Join SCA to commemorate Veterans Day with service at Jacob Riis Park in Queens. SCA will work with Gateway National Recreation Area to plant 1500 trees seedlings and prepare the ground for pollinator beds along a bike path in Jamaica Bay.
With the support of American Express and in support of the Find Your Park campaign, SCA is mobilizing volunteers coast to coast in celebration of the National Park Service Centennial. Join us on Jamaica Bay as we unite in service to our public lands.
Free lunch and t-shirts will be provided for all volunteers!
WHEN: Saturday, November 12th, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: Jacob Riis Park, Rockaway Beach Blvd, Queens, NY 11694. Kickoff on the Jacob Riis Park Promenade (near the Riis Park Beach Bazaar).
***Free volunteer shuttles will depart from Brooklyn College / Flatbush Avenue and return following the event. See details on registration page.***
WHAT: Volunteers will help to plant 1500 trees seedlings and prepare the ground for pollinator beds along a bike path in Jamaica Bay.
BRING WITH YOU: Please wear long pants and closed-toe shoes and bring a reusable water bottle. The event will take place rain or shine so please dress for the weather!
PROVIDED: SCA will provide light morning snacks and a free lunch for all volunteers, as well as work gloves and free Find Your Park t-shirts.
REGISTRATION: Please register at http://FindYourParkSCAnyc.eventbrite.com to complete the online waiver.
QUESTIONS: Contact Ann Pedtke, SCA Marketing & Events Manager, at [email protected] or 724-678-9401. We welcome large groups!