22 in ’22

Take the challenge to hike, run, walk and/or stroll 22 miles in 2022 while supporting the work of Van Cortlandt Park Alliance!

Event Series Park Clean Up Mondays

Park Clean Up Mondays

Join us in tidying up Van Cortlandt Park after the weekend. Special Clean Up after July 4th on Tuesday July 5! Meet our staff in front of the Van Cortlandt Park Golf Course Clubhouse at 9am. We will provide gloves, grabbers, and trash bags. Bring along water. RSVP Now. Please be advised as of 12/27/21,...

Event Series Water Chestnut Wednesdays

Water Chestnut Wednesdays

Water chestnut (Trapa natans) is a non-indigenous, aquatic plant that harms the ecological, and recreational value of waterways here in the Northeast. VCPA leads the effort in removing the harmful plant species. Come join us and learn more about freshwater ecology, put on a pair of waders, or hop in a canoe, all the while...

Forest Invasive Species Training & Removal

Join VCPA staff who have been working this summer monitoring habitat of the Northwest Forest in a training of invasive species within the region, and take part in a removal...

Saturday Forest Volunteer Event

Van Cortlandt Park contains 640 acres of forest and wetlands. You can make a difference and help maintain this important ecosystem. Volunteers will help VCPA staff remove angelica tree (Aralia...

Compost Distribution & Fun

Come grab compost and have some fun! Residents can take up to three (3) 40-lb bags per person!  Registration Required. While you’re here take a tour of our new garden space, dig for some decomposers, do a craft, and tell us what you want to see in the space. VCPA high school interns have spent...

Post Labor Day Park Clean Up

Join the Van Cortlandt Park staff in cleaning up the Park after the Labor Day holiday occurs. Help Van Cortlandt Park staff clean up trash after the Labor Day holiday...

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