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04/22 Idlewild Park Tree Planting

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NYC Parks Stewardship Program

Volunteer with the Stewardship Team and the Eastern Queens Alliance to protect the forested areas in Idlewild Park! Volunteers will help us plants trees, remove debris and safely remove invasive plants in order to restore the forest and create a healthier ecosystem. NYC Parks staff will lead volunteers on a short hike to the work site and demonstrate all tasks for the day. Space is limited and registration is required. 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.

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WHEN

Thu Apr 22, 2021
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM  

WHERE

Idlewild ParkSpringfield and 149Jamaica, NY 11430

(40.64335,-73.78897)
 

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Please come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty. Plan to wear a face mask and bring your own water bottle to this event.

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