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Botanical Tour of Oakwood Beach

NYC Wildflower Week

Saturday, August 20, 2011 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM (EDT)

Botanical Tour of Oakwood Beach

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Botanical Tour of Oakwood Beach

Date & Time: Saturday, August 20, 10 – 11:30 am

Location: Meet at the end of Kissam Avenue.  Parking is limited.  More parking available along Old Mill Road and Guyon Avenue (just before turning onto Kissam Avenue - about 1/4 mile to meeting spot). 

Guide: Tim Chambers, NYC Parks & Recreation

Description:  Come see interesting, remnant maritime plant communities in NYC. We will see dune grasses, asters, goldenrods and Eastern prickly pear, the only cactus native to the eastern U.S. and a NYC rarity.

Directions by car: Take Staten Island Expressway (I-278) to Hylan Blvd.  Take Hylan Blvd south to Guyon Avenue.  Take Guyon Avenue east to Kissam Avenue.  Follow Kissam Ave to the end. 

Please Note: We recommend being properly outfitted - long pants, long sleeve shirt, and wide brimmed hat.  Definitely bring water.  You may also like to have sunscreen, camera, bug spray, wildflower guidebooks, hand lens or magnifying glass.  You may also want to bring lunch.  If inclement weather, contact us here via eventbrite.

Have questions about Botanical Tour of Oakwood Beach? Contact NYC Wildflower Week

When & Where

Oakwood Beach
200 Kissam Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10306

Saturday, August 20, 2011 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM (EDT)

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NYC Wildflower Week

NYC has more nature than any other city in North America, with 50,000+ acres of open space and 778 plant species to discover. For details, visit our website and find us on facebook and twitter.

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