On this day 40 years ago, the Central Park Conservancy Board of Trustees first met—setting the stage for meticulous care of the Park in the decades since. Funded primarily by individual donations, the Conservancy tends to the largest and smallest details of the Park’s maintenance and restoration, while seeking innovative ways to nurture and manage a living masterpiece that feels welcoming to our 42 million visitors each year. Discover how we preserve and celebrate Central Park as a sanctuary from urban life, enhancing the enjoyment and well-being of all. 

News: Celebrating 40 Years of the Conservancy