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Saturday May 4, 2019
 
9:00 AM
https://www.ptny.org/events/i-love-my-park-day
Contact  Theresa Draves
theresa.draves@dec.ny.gov

Registration: https://ptny.wufoo.com/forms/z10ya3ij0oie47n/

Parking Instructions: parking area located on the corner of Lewis and Ruttenbur road.
Ages for all projects: All ages welcome

Volunteer Project #1: Equestrian Trails spring cleanup. CCETS volunteers
Please bring: Garden gloves, water, snack, loppers, rakes, sturdy shoes
Start time: 9am
End time: 12pm
Meeting Location: Lewis and Ruttenbur parking area

Volunteer Project #2: Planting trees along the overland hiking trail by Boutwell Hill Ski Club.
Please bring: Garden gloves, shovels, water, snack
Start time: 9am
End time: 12pm
Meeting Location: Lewis and Ruttenbur parking area


Volunteer Project #3: Filling in a wet location on the snowmobile trail, Cherry Creek Snow goers
Please bring: Garden gloves, metal landscaping rake, shovel, water, snack
Start time: 12:30pm
End time: 3:30pm 
Meeting Location: TBD

We can accommodate: Large Groups, small groups, college student groups, Boy or Girl Scouts

Questions?
Call: 716-363-2052
Email: theresa.draves@dec.ny.gov

10:00 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/public/109545.html
Contact  Adanna Roberts
718-482-4966

I Love My Park Day!

Give back to the places you love on May 4th, 2019!

From 11:00am – 1:00pm, join DEC Region 2 staff as they plant trees and do a beach clean up at Mt. Loretto Unique Area.

WHEN: Saturday, May 4th, 2019
TIME: 10am-1pm
LOCATION: 6320 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10309

Project 1: Tree planting. Meet at the kiosk by the main entrance. All ages welcome. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
Project 2: Meet at the Mt. Loretto Pavilion near the beach entrance for a beach cleanup. All ages welcome, please bring water

I Love My Park Day is an annual event that brings together thousands of volunteers to celebrate and enhance New York's parks, historic sites, and public lands. DEC has events at a variety of locations - from trails in the Forest Preserve to popular campgrounds to urban escapes - providing many opportunities for New Yorkers to help clean up, restore, and enhance these special places.


 
https://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve
reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

keep the Earth Day spirit alive by caring for Reinstein Woods' trails on I Love My Park Day. Scout groups and other organizations welcome. Refreshments provided.

Registration required; 716-683-5959.


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

 I LOVE MY PARK DAY
Join us for this annual event that brings together thousands of volunteers to celebrate and enhance New York's parks, historic sites, and public lands. Five Rivers Environmental Education Center has 10 miles of trails used for passive recreation, environmental education, and wildlife viewing. Projects will include trail clean-up, light maintenance, tree planting, and invasive species removal. All ages welcome.

NOTE: Organized groups (scouts, schools, hiking clubs, etc.) are welcome, but are asked to call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 to register.


1:00 PM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve
reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Join a guided walk to search for the insects that are out in the early spring season.

No registration required.


2:00 PM
Contact  (845)889-4745 x-114
Location  Norrie Point Environmental Center, 256 Norrie Point Way, Staatsburg, NY 12580 - Map

Project Description: Brush clearing around environmental center and its waterfront access. ( Appropriate for ages 13 and up) Trash and debris cleanup along shoreline, trails, and parking lot of Norrie. (Appropriate for all ages) Painting and staining tables, railings, and outdoor displays. (Appropriate for ages 13 and up) Please bring own gear. Desired gear includes garden gloves, loppers, rakes, wheelbarrows, snacks, and water. Volunteers can take a break and join I FISH NY where they can go angling with experts from the NYSDEC. Poles, bait, and tackle all provided on site.

2:30 PM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve
reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Learn what a monarch butterfly waystation is, why they're important and how to make your own. Provide a habitat for butterflies and other wildlife, and register your garden to a nation-wide map! For adults and children age 12 and older.

Registration required; call 716/683/5959.


LegendFive Rivers Recreation and Families Reinstein Woods






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