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Marine Park Forest Restoration

Saturday, March 31, 2018

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

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Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to protect natural areas in Marine Park! Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in order to help protect the forests and grasslands and create a healthier ecosystem. They will also be installing cedar stakes on young juniper and pine trees to help them grow straight. Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty. Please bring your own water bottle to this event. Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by a chaperone.

Location

Salt Marsh Nature Center in Marine Park Accessible
Avenue U and East 33rd Street
Brooklyn
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Stewardship Team

Contact Number

(718) 392-5232

Contact Email

mary.hanchar@parks.nyc.gov

Categories

Education, Nature, Volunteer

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BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

For your safety, the following sections of the beach are closed due to erosion: Beach 91st Street to Beach 95th Street and from Beach 98th Street to Beach 102nd Street. Other areas of the beach are open, along with the entire boardwalk, all concessions, and restrooms.

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