10/19 Fall Stewardship Day-Idlewild Park Forest Restoration

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NYC Parks Stewardship Program

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 3 people are interested
Cutting Back Weeds

Volunteer with the Stewardship Team at our Fall Stewardship Day at Idlewild Park! Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants and also participate in a seeding project in order to help restore natural areas and create a healthier ecosystem. Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty. Please bring your own water bottle for this event. Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by a chaperone

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About NYC Parks Stewardship Program

Location:

Queens Plaza South and 10th Street, Little Green Trailer, New York, NY 11101, US

Mission Statement

The Stewardship Program is a service program that recruits, trains, and supports volunteers for ecological projects across the city. You can help keep New York City’s forests, wetlands, and coastlines thriving. Join us to plant trees, shrubs, and grasses; remove harmful invasive exotic vegetation; care for street tree beds; and remove debris from our wetlands.

Description

What We Offer

You’ll be led by an experienced staff that provides all of the tools and equipment needed to properly care for our natural areas. Get hands-on, educational experience in some of the most beautiful and diverse habitats throughout NYC!

Who Should Volunteer

Our volunteer program is for anyone who loves nature. We can accommodate local organizations, individuals, corporations, "voluntourists," schools, universities and visiting service organizations. We welcome a wide range of experience levels, abilities, and group sizes.

WHEN

Sat Oct 19, 2019
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM  

WHERE

Idlewild ParkSpringfield Ln and 149th AveJamaica, NY 11413

(40.66794,-73.75367)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • 3 Hours
  • Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by a chaperone

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