New York

ConSERVE NYC: MLK Day at East River Park, Manhattan

Join the Student Conservation Association as we team up with NYC Parks and AmeriCorps to celebrate MLK Day through service at East River Park in Manhattan.

East River Park encompasses 57 acres of waterfront on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. During Hurricane Sandy, the park was inundated with over six feet of storm surge. Beyond the immediate damages, the storm left a lasting impact in the form of salt contamination.

ConSERVE NYC: Beach Cleanup at Jacob Riis Park, Queens

Join SCA as we team up with Gateway National Recreation Area for our December ConSERVE NYC project at Jacob Riis Park!

Situated in the Rockaways, Jacob Riis is known as the “People’s Beach” of New York City. The historic beachfront provides recreational space for thousands of residents every year, and important coastal habitat for water birds and other wildlife.

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