Sarah Aucoin
Director, Urban Park Rangers
City of New York Parks & Recreation

Apr. 06, 2012

Taking a Walk on New York’s Wild Side

From beavers to flying squirrels -- researchers discuss how cities like New York are home to diverse plant and animal life.

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\tIt's crunch time for the 'balloonatics' at Macy's Parade Studio. The balloons themselves, which are designed and fabricated in a warehouse in New Jersey, are getting their final checkup before the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. John Piper and Jim Artle take us around the studio and spill the secrets of inflation, explain how to calculate whether your balloon will float, and explain why the balloons look better after a little time in the sun.

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