Join the Student Conservation Association for November's ConSERVE NYC event at Riverside Park in Manhattan on Saturday, November 9th.
Riverside Park encompasses four miles of waterfront along the Hudson River on Manhattan's West Side. In June, SCA and American Eagle joined forces to help clear tires, lumber, and other storm debris that had washed up at the park during Hurricane Sandy. This month, volunteers are returning to plant flower bulbs, spread mulch, and prepare the park for the winter.
This event is the second in a yearlong series of public service projects that SCA is holding across the five boroughs of New York City. With Saturday conservation projects at new sites each month, ConSERVE NYC offers volunteers the opportunity to help build resiliency in New York City's public lands—and to network with others who share an interest in urban conservation.
WHEN: Saturday, November 9th, 10:00 am to 1:30 pm
WHERE: Riverside Park, 142nd Street and Riverside Drive, New York, NY
WHAT: Planting and mulching at Riverside's community volunteer gardens
BRING WITH YOU: Please wear long pants and sturdy shoes that you don’t mind getting dirty. Please note there will be nowhere to store bags while working, so please travel light!
PROVIDED: SCA will provide snacks and lunch for volunteers as well as gloves, water bottles, and all necessary project supplies.
BY PUBLIC TRANSIT: Take the 1 train to 145th Street. Walk south towards 142nd Street, then walk west on 142nd Street until you reach Riverside Drive. Cross Riverside Drive and meet in front of the Riverbank Camel Playground.
10:00 – 10:30 am: Registration and kick-off
10:30 am – 1:00 pm: PROJECT WORK
1:00 – 1:30 pm: Lunch and closing
Contact Ann Pedtke, SCA Marketing Outreach Coordinator, at email@example.com or 724-678-9401.
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is America’s conservation corps. Our members protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces in all 50 states.
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