Earth Week Events with HarborLAB and Friends!
Give a little Earth love to the Newtown Creek and East River in the coming weeks with walking and canoe tours, shoreline cleanups, and planting native saplings and seeds!
April 22, 12PM-4PM
Earth Day Festivities on Kingsland Avenue
(Newtown Creek Alliance)
Plant native flowers and learn about how to make soil healthy!
April 24, 630PM-830PM
NYC Stormwater Management Plan Release – Manhattan
(NYC Water/NYC Department of Environmental Protection)
Though not Queens, our waterways are directly impacted.
April 28, 12PM-1PM
Hunters Point South Walk and Celebration
See HarborLAB’s launch, the City’s new launch, and our coming boathouse site!
April 28, 1PM-3PM
Clean the Shore at Hunters Point South Park!
(with Hunters Point Parks Conservancy)
Remove plastic trash from our precious park shores! Participants who are 21+ are welcome to join us after at Skinny’s Cantina for a round of Mother Earth Margaritas sponsored by Sombra Mezcal, a 1% for the Planet brand.
April 29, 8AM-430PM
Canoe (or bike, stroll) for a Botanical Survey of Newtown Creek
Paddle the length of the creek, noting the plants living along its shores! Shore support by bicycle and foot are welcome too!