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Clean & Green: 11/18/20

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Gowanus Canal Conservancy

Tree Stewardship

Volunteers will help to cultivate native plants at our Lowlands Nursery and assist in community composting efforts. Activities will include potting up and watering plants, creating potting mix, sifting compost. 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.

Community
Environment

WHEN

Wed Nov 18, 2020
10:00 AM - 01:00 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
  • The volunteer event will run from 10 am to 1 pm. 
  • Volunteers must wear a mask and abide by social distancing protocols. PPE will be provided upon request if needed. 

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