rebuild dunes devastated by Hurricane Sandy

Cushman & Wakefield Help NWF Restore NYC Dunes

5/7/2013 // By Christopher Parker

Things that take years to build can be taken down overnight; such is the case with barrier sand dunes in Gateway National Recreation Area sitting between New York City and the ocean.  On October 29, 2012 Superstorm Sandy flattened miles […] Read more >

Volunteers help rebuild a NYC Youth Camp that was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy.

Volunteers Get Dirty on Earth Day to Restore Hurricane-Damaged Youth Garden

4/23/2013 // By Christopher Parker

Earth Day 2013 at New York City’s Gateway National Recreation Area was a day for partnerships. Home Depot, National Park Service and NWF volunteers all converged at the Ecology Village garden this week to restore a site badly damaged by Hurricane […] Read more >