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Earth Day in Jamaica Bay

Saturday, April 26, 2014

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.

Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.

Join us for a fun day of educational and community service events in Broad Channel, Queens. Bring your children, friends and family to help make our community spaces greener and to help our salt marsh habitats thrive this year!
All cleanup volunteers are eligible to win two free concert tickets to see world famous musician, Jack Johnson, perform at Jones Beach Theatre on Saturday, June 7th, 2014, courtesy of Skraptacular and the Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation.
To be eligible, you must register in advance for the cleanup and check in at our registration desk the day of the cleanup.  Click here to register.
The ticket winner will be announced on our Facebook page, so please "Like Us" on Facebook!
Volunteer Information:
10 AM - 12 Noon: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge ecology walk with Don Riepe of the American Littoral Society. Meet at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center on Cross Bay Boulevard in Broad Channel, Queens, NY.
12 Noon: Check-in for Community Cleanup of Sunset Cove & American Park. All volunteers are required to sign volunteer waivers.
12:15 PM: Dan Mundy Sr. and Dan Mundy Jr. of the Jamaica Bay Ecowatchers and Elizabeth Stoehr of the American Littoral Society present a short talk about the Marsh Restoration Initiative.
12:30 PM – 3 PM: Cleanup begins. Bring gloves, water, insect repellant, sunscreen and wear appropriate shoes. Long pants recommended.

Location

Broad Channel American Ball Fields
Cross Bay Blvd and 22 Road
Queens
Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at the Broad Channel American Ballfields Parking Lot for cleanup. Plenty of on-site parking.

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

American Littoral Society

Contact Number

(718) 474-0896

Contact Email

NEChapter@littoralsociety.org

Categories

Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Waterfront

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