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City of Water Day 2020 In your Neighborhood @ Sherman Creek Waterfront Parks 203rd Street

Posted by Webmaster on September 12, 2020 at 12:55 AM Comments comments (1)

WHAT?

Come and celebrate our efforts in creating a climate resilient Harbor, be prepared for the rising seas, extreme weather events like Super Storm Sandy, and increased temperatures expected from our changing climate. We will be planting, mulching & cleanup of the shore. #Know your Flood Zone.

Que?

Venga a celebrar con nosotros los esfuerzos en crear una zona costera mas resistente a las futuras inundaciones de tormentas como el huracan Sandy, y al calentamiento global. Haremos limpieza costera, plantar flores y compostar arboles. #MI ZONA DE INUNDACION.

WHEN?

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2020 FROM 11AM-3PM.

Cuando?

Sabado 12 de Septiembre, 2020 de 11am -3pm.

WHERE?

SHERMAN CREEK WATERFRONT PARK @ 204RD STREET/9TH AVENUE ON THE HARLEM RIVER (IRT #1 Train to 207 station then Walk South to 204rd street)

Donde? Parque Malecon Sherman Creek en la Calle 204 y 9na Avenida con el Rio Harlem. (Tren 1 a 207 y caminar al Sur a hasta la Calle 204)

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/city-of-water-day-in-your-neighborhood-sherman-creek-river-cleanup-fest-tickets-120332751499

GREAT NEWS: We are a 2016 Grant Winner Citizens Committee of NY!!

Posted by Webmaster on July 6, 2016 at 6:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Awesome news to share! Friends of Sherman Creek Conservancy's Green Roof Tool Shed  proposalis the recipient of the 2016 Neighborhood Grant by Citizens Committee of New York! This grant award will allow us to build a much needed Lean-To Tool Shed to house our volunteer clenuup tools, wheelbarrow and shovels, as well as our Billion Oyster Project restoration water quality equipment and boat. The tool shed will be built this Summer by local volunteers and will feature a green roof and a sustainable rain barrel. This Lean To Tool Shed will be housed at either the Sherman Creek old gas station site or at the fenced area behind PS5 at Sherman Creek. Please help us spread the word. Our tools are always available to any local volunteer group as well.

It's My Parks Day Fall 2015!!

Posted by Webmaster on June 14, 2016 at 11:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Awesome news!! On Saturday, October 20, 2015 a group of 25 dedicated high school young volunteers students from Cornell Iniversity 4H after school program got down and dirty and helped us cleanup the Sherman Creek Waterfront on the Harlem River. These young volunteers also helped spread mulch along our new Eco Trail and helped plant flower bulbs for Spring. Big shout out to Mrs. Leeann and chaperones!

INTERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEANUP 2011/It's My Park's Day at Sherman Creek

Posted by Webmaster on October 28, 2011 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (0)

On Saturday, October 15, 2011 a dedicated group of volunteers from the Friends of Sherman Creek Conservancy participated in another yearly Coastal Cleanup of the New Sherman Creek Waterfront Park at 203rd Street and 9th Avenue in Northern Manhattan. They removed over 100 lbs of trash, such as plastic bags and bottles, pieces of clothing, and other floatables from the shores of the Harlem River.  They also planted Tulips and Hydrangea bulbs that will flower next Spring at Highbridge Park as part of the It's My Park's Day Fall volunteer cleanup and beautification project. We had the presence of local Assemblyman Guillermo Linares who stopped by to show his support for our worthy cause. This event was made possible by the generous support of the New York Littoral Society, Ocean Conservancy, Partnerships for Parks, First Hispanic Baptist Church of Manhattan's Young Urban Ministry, and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. 


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