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Location: Idlewild Park (Queens) (opens in new tab)
149 Ave., Rockaway Blvd., Jamaica Bay bet. James Brown Pl. and Brookville Blvd., Queens
Meeting Location: meeting at the dead end of 225th street and 149th avenue
Description: Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to protect the forested areas and plant plugs in Idlewild Park! Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in order to help restore the forest and create a healthier ecosystem. Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty. Please be sure to wear a face mask and bring your own water bottle to this event. Space is limited and registration is required. Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by a chaperone.
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