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Event Series Event Series: Forest Fridays

Forest Fridays

June 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

A group of people standing in a forest

Please note: Due to extreme heat we are canceling the 6/21 Forest Friday session.

Join us at Van Cortlandt Park for a meaningful morning of forest restoration! Experience the last weeks of spring in the forest by helping us remove invasive species like multi-flora rose and bittersweet. Gear up for some hands-on conservation work and learn about the forest’s ecosystem.

When & Where:

  • Dates: June 7th, 14th and 28th
  • Time: 9 AM – Noon
  • Location: VCPA Garden Education and Compost Site, across from Riverdale Stables

Activities Include:

  • Invasive species removal
  • Educational insights on forest health
  • Community engagement

What to Bring:

  • Sturdy shoes and protective clothing
  • Water/tea and snacks
  • Sunscreen and bug spray

We Provide:

  • Tools and gloves
  • Guidance and support

Get Involved:
Ready to make a difference? Grab your gloves and join us in preserving the beauty of Van Cortlandt Park.
Questions? Contact noel@vancortlandt.org.


Please be prompt, as we leave the meeting spot by 9:10-9:15am in order to get to our work site.

(Plans may change according to the needs of the park, especially in response to storm damage.)


June 7
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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