The 2016 Riverkeeper Sweep, our fifth annual day of service for the Hudson River and its tributaries, is just one week away – and now is your last chance to register to volunteer alongside neighbors at a Sweep cleanup or tree planting near you.
Eligible volunteers will get a coupon for one free beverage after the Sweep at one of a dozen participating breweries.
Not sure where to volunteer? Sweep Leaders have organized 106 projects from Brooklyn to the Capital District, each deserving of your time. Here are 15 projects that need your support to make them successful:
Manhattan – Riverside Park at 148th Street >
Brooklyn, Williamsburg – Grand Ferry Park >
Queens, College Point – Powell’s Cove Park Coastal Wetlands >
Rockland County, Haverstraw – Black Beach >
Rockland County, Haverstraw – Bowline Point Park >
Westchester County, Irvington – VE Macy Park >
Westchester County, Peekskill – Annsville Creek by Kayak (equipment provided) >
Orange County, Warwick – Veteran’s Memorial Park >
Ulster County, Gardiner – Wallkill River Cleanup by Land >
Ulster County – Kingston Point Beach >
Dutchess County, Poughkeepsie – Waryas Park >
Greene County, Coxsackie – Riverside Park >
Columbia County, Hudson – Middle Ground Flats >
Rensselaer County, Troy – Wynantskill Cleanup >
Rensselaer County, Castleton – Cow and Campbell Island >
Can’t make it on May 7? You can still be involved by supporting a Sweep Crowdrise campaign.