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Building Up Young Forests Presented by the NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee and the NFL

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.

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New trees were planted last spring at sites across all five boroughs. Just as important to planting trees is ensuring their long-term health and survival through stewardship. During October 8 – 16, volunteers, with the support of the NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee and the NFL, will come out to all five boroughs and help take care of their neighborhood’s newest green asset—their growing forest. Volunteers will pull weeds, remove invasive vegetation, add mulch, and clean-up any litter. The stewardship activities will culminate in the largest planting in one site to date on Saturday October 19, 2013 with 20,000 trees and 5,000 shrubs planted at Rockaway Community Park.

Registration is required

Location

Gerritsen and Channel Avenues in Marine Park
Brooklyn
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

MillionTreesNYC

Contact Email

rsvp@milliontreesnyc.org

Categories

Education, Nature, Volunteer

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

BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

Due to construction, Beach 118th - Beach 126th Streets are closed to swimming until July. Beaches are fully open at Beach 86th Street, Beach 97th Street, Beach 106th Street, and Beach 112th - Beach 117th Streets.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2016

Tennis CourtsMarine Park

Marine Park's tennis courts will be closed for the season due to construction.

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