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Alley Creek Salt Marsh Restoration

Saturday, March 18, 2017

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

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Help the NYC Parks Stewardship Team and the Natural Areas Conservancy restore a vital and dynamic urban resource—the salt marshes of Alley Creek!

Volunteers will place logs made out of rolled coconut fiber, or coir logs, to shrink expanding tidal pools and restore historic salt marsh for habitat. The coir logs will create a temporary boundary to hold clean sand in place for new salt marsh plants. This work will help conserve the longevity of the Alley Creek salt marsh for birds, crabs, mussels, and other wildlife that rely on this vibrant ecosystem to live!

Please note: Due to the physical nature of this project, volunteers must be 18 and older. Waders will be provided. Registration is required. Please register here.

Location

Alley Pond Environmental Center
228-06 Northern Boulevard
Queens
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Stewardship Team

Contact Number

(718) 392-5232

Contact Email

Gabriella.Cappo@parks.nyc.gov

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