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10/21 Greenbelt Native Plant Center Gardening

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ORGANIZATION: NYC Parks Stewardship Program

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.

Help care for native plants for the Founder Seed Program with the Greenbelt Native Plant Center! The Founder Seed Program aims to grow native seed, sourced from local populations, for restoration projects across the city. Activities may include planting, weeding, general fieldwork, and harvesting. Tools will be provided. No prior knowledge about native plants or farming is required. Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty.

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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.

CAUSE AREAS

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WHEN

Fri Oct 21, 2022
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

WHERE

Greenbelt Native Plant Center3808 Victory BlvdStaten Island, NY 10314

(40.59631,-74.18138)
 

SKILLS

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Education
  • Farming
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture
  • Environmental Science

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Space is limited and registration is required. Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

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