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>Survival Series: Bow Drills and Friction Fires

Sunday, May 26, 2019

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.

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Our Urban Park Rangers are well-versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life. All programs are family-friendly but are recommended for ages 8 years and older.

Learn to use creativity and ingenuity to start a fire and keep it going. Participants will learn unique and unusual ways to start a fire using unconventional methods.

Please note: Registration is required for this program. To register, visit the Urban Park Rangers' registration page. Registration opens on Wednesday, May 15. 


Salt Marsh Nature Center in Marine Park Accessible
Avenue U and East 33rd Street
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Urban Park Rangers

Contact Number

(718) 421-2021


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BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

Rockaway Beach is closed between Beach 38th Street and Beach 57th Street to accommodate the nesting areas of several endangered and threatened shorebird species. To learn more, please visit our Rockaway Beach Endangered Species Nesting Area page.

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