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ORGANIZATION: Gowanus Canal Conservancy

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  • 5 people are interested

Help the Conservancy take care of street trees on 9th and 10th street! Volunteers will be using small hand tools to aerate tree bed soils, applying compost, and removing debris. We will also refurbish the wildflower planters on 9th Street.

Please wear closed-toed shoes (boots preferred), clothes you don’t mind getting dirty, and hat/sunscreen if needed. We will provide all tools, materials, and gloves including snacks and water. Bring a water bottle if you have one. All volunteers under 18 must have a parent/guardian sign a waiver to bring to the event. Any volunteers under 14 years of age must be accompanied by a parent/guardian for the event.

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About Gowanus Canal Conservancy


248 3rd Street, BROOKLYN, NY 11215, US

Mission Statement

Gowanus Canal Conservancy advocates and cares for ecologically sustainable parks and public spaces in the Gowanus lowlands while empowering a community of stewards. We envision a Gowanus Canal and surrounding urban environment that is clean, resilient, diverse and alive.


Gowanus Canal Conservancy is dedicated to facilitating the development of a resilient, vibrant, open space network centered on the Gowanus Canal through activating and empowering community stewardship of the Gowanus Watershed. Since 2006, we have served as the environmental steward for the neighborhood through leading grassroots volunteer projects; educating students on environmental issues; and working with agencies, elected officials, and the community to advocate for, build, and maintain innovative green infrastructure around the Gowanus Canal.




Sat Apr 22, 2017
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM


3rd Avenue & 10th StreetBrooklyn, NY 11215




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