Help Plant a Pollinator Meadow in LIC

During ClimateWeek, NCA will be working with our partners in LIC (including Hunters Point Parks Conservancy, PS/IS 78, and Hunter’s Point Community Middle School) to create a pollinator meadow within the 48th Ave median. The following are socially distanced volunteer events. Sanitized gloves will be provided, masks will be required. All events will meet at 48th ave and Center Blvd in LIC unless otherwise noted.

Saturday Sept. 19th **
11am to 2pm (Please RSVP here)
Invasive Species Removal /Site Prep/Cleanup + Shoreline Walking Tour w/ NCA Historian Mitch Waxman

Wednesday Sept. 23rd
10am to 1pm (Please RSVP here)
Planting Day #1 on the Western Median

Friday Sept. 25th
4 to 7pm (Please RSVP here)
Planting Day #2 on the Eastern Median

Saturday Sept. 26th **
12pm to 2pm (Please RSVP here)
Median Mulching + Viewing of new LIC Mural + Shoreline Walking Tour w/ NCA Historian Mitch Waxman (SOLD OUT)

The 48th Median planting project is generously supported through the NYC Environmental Fund administered by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and NY State Department of Environmental Conservation. Additional funding for the project has been generously provided by Arc’Teryx. All median work is in tandem with and approved by the Queens Department of Transportation.

Additional Events in Long Island City

Saturday October 10th **
11am to 1pm (RSVP link forthcoming)
Cleanup Around Dutch Kills Tributary
*Meet at the Hunters Point Ave Subway Stop (49th ave and 21st st)

Saturday October 17th **
11am to 1pm (RSVP link forthcoming)
Riverkeeper Sweep at Borden Ave Street-End
*Meet st the Borden Ave spur under the BQE (map here)

**The LIC Mural project, walking tours and cleanup events are generously supported by the NYS Pollution Prevention Institute.

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