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I Love My Park Day (Harlem Valley Rail Trail)

Saturday, May 5, 2018 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Meeting location: 244 NY-344, Copake Falls, NY 12517

Project Descriptions

Project 1: Elinor Mettler Memorial Garden- Build a small 8ft by 8ft raised garden in front of the Taconic State Park Copake Falls headquarters. We will remove grass, install landscaping fabric, railroad tie border, fill with topsoil and top with mulch. Install several hardy plants and water. Install a plaque commemorating Mrs. Mettlers amazing contribution to The Rail Trail. What to Bring Sturdy boots, long pants and shirt, gardening gloves, water and snacks. Any gardening tools such as shovels, landscaping rakes, trowels you can bring would be greatly appreciated.

Project 2: Kiosk and Railing Staining Restain the kiosk and railing at the Orphan Farm parking lot. Work Description Scraping and painting. What to Bring Clothing you don't mind getting paint on. We will have brushes and stain on site.

For questions about this event:
Call: 518-789-9591

Registration: Required

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