Harlem River Working Group Presents a one stop guide to public programs

August 16th, 2010 Posted in Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, In the News

Harlem River Working Group Presents a one stop guide to public programs along the Harlem River.

For more information about the events listed please contact the organization hosting the event.

Harlem River Festival
Sunday September 12th, 10-4 Swindler Cove Park (Dyckman street and 10th Ave.)
An all day event packed with fishing, seining for crustaceans, boating, music, barbeque picnic, and photo opportunities at the Peter J Sharp Boathouse, water slides, painting and decorating fish shaped cookies are just some of the fun and education activities designed to bring people to the water. Great for all ages! All activities are FREE! Brought to you by New York Restoration Project in partnership with NYC Department of Parks and Recreation, for more information contact Shannon Donohue at 212-333-2552 or at sdonohue@nyrp.org.

Harlem River Ecology Center Fall MigrationUrban Wildlife Appreciation- Birds of Prey Series (southern end of Roberto Clemente State Park, Beneath River Park Towers, Bld 10, in the Morris Hts section of the Bronx, 10453):

– Sat Sept 25th, 1pm-3pm- In Keeping Company with The Red Tailed Hawk.
– Sat October 9th, 1pm-3pm- The Owls, Who are They? What Do They Eat
– Sat November 6th- 1pm-3pm- In Keeping Company with the Crow and Raven Live Encounter and Education about the urban birds of prey of the Bronx urban wetlands and urban watershed
For more info call 347-224-5828, or email harlemriver.udec@gmail.com A project of The Urban Divers Estuary Conservancy- www.urbandivers.org

East River Crew-Free community rowing– 96th street and east river- Tuesdays at 5pm September 14th until October. For more information go to www.eastrivercrew.org or call (917) 622-7513.

Randall’s Island Wetlands Stewardship Program (Icahn Stadium, 20 Randall’s Island)
-Please join us on a tour of the Randall’s Island salt marsh and freshwater wetlands. This 8 acre complex, restored in 2008, offers visitors a chance to view the local flora and fauna found in these unique ecosystems.
-Opportunities for volunteer weeding, planting, clean-up are also available.
For more information or to register a group please contact Victoria Ruzicka. Natural Areas Manager at (212) 860-1899 ext. 309 or at Victoria.ruzicka@parks.nyc.gov.

Halloween at University Woods: Enter woods at Cedar or Sedgwick at 181st street.
Join the Friends of The Woods for haunted tours of University woods every Sunday in October or for It’s My Park! Day Halloween events on October 31st. For more information contact Friends of the Woods at thewoods@inbox.com, or at (718) 228-9309.

This flyer is sponsored in part by I.C. Levenberg, and Morgan Powell.
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