Clean Up and Invasives Removal Event on the Old Croton Aqueduct in Irvington, NY
EVERYONE WELCOME - for all or part of the time!
- Clean up litter
- Help with the maintenance of the OCA community pollinator garden
- Train with an expert from the Lower Hudson Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management to recognize the Spotted Lanternfly and to effectively remove this invasive species without the use of chemicals.
- Learn to identify non-native invasive plants and lop, pull, and dig them up
Meeting at: Irvington municipal parking lot off Main Street in Irvington, NY
Work area: On the Old Croton Aqueduct in Irvington. There will be two groups - one working south of Main Street and one north of Main Street.
Perks: Cleaner OCA. Helping protect biodiversity by removing non-native invasive plants; freeing trees of invasive vines so that they can breathe and keep doing the critical work of capturing carbon dioxide; get some fresh air!
Bring: Reusable gloves, loppers, or clippers if possible. We recommend wearing long pants and a long-sleeve shirt.
Organized by the Irvington Green Policy Task Force in collaboration with the Village of Irvington, the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, the Pollinator Pathways Project, and The Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct.
Contact us with questions by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org