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07/21 Wolfes Pond Park Wetland Restoration

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ORGANIZATION: NYC Parks Stewardship Program

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Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to protect wetland areas in Wolfe's Pond Park! Volunteers will contribute to the ongoing removal of the aquatic competing species, Ludwigia peploides, or Creeping Water Primrose, to help restore and promote species diversity in the pond. Volunteers should be comfortable wearing chest waders and being in a small vessel (i.e. Canoe or Kayak). All equipment will be provided. At this time we are unable to allow children under the age of 18 and those who cannot swim aboard the vessels. This event cannot accommodate volunteers under the age of 12.Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants, sun protection, and clothing that can get dirty. Face masks may be worn at your discretion. Space is limited and registration is required. To sign up a group of 10 or more volunteers please reach out to stewardship@parks.nyc.gov

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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; restore our forests; 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

Sun Jul 21, 2024
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

WHERE

Wolfe's Pond Parkholten ave and purdy plStaten Island, NY 10312

(40.51281,-74.1937)
 

SKILLS

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Education
  • Botany

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 12
  • 2 hours
  • Volunteers under 18 or those who cannot swim are not allowed aboard the boating vessels

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