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The Irvington Green Policy Task Force (GPTF) in collaboration with the Village of Irvington, the Pollinator Pathway Project, the O’Hara Nature Center, Irvington Estates, the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, and the Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct are pleased to invite you to a wonderful community event as a part of the Earth Day weekend:
Celebrate Trails Day on the OCA & Help Create a Pollinator Garden
Date: Saturday, April 23, 2022
Time: 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
EVERYONE WELCOME – for all or part of the time
Calling all nature lovers, walkers, bikers of the OLD CROTON AQUEDUCT TRAIL to help!
Meeting location: Ventilator tower on the Old Croton Aqueduct near the municipal parking lot just south of Main Street in Irvington, NY
Parking: MSS parking lot and on Main Street (up to 2 hours)
Work area: On the trail between the ventilator tower and West Clinton Ave.
Perks: Helping protect biodiversity by building a pollinator garden and by removing non-native invasive plants; freeing trees of invasive vines so that they can breathe and keep doing the critical work of capturing carbon dioxide; getting some fresh air!
Bring: Reusable gloves, shovels, loppers, or clippers if possible (a limited amount will be available if you cannot bring). Wear long pants and a long sleeve shirt.
Please register here: https://forms.gle/rqLG12WNHewYSGct5
Contact us with questions by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If possible, please complete and print out these two forms prior to your arrival to save time:
We invite everyone who would like to learn more about why we need to focus on the removal of non-native invasive plants to review the Lower Hudson Prism Report.