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"The environment is everything that isn't me." -Albert Einstein

 

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Green Squad at Marshlands Conservancy

Come join Westchester Parks Foundation for our Green Squad volunteer program at Marshlands Conservancy! We will be painting the Nature Center in preparation for the season. All supplies will be provided. Please wear clothes that can get dirty as well as close-toed shoes. Water and snacks will be provided—please bring a water bottle to fill. Hope to see you there!

Rye, NY

5/23/19 10:00 AM

Graffiti Squad by Thalle Industries

Come join Westchester Parks Foundation for our Graffiti Squad sponsored by Thalle Industries volunteer program! Our group will be meeting at the Cranberry Lake Nature Center and heading into the project location together. We have purchased an eco-friendly solution to help remove graffiti as well as a coating to prevent future graffiti. Volunteers will be applying these solutions with paint brushes. All supplies will be provided. Volunteers MUST wear old clothes that can get dirty. LONG SLEEVES, PANTS, and a water bottle are HIGHLY recommended. Close-toed shoes are mandatory.

West Harrison, NY

5/24/19 10:00 AM

Green Squad Weekly Litter Cleanups

Join the Green Squad to clean up litter at Glen Island Park. Commit to as often as your schedule allows! All supplies will be provided; please wear clothes that can get dirty. Volunteers will meet at the park office (first building on the right). See you there!

New Rochelle, NY

5/29/19 6:30 PM +more

Community Invasive Removal Day

Teatown Lake Reservation is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to assist with hand-pulling of invasive plant species in Wildflower Woods and along popular trail corridors. Volunteers will learn to identify several invasive species and their native look-a-likes in addition to helping with invasive plant removal.

Ossining, NY

6/15/19 9:30 AM

Forest Pest Monitors

Are you interested in learning about the pests that threaten New York’s forests? Would you like to lend a helping hand in monitoring their spread? Teatown is looking for dedicated volunteers and community scientists to participate in a forest pest monitoring program. General interest meeting takes place on April 20.

Ossining, NY

6/15/19 1:30 PM

2019 Late Summer Maintenance Crew

Join gardeners to help clean up community areas of the garden. Volunteers will participate in tilling the soil, raking, cleaning and hauling, weeding, deadheading, woodchipping, and composting. Please bring water to stay hydrated, and wear long pants, a hat, work gloves, work shoes, and sunscreen. PLEASE BEWARE: ticks and poison ivy have been reported in the garden this spring. All ages and abilities are welcome!

New Rochelle, NY

8/3/19 9:00 AM +more

2019 Fall Cleanup Crew

Join gardeners to help clean up community areas of the garden. Volunteers will participate in tilling the soil, raking, cleaning and hauling, weeding, deadheading, woodchipping, and composting. Please bring water to stay hydrated, and wear long pants, a hat, work gloves, work shoes, and sunscreen. PLEASE BEWARE: ticks and poison ivy have been reported in the garden this spring. All ages and abilities are welcome!

New Rochelle, NY

10/5/19 9:00 AM +more

Energize New Rochelle Community Volunteer

As an Energize New Rochelle volunteer, your primary goal is to increase community awareness of the opportunity for energy efficiency. There are many flexible positions available. Members are encouraged to help spread the word throughout the community and attend quarterly dinner meetings. A volunteer's job is to get more members of the community involved with the Energize New Rochelle program and understand the benefits it provides not only to homeowners but the environment as well.

New Rochelle, NY

Through 7/9/19

Energize NY Community Volunteer

As an Energize NY volunteer, your primary goal is to increase community awareness of the opportunity for energy efficiency. There are many flexible positions available. Members are encouraged to help spread the word throughout their community. A volunteer's job is to get more community members involved with the Energize NY program and understand the benefits it provides not only to homeowners but the environment as well. The municipalities involved with the Energize program in Westchester County include... Bedford, Cortlandt, Croton, Lewisboro, Mount Kisco, New Castle, New Rochelle, North Castle, North Salem, Ossining, Peekskill, Pound Ridge, Pleasantville, Somers and Yorktown.

Yorktown Heights, NY

Through 7/9/19

The Simple Green Drive-Spread Awareness

the harris project advocates for teens & young adults with mental health and substance misuse/addiction (co-occurring disorders), and created a school-based prevention program – CODA (Co-Occurring Disorders Awareness) to empower high school students to change outcomes. the harris project has partnered with Fairco-Greentree Recycling (FGR) to collect unwanted textiles in the local area. Volunteers are needed to organize a textile drive to support the cause and spread awareness about co-occuring disorders. Ask your community to donate unwanted clothing, bedding, towels, shoes and accessories. Items donated can be in any condition (ripped, stained, old, or new). FGR will work with you to set up a convenient bin location and pick-up all donations Your effort will support the harris project’s CODA (Co-Occurring Disorders Awareness) prevention program Easy to organize and no cost to run For more information see the flyer here or contact Jodi Siegel- josiegel@optonline.net #donateclothing

White Plains, NY

Through 11/16/19

Summer Art Program Supply Drive

Strawtown Studio is collecting art material for its summer program, which serves to educate children on environmental stewardship. Items that are needed include: Paper (watercolor, mixed media, bristol vellum, colored card stock) Paint (acrylic, watercolor) Acrylic (nontoxic) paint markers Elmer’s glue (sticks, tubs) Tape (masking, transparent, duct) Fabric, felt Paint markers Colored pencils Cedar shingles Wire (all gauges) Beading wire in gauges 20 to 28 (gold, silver, green) Small craft mirror and tiles Jute, twine Hemp string Plasticine modeling clay (non-drying), natural colors Thin ribbons

Nyack, NY

Through 5/10/20

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