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26Apr


Location:

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center on Cross Bay Boulevard in Broad Channel, Queens, NY.


How to Register:

Register here: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/earth-day-in-jamaica-bay-tickets-10228855783


Skraptacular Helps Clean-up Jamaica Bay

Win Two Tickets to see Jack Johnson!

All cleanup volunteers are eligible to win two free concert tickets to see world famous musician, Jack Johnson, perform at Jones Beach Theatre on Saturday, June 7th, 2014, courtesy of Skraptacular and the Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation, 

To be eligible, you must register in advance for the cleanup and check-in at our registration desk on the day of the event. The ticket winner will be announced  at https://www.facebook.com/alsnyc.

 

Schedule of Events:

10 AM – 12 Noon: Spring Migration Birdwalk at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge with Don Riepe of the American Littoral Society’s Northeast Chapter. Meet at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center on Cross Bay Boulevard in Broad Channel, Queens, NY.

12 Noon: Check-in for Community Cleanup of Sunset Cove & American Park. All volunteers are required to sign volunteer waivers. Meet at the American Ballfields parking lot on Cross Bay Boulevard, Broad Channel, Queens.

12:15 PM:  Venetia Lannon, Regional Director of NYS DEC Region 2, Dan Mundy Sr. and Dan Mundy Jr. of the Jamaica Bay Ecowatchers and Elizabeth Stoehr of the American Littoral Society will present a short talk about the Marsh Restoration Initiative.

12:30 PM – 3 PM: Cleanup begins. Bring gloves, water, insect repellant, sunscreen and wear appropriate shoes. Long pants recommended.

 

For questions, please email the American Littoral Society atNEChapter@littoralsociety.org or call the office at (718)474-0896.