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Spring Creek Coastal Clean-up (REGISTRATION FULL)

Monday, January 20, 2014

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.

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Registration for this event is now closed.

Volunteer with the Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) on Martin Luther King Day to clean up Spring Creek. Volunteers will help remove trash and debris from upland areas around Spring Creek Marsh. This work will help protect and maintain this important Jamaica Bay wetland habitat. Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty. Please meet your NAV Tech Lead at the corner of 157 Avenue and 77th Street. Space is limited. Registration is required for this event.

Location

157th Avenue and 77th Street in Spring Creek Park
Queens
Directions to this location

157th Avenue and 77th Street
Queens
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Natural Areas Volunteers

Contact Number

(212) 360-3318

Contact Email

nav@parks.nyc.gov

Categories

Volunteer, Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

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Know Before You Go

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

PlaygroundsSeba Playground

Seba Playground will be closed to reconstruct the current Seba Tot Lot into a playground for children of all ages. The new design will enlarge the toddler area by adding a custom spray shower, seating, and two new tot play units. Additional play spaces will also be added for 5 to 12 year olds, and will include a large accessible play unit, a second spray shower and seating area. These two play areas will be joined by 15 additional swings for both age groups. The site will also feature an accessible drinking fountain, attractive plantings, and a bicycle rack.

BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

The United States Army Corps of Engineers has resumed pumping sand onto Rockaway Beach in efforts to repair and restore the beach. Access to the beach area from Beach 61st Street to Beach 19th Street may be limited while the pumping operation continues. The Corps expects sand placement work to be completed by the end of October, weather permitting. Swimming is not permitted at Rockaway Beach, or any NYC beach, after Labor Day. Please visit the United States Army Corps of Engineers’ website for more information.

Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways Weather

  • Wed
    Chance Rain
    70°F
  • Thu
    Slight Chc Rain
    69°F
  • Fri
    Sunny
    68°F
  • Sat
    Rain Likely
    72°F

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