Volunteer Landscaping at Freshkills Schmul Park

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Volunteer Landscaping at Freshkills Schmul Park

Learn how to identify native and invasive plants while helping to beautify the landscape!

By Freshkills Park

When and where

Date and time

Saturday, March 13, 2021 · 9am - 12pm EST


Schmul Park Schmul Park Staten Island, NY 10314

About this event

Become an “Eco Warrior” and help Freshkills Park Alliance and NYC Parks Department maintain a biodviersity garden at Schmul Park! Learn how to identify native, invasive, and ornamental plants while helping to beautify the landscape! We'll also be working to remove litter and make the place beautiful in all ways.

Registration: By registering for this event, you confirm you will provide your own transportation.

Location: We will meet at Schmul Park ( Pearson St. & Watson Ave). By public transportation take the S62 or S92 to Victory Blvd/ Wild Ave.  

Gear: Wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty, long pants are preferred.  Closed-toe shoes like sneakers or boots are required.   Please also bring water and sunblock.  Gardening gloves will be provided.

Technology: Feel free to take photos, but consider carefully before bringing any electronic devices with you as they may possibly get wet, damaged, or dropped during the program.

Restrictions: You will be asked to sign an activity waiver before participating in the program. Participants must be Ages 14+. Participants under 18 will require aparent or guardians signature. Waivers will be emailed with confiramtion emails closer to the event.

Cancellation: This event will be canceled if registration is too low, or if there is a 60% or greater chance of rain on the day of the event. You will be asked to confirm your registration by email before the event. As we receive cancellations, names will be added from the waitlist. If you know you will be unable to attend, please cancel your registration by email so we can fill the reservation. info@freshkillspark.org

Covid-19 Precautions:

All Visitors and Staff must wear a mask during the entire event.

Masks, Gloves, and Hand sanitizer will be available.

All gardening equipment will be sanitized before and after the event.

By participating in this event you are acknowledging that you and your guests have not experienced a fever, not tested positive for COVID-19, and have not been exposed to anyone with COVID-19 within 14 days of the event. Should you develop symptoms after registration, please cancel your registration by email.


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About the organizer

Organized by
Freshkills Park

At 2,200 acres, Freshkills Park will be almost three times the size of Central Park and the largest park developed in New York City in over 100 years. Free tours offer insights into ongoing development and unmatched views, and recreational programs provide opportunities to experience the hills and waterways before the park officially opens.