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ORGANIZATION: Gowanus Canal Conservancy

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Volunteers will help with stewardship activities at the GCC's outdoor stewardship site, 9th Street Bridge Plaza (25 9th Street, Brooklyn 11215) by taking care of their native plant nursery. Volunteers will need to use gardening tools such as shovels, wheelbarrows, trowels, and trash grabbers. Some tasks may require kneeling, bending, or lifting. Activities include: potting up plants, mixing soil, weeding, and more.

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About Gowanus Canal Conservancy

Location:

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.

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.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Environment
Community, Environment

WHEN

Wed Oct 12, 2022
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM

WHERE

25 9th StreetBrooklyn, NY 11215

(40.67442,-73.99699)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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