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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
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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(917) 618-1595

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Know Before You Go

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

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The area of Rockaway Beach from Beach 116th Street to Beach 109th Street will be temporarily closed as the US Army Corps of Engineers begins sand moving operations. Once work begins in this area, we expect the closure to last approximately one week.

More information about the Army Corps’ work to replenish Rockaway Beach is available on their NY District website.


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Work is starting on the Rockaway Boardwalk Reconstruction Project. Read our April 2014 update for more information.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2014

Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk Weather

  • Sun

    53°F
  • Mon

    56°F
  • Tue

    56°F
  • Wed

    53°F

7-day forecast

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