Southern Brooklyn

Volunteer At Gateway National Park This Earth Day

Source: CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities / Flickr

To commemorate Earth Day, join the Jamaica Bay Unit of Brooklyn and Queens to help spruce up your favorite places in Gateway, this Tuesday, April 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Sites include but are not limited to Floyd Bennett Field, Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, Frank Charles Park, Hamilton Beach Park, Canarsie Pier and North Channel Bridge.

Anyone can come and groups are welcome. Registration is required. So let’s hop to it and clean up the Earth — it’s the only one we’ve got.

To register, email volunteer coordinator Keith White at [email protected]. To learn more, call (718) 318- 4340.

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  1. This certainly is appreciated… The debris that is inside Shellbank Creek), is unbelievable. In addition to the garbage and debris that
    has floated up on the side by the Belt Parkway, which could fill 20 dumpsters,
    there are a minimum of 20 boats under water destroyed and 90% underwater.


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