Invasive Vine SWARM #5 - Tibbets Brook Park
HERE WE GO AGAIN! SWARM #5!
WHERE: Tibbets Brook Park - 355 Midland Ave., Yonkers 10704
Directions to Tibbetts Brook from the northern Westchester:
Take Bronx River Parkway South to Yonkers. Take Exit 11W to Cross County Parkway. Take Exit 3 for Yonkers Avenue. Follow Midland Ave to Tibbetts Brook Park, on your right.
Directions to Tibbetts Brook from North Bronx:
Take Bronx River Parkway North to White Plains. Take Exit 11W to Cross County Parkway, then Take Exit 3 for Yonkers Avenue. Follow Midland Avenue to Tibbets Brook Park on your left.
WHAT: Join Us for the 5th Lower Hudson Valley "Invasive Vine Cutters SWARM!” We’re coming together to attack one big vine problem area and really make a visible difference, as well as meet one another, arrange trades of equipment and tools, share educational opportunities, and generally have a good time. This event is FREE--we just need people to register so we know how many to prepare for!
WHEN: Saturday, December 12th, 10am to 3pm
WHO: Groundwork Hudson Valley's Saw Mill River Coalition is hosting its other vine cutting partners including: Croton Vine Cutters, Hastings Vine Squad, New Rochelle Invasive Vine Collective, Westchester County Parks, Friends of Westchester Parks and more…
10:00 am Meet & Greet
10:15 am Begin Cutting!
12:30 pm Lunch: Swap stories. List potential "SWARM" locations. Equipment swaps.
1:30 pm Resume cutting
2:45 pm Finish Cutting
* All weather dependent. If it's really cold or miserable, we'll postpone for future date. If it starts getting miserable when we're out there, we'll close up early. Please feel free to attend as much as you can. Some people will be coming in the morning, others may not make it until lunch and then cut in the afternoon.
TO BRING: Please bring your own lunch and water. Dress in layers, wear good shoes, gloves. Bring your own tools if you can (loppers, clippers, hand saws)--we will have some available for volunteers. We'll also have hot drinks and snacks.
SWARM Host: Groundwork Hudson Valley's Saw Mill River Coalition
INFORMATION: Please contact Nathan Hunter at firstname.lastname@example.org (860) 214-2258 or Pamela Segura at Pamela@groundworkhv.org
A swarm is a good word for a large group of bees working quickly as a unit. Like bees, any group of people or animals can be considered a swarm if they act together and quickly - even fiercely.