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Rockaway Composting and Plant Debris Removal

Saturday, May 4, 2013

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.

This event repeats every day between 5/4/2013 and 5/5/2013.

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

Improving the neighborhoods of Rockaway and Broad Channel after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy includes the removal of dead shrubs and trees and subsequent re-landscaping. This weekend, NYC Parks will assist in this effort with a debris collection and compost distribution initiative.

We are conducting a wood debris collection effort, during which you can bring your tree debris, branches and shrubs to two locations for chipping. At these sites, compost (which provides beneficial organic matter when incorporated into soil) can be obtained at no cost.  Please bring bags and shovels for the compost.

Location

Neponsit Health Care Center Parking Lot in Rockaway Beach
Queens
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(917) 618-1595

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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.

Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk Weather

  • Tue
    Isolated Thunderstorms
    71°F
  • Wed
    Rain
    61°F
  • Thu
    Rain Likely
    61°F
  • Fri
    Partly Sunny
    63°F

7-day forecast

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