Forest Park

Back to Event List

City Nature Challenge: Volunteer Litter Clean Up and Nature Exploration Hike

Saturday, May 1, 2021

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.

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

Join the Urban Park Rangers for a cleanup of Forest Park, followed by a nature exploration hike to collect data for the City Nature Challenge. The City Natrue Challenge is happening from April 30 to May 3. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 City Nature Challenge will not be focused on competition but will instead embrace the healing power of nature and celebrate tens of thousands of people all around the world, searching for and documenting their local biodiversity, together in this event. Participants will make observations and record data using iNaturalist. Participants are encouraged to download the iNaturalist app onto their mobile device, prior to the event for an interactive experience.

Please note: We are offering outdoor programs with limited attendance so that you can have a safe and enjoyable time in parks. Based on New York State guidance for sports and recreation during COVID-19, we’ve put protocols into place to keep our participants and staff safe and healthy. We're asking everyone to help us stay safe:

  • Stay home if you're sick
  • Maintain six feet of physical distance between households
  • Wear a face covering
  • Wash your hands

Additionally, we encourage participants to bring their own hand sanitizer to our programs.

 

Location

Wallenburg Square in Forest Park Accessible
Queens
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Urban Park Rangers,

Contact Number

(718) 846-2731

Categories

Education, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife

Additional Media

Directions to Forest Park

Was this information helpful?