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Marine Park Wetland Grass Planting

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

9:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.

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

Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Marine Park to plant native Spartina grasses. This work will help to restore the shorelines of Jamaica Bay. Volunteers will be trained in planting techniques. Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants and clothing that can get wet. Please meet your NAV Technical Leader at Avenue U and East 33rd. Space is limited. Registration is required for this event.

Location

Salt Marsh Nature Center in Marine Park Accessible
East 33rd Street and Avenue U
Brooklyn
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Natural Areas Volunteers

Contact Number

(212) 360-3318

Contact Email

NAV@parks.nyc.gov

Categories

Nature, Waterfront

Directions to Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways

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

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Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways Weather

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    Chance Thunderstorms
    86°F

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