The Reverend Arthur Mackey Sr. Park
Nature Study Website

pond at Mackey park
swamp at Mackey park
maintained Dr. J Bret Bennington with help from
Hofstra University and the
teachers of the Roosevelt and Hempstead Elementary Schools

This website is a work in progress. Its mission is to facilitate the use of the Arthur Mackey Park as a destination and resource for teaching the children of Nassau County about Nature. Please email the webmaster if you have any suggestions or if you wish to contribute photos, links, or information of any kind to the site. If you are a teacher and you use the park as a resource in your teaching, please let us know!

Aerial Views of the Park
(from the USGS Terraserver)

aerial view of park on Long  Island

Click on the image for a closer look!

Teachers on a Rainy Field Trip to the Park

teachers at Mackey Park

Directions and General Information about the Park

Last modified 7-11-05 by Bret Bennington ( All rights reserved by the author. This document may not be distributed or posted in any format or reposted on any other server without permission. The media available on this page may be downloaded for not-for-profit, educational purposes.

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