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Clean & Green: 11/6/20

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Gowanus Canal Conservancy

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Volunteers will maintain urban rain gardens and bioswales throughout the Gowanus neighborhood. Activities include weeding, watering, pruning, planting, picking up litter. This event will be outdoors and will require proper social distancing. All volunteers are required to wear a mask.

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About Gowanus Canal Conservancy

Location:

543 Union St, Suite 1E, 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.

Description

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.

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WHEN

Fri Nov 06, 2020
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM  

WHERE

2 Second AvenueBrooklyn, NY 11215

(40.67541,-73.99175)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Botany
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture

GOOD FOR

  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 14
  • This event will run from 2 pm to 5 pm. 
  • Volunteers must wear a mask and abide by social distancing protocols. PPE will be provided upon request if needed. 

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