Seventh Annual I Love My Park Day - INVASIVES CLEANUP

Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 9:30am to 3:00pm

Volunteers are invited to join the Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct in celebration of New York State’s I Love My Park Day.  

They will work with expert naturalists and State Parks crew members to improve the Aqueduct’s plant life by removing invasive plants, lopping tree-strangling vines and restoring its crumbling stone walls.  Meet on the Aqueduct Trail where it intersects with Quaker Bridge Road in Croton-on-Hudson. (Look for the white canopy and volunteer parking signs between houses 124 and 99 on Quaker Bridge Road.)  Bring lunch and consider wearing long pants, a long-sleeved shirt and a hat.  Water, coffee, snacks, gloves, T-shirts, tools & bug stuff provided. 

Register in advance at ptny.org/events/i-love-my-park-day or just show up!  

Inquiries:  Diane Alden, daldenpc@bestweb.net or 914-941-8536.

Join the Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct to:

  • Rid the trail of trash & invasive plants
  • Restore historic walls
  • Learn to identify invasive plants
  • Lop barberry and vines

Where: On the trail along Quaker Bridge Road, Croton-on-Hudson (look for white canopy)
Parking: On street – look for designated-volunteer signs between houses #124 & #99
Perks: Water, coffee, snacks, gloves, t-shirts, tools, & bug stuff provided
Bring: Lunch! Consider wearing long pants, a hat and a long sleeved shirt

Everyone welcome —for all or part of the day!
9:30 am to 3:00 pm
Rain date: Sunday, May 6

Sponsored by Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct (aqueduct.org), in collaboration with  th e NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation,Lower Hudson Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management,The Bronx River Parkway Reservation Conservancy, Suburban Native LLC,Feed the Birds, Run On Hudson Valley, Mrs. Greens, and Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct.

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