Juneteenth Celebration

Van Cortlandt Park Alliance and Bronx Arts Ensemble invite you to an evening celebration of Juneteenth.

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 effort. The event will begin with an introduction to the Northwest forest, followed by a training on common non-indigenous invasive plants in the region and...

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...

Event Series Forest Restoration Fridays

Forest Restoration Fridays

Van Cortlandt Park boasts 640 acres of forest and wetlands right here in the Bronx. Help staff maintain the forest every Friday! Every Friday during August 2022, volunteers can join VCPA staff in maintaining the Northwest Forest of Van Cortlandt Park. Work will entail removal of non-indigenous plant species such as winged euonymus, multiflora rose,...

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