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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

New York City parks are now open. We continue to urge caution in parks under wintry conditions: parks paths can be slippery, snow cover can cover frozen lakes and bodies of water, and branches may have fallen. If you see a fallen branch call 311.

Some recreation centers will open from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. today with limited staffing.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

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Marcus Garvey Park

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MillionTreesNYC Tree Care Workshop and Care Day in Manhattan

Saturday, February 23, 2013

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

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

Join MillionTreesNYC and NYC Parks crews in caring for trees this month.

This winter Parks Crews are structurally pruning young trees by removing broken and crossed branches. We welcome volunteers to work alongside these crews to care for street tree beds once the trees have been pruned. Join us in removing litter and spreading mulch, and you will have the chance to watch the experts in action and witness the pruning process.

Help water and care for the 60,000 new street trees that have been planted across New York City! Join the MillionTreesNYC Stewardship Corps and help keep New York City green by coming to a free MillionTreesNYC stewardship workshop where you will learn:

  • What is MillionTreesNYC?
  • How to identify trees in New York City
  • Benefits trees bring to our city
  • Tree Care - Water! Weed! Mulch!

All participants will care for trees using small gardening tools and watering buckets. Please dress for light gardening work, wear close-toed shoes, and bring a refillable water bottle.

Pledge to take care of a specific street tree and get a free watering kit and volunteer card.

Registration is required.

Location

Marcus Garvey Park Dog Run in Marcus Garvey Park
120th Street & Madison Avenue
Manhattan
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

MillionTreesNYC

Contact Email

stewards@milliontreesnyc.org

Categories

Education, Nature, Volunteer

Directions to Marcus Garvey Park

Know Before You Go

ParkMarcus Garvey Park

The little league comfort station at Marcus Garvey Park is currently closed for reconstruction.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2015

Marcus Garvey Park Weather

  • Wed
    Becoming Sunny
    30°F
  • Thu
    Increasing Clouds
    33°F
  • Fri
    Chance Light Snow
    34°F
  • Sat
    Sunny
    21°F

7-day forecast

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