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Forest Crew

Sunday, June 1, 2014

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.

This event repeats every week on Sunday between 5/4/2014 and 11/2/2014.

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

The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees.

As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and native plant identification, proper removal techniques and an overview of New York Restoration Project’s approach to urban reforestation. Anyone interested in forest ecology, invasive plant removal, and urban forests should join the Forest Crew in their work every Sunday morning.

New members must attend a training and orientation the first Sunday of every month.

Registration required.

Location

190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue in Highbridge Park Accessible
Manhattan
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

New York Restoration Project

Contact Number

(917) 291-6436

Contact Email

volunteer@nyrp.org

Categories

Nature, Volunteer

Directions to Highbridge Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

ParkHighbridge Park

The historic Brush stairway located at West 157th Street is being reconstructed with the same utilitarian characteristics and simple expression of steel and concrete as the original. While incorporating similar materials, the stairway will be upgraded to meet today's building code. The lower area along the Harlem River drive will be improved with new picnic tables, a game table, benches and landscaping.
Anticipated Completion: Winter 2014

Recreation CentersHighbridge Recreation Center

There are reduced hours at NYC Parks' Recreation Centers over the holidays. On Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve, Recreation Centers open at the normal time, but close at 5 p.m. On Christmas Day and New Year's Day, Recreation Centers are closed. For more information, please visit the holiday schedule link featured on each Recreation Center's homepage under "Holidays".
Anticipated Completion: 01/01/2015

Highbridge Park Weather

  • Tue
    Rain
    52°F
  • Wed
    Heavy Rain
    57°F
  • Mon
    Chance Rain
    55°F
  • Fri
    Sunny
    49°F

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