Volunteer Landscaping @ Freshkills Park Studio + Gallery

May 13, 2022 1:00pm

Join the Freshkills Park Alliance and NYC Parks for a volunteer day at our Studio + Gallery off the New Springville Greenway and discover ways to support our open and natural areas. ! Ages 18+

We will work together to remove invasive species and debris, spread new soil, light pruning and more!

As per NYC Parks policy, volunteers must sign an activity waiver and will be required to show proof they have received two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or the one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in order to participate.

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Location: We will meet at 1:30pm in the Parking lot next to 2240 Richmond Ave, Staten Island, NY 10314. 

Plan Ahead: Wear long pants, close-toed shoes, and insect repellant. Also wear a hat and bring water and a snack. Tools, gloves, masks, and sanitizer will be provided. Do not attend if you are sick or have been exposed to COVID-19.

Cancellation: This project will be canceled if registration is too low, social distancing regulations change, or if there is a 60% or greater chance of rain, storms, or extreme heat on the day of the event.

COVID-19 Precautions:

Stay home and notify the event organizer if you feel sick, have tested positive for COVID-19, or came in contact with anyone who tested positive for COVID-19 in the 10 days prior to the event. Should you develop symptoms after registration, please cancel your registration by email. karl.vetter@parks.nyc.gov

You will find current information on NYC Parks safety guidelines here.  

Can’t make it?  You can still help by promoting our volunteer projects with your friends and neighbors. Students can receive credit for community service hours.  We will also be adding more volunteer opportunities as the season continues.  For more information about upcoming volunteer opportunities, check out our website: www.freshkillspark.org/volunteer

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