"Marielle Anzelone, an Indiana Jones of plant ecologists"            - The New York Times

"Nature in the City" - The New York Times video profile and tour of Inwood Hill Park from her “Autumn Unfolds” series on City Room.

  people + nature + cities


Writing in The New York Times or visioning the PopUP Forest, Marielle is redefining how we think about cities. Her innovative work supports local biodiversity, connects urbanites to this nearby nature, and advocates for a more resilient and livable future.


  Marielle's work has inspired people around the world, with global twitter buzz     and media coverage from Singapore to London to Lima, Peru.

       Whether moderating engaging discussions or delivering keynote speeches,          she presents these ideas to audiences with passion and humor.


Marielle is a frequent contributor to The Huffington Post and The New York Times with her thought-provoking essays and opinion writing.




"She may well be the only person in the city who believes poison ivy is '''actually not   a bad plant'" - The New York Times