Habitat Defenders! Invasive Plant Removal at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
Join this National Volunteer Week effort to help rid the park of damaging invasive plants at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge on Sunday, April 18, 2010, from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Volunteer a couple of hours to help cut, dig, and pull out invasive species around the West Pond. It can be very therapeutic!
Gloves and tools provided. Reservations required: 718-318-4340.
The refuge is in Queens on Cross Bay Boulevard. It is accessible by public transportation.
Did You Know?
Fort Wadsworth, located on Staten Island at the Narrows (next to the Verrazano Bridge), is one of the oldest military sites in the nation. This site has controlled the entrance to New York Harbor since the Washington administration.