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Trash Hero Park Cleanup at Riverside Park

Saturday, October 26, 2019

10:00 a.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.

As part of Riverside Park Conservancy's woodland restoration initiative, a tribe of goats spent the summer at Riverside Park's Bird Sanctuary eating away literal tons of invasive plants and poison ivy. This clearing of weeds uncovered piles of trash that had accumulated over the past decade (and more), hidden from view.

Join TRASH HERO, in partnership with Riverside Park Conservancy, for a cleanup of the Bird Sanctuary! 

Email newyork@trashhero.org to RSVP.

Dress comfortably and be prepared to get dirty! Best to remove jewelry, wear hair tied back, closed-toe work shoes and long pants required. This location is on a slope and there are areas of poison ivy, so please come prepared. Do not bring additional bags, as there is really no place to store belongings. We will have water onsite and encourage you to bring your own reusable water bottle.

 

Location

Riverside Park Bird Sanctuary in Riverside Park Accessible
Manhattan
Directions to this location
Location Details:
Take the #1 train to 116th St and walk north four blocks to 120th St. Turn left and walk two blocks to Riverside Drive. Cross Riverside Drive and turn right to walk north into the park. You will find our tent ahead of you!

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Riverside Park Conservancy, TRASH HERO New York,

Contact Number

(212) 870-3073

Contact Email

grassroots@riversideparknyc.org

Categories

Nature, Volunteer

Directions to Riverside Park

Know Before You Go

Skate ParksRiverside Skate Park

Riverside Skate Park is closed to reconstruct the existing skate park with new skate elements, fencing, benches, picnic tables, and landscaping. Please visit the Capital Project Tracker page for updates on the project.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2020

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