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Flushing Bay cleanup and paddle: A Day on the Bay with Guardians

Guardians of Flushing Bay Cleanup
September 23, 2017: 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Flushing Bay Promenade, Queens, NY map
Join Guardians of Flushing Bay and Riverkeeper for a Day on the Bay! We’ll be doing a shoreline cleanup on the western side of the Promenade, then have lunch under the historic World’s Fair Candelas before taking everyone out on a paddle on dragon boats. 10 a.m.: We will start with a shoreline cleanup on the western side of the promenade (from the World’s Fair Marina Restaurant to LaGuardia). Gloves and bags will be provided. Noon: Lunch will be provided under the Candelas by the World’s Fair Marina Pier. 1 […]

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Trash Free New York City Waters Meeting

October 4, 2017: 6:00PM to 9:00PM
327 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222 map
Join NYC DEP for the next Trash Free NYC Waters Working Group Meeting! This meeting is open to everyone and is one of a series of meetings on the City’s MS4 Program and the development of a comprehensive Stormwater Management Program (SWMP)*. The meeting will focus on one chapter of the SWMP which aims to reduce trash and debris that can end up in local waterways after it rains. At this meeting we will: Give highlights from the “Don’t Trash Our Waters” media campaign that launched in Summer 2017 Review […]

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Powell’s Cove Cleanup with the Coastal Preservation Network

October 22, 2017: 9:00AM to 12:00PM
Powell's Cove Park, 11th Ave & 133rd Pl, College Point, NY 11356 map
Join the Coastal Preservation Network for a cleanup of Powell's Cove Park on Sunday, October 22 from 9am-12pm. Volunteers will remove trash from the East River shoreline, rake and bag leaves, and plant 1,000+ daffodil blubs.

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Newtown Creek Community Advisory Group Meeting

October 22, 2017: 6:30PM to 9:30PM
Please save the date for the next Newtown Creek Community Advisory Group meeting to be held on Wednesday, October 11. The exact location is TBD, but we will post the location once confirmed. The meeting will run from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. There will be an update from EPA about the Remedial Investigation report. We encourage attendance from the general public and any who are interested in becoming active CAG members. Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM   Learn more about the Newtown Creek […]

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Bronx Council for Environmental Quality (BCEQ) Harlem River Water Conference

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October 25, 2017: 5:30PM to 8:30PM
The Bronx Museum of the Arts 1040 Grand Concourse Bronx, NY 10456 map
Come hear about the latest Harlem River research and share your ideas for a cleaner, greener, and healthier community at this free meeting hosted by the Bronx Council for Environmental Quality (BCEQ).

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