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Forest Crew

Sunday, May 11, 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

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

Highbridge Park Weather

  • Fri
    Isolated Thunderstorms
    83°F
  • Sat
    Chance Showers
    79°F
  • Sun
    Chance Showers
    77°F
  • Mon
    Chance Thunderstorms
    83°F

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