Earth Day is
a great a way to welcome spring and get in the swing of volunteering. Our fabulous office volunteer, Cathy, has put
together a list of Earth Day Volunteer Opportunities and Projects! Celebrate the earth by giving back!
To sign up
for any projects please contact the person at each individual project.
Flat Rock Brook Nature Center, Englewood
April 21 - 2:00 – 3:00pm
with children 8 and older can help with Spring Clean Up. Email Ryan Hasko, email@example.com to
register. Bring waterproof boots or
NY/NJ Trail Conference, Mahwah
April 22 - All Day
are needed to help with different projects throughout the day. Assist in pulling garlic mustard, Japanese
barberry and other invasives along the trail in Ringwood, NJ. Help is also needed to maintain some of the
trails throughout the Hudson Hills and Highlands region of Weschester and
Putnam County. Contact Catherine at
201-512-9348 to sign up.
Van Saun Park, Paramus
Earth Day at the Bergen County Zo!o.
'Party for the Planet' is the zoo's annual Earth Day celebration. Walk
through the grounds of the zoo and talk with exhibitors from conservation
groups throughout our area. Special programs and demonstrations throughout the
day. Party for the Planet is held in April, when zoo admission is free.
Hackensack Riverkeeper, Hackensack River
– Laurel Hill entrance
Paddle Tour. Enjoy the magnificent
beauty of our natural surroundings. $25
per paddler. Call Capt. Hugh Carola at
201-968-0808 to reserve your seat on a boat and for more information.
Teaneck Creek Conservancy, Teaneck
April 22 – 10:00am - Noon
Earth Day at the Teaneck Creek Conversavancy.
Come for breakfast at the new Fycke Lane Entrance. Highlights of the morning include viewing of
the new 350’ wall made from recycled stone; the International Banners
exhibition featuring banners by Teaneck students and environmental art banners
by students from Peru and China; guided hikes beginning every 15 minutes; a
complimentary breakfast catered by Whole Foods Market, Edgewater; musical
performances; arts and crafts demonstrations; and Anthony Santella wood carving
demonstrations in the labyrinth. No
reservation necessary. Just come and
enjoy the day!
Tenafly Nature Center, Tenafly
April 22 – events happening from 10:00am – 4:00pm
Clean Up, 10am – noon. Rain Date
Saturday, May 5. Adult volunteers and
teens age 14 and up can help with outdoor projects such as storm clean up,
trail maintenance, and removal of invasive plants and litter. No experience needed, just a love of nature
and a desire to keep it beautiful. Email
Amada Sohuster, firstname.lastname@example.org to register.