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I Love My Parks Day!

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Love My Park Day is an exciting annual event which celebrates and enhances New York’s parks and historic sites and bring visibility to the entire park system and its needs. Each year volunteers of all ages come together to lend a hand in support of local wonderful natural and historic resources! Registration is required and some park events fill up quickly, so don't delay!

2016 Events

Allegany State Park - Quaker Area (Allegany): May 7, 2016 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Come join us at Allegany State Park in celebrating the fifth annual I Love My Park Day! I Love My Park Day is an exciting statewide event to improve and enhance New York's parks and historic sites and bring visibility to the entire park system and its needs. Various volunteer projects will be available to choose from.

Project 1: Trail clean up/ fire pit clean up 
Project 2: Painting Projects 
Project 3: Park bench repair

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Contact event coordinator Sandy Boczar for more information: 716-432-6964, samb157@roadrunner.com

Registration: Required
 
 
Artpark State Park (Earl W. Brydges) (Niagara): May 7, 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
 

Come join us at Artpark State Park in celebrating the fifth annual I Love My Park Day! I Love My Park Day is an exciting statewide event to improve and enhance New York's parks and historic sites and bring visibility to the entire park system and its needs. Various volunteer projects will be available to choose from.

Project 1: Rake leaves and remove plant invasive species
Project 2: Painting
Project 3: Plant flowers

Register Now

Contact event coordinator Katie Miller for more information: 716-946-0756, kmiller@artpark.net  

Phone: (716) 946-0756
Registration: Required
 
 
Evangola State Park (Niagara): May 7, 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
 
Come join us at Evangola State Park in celebrating the fifth annual I Love My Park Day! I Love My Park Day is an exciting statewide event to improve and enhance New York's parks and historic sites and bring visibility to the entire park system and its needs. Various volunteer projects will be available to choose from.

Project 1: Please join us at Evangola State Park where we will be cleaning up the beach and parklands along with other improvement projects.

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Contact event coordinator David McQuay for more information: dave.mcquay@parks.ny.gov  

Phone: (716) 549-1050
Registration: Required
 
 
Golden Hill State Park (Niagara): May 7, 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
 

Come join us at Golden Hill State Park in celebrating the fifth annual I Love My Park Day! I Love My Park Day is an exciting statewide event to improve and enhance New York's parks and historic sites and bring visibility to the entire park system and its needs. Various volunteer projects will be available to choose from.

Project 1: Place and secure picnic tables in scenic areas of the trails.

Project 2: Beautifying the Boat Launch Sign area. We will be adding mulch and other decorative items to the area.

Project 3: Clean up at the Countyline Rd. site.

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Contact event coordinator Barbara Larson for more information: 716-434-0764, ba.larson@hotmail.com

Registration: Required
 
 
Knox Farm State Park (Niagara): May 7, 2016 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
 

Come join us at Knox Farm State Park in celebrating the fifth annual I Love My Park Day! I Love My Park Day is an exciting statewide event to improve and enhance New York's parks and historic sites and bring visibility to the entire park system and its needs. Various volunteer projects will be available to choose from.

Project: Spring clean-up of the park including raking, staining picnic tables, trail clearing, gardening, litter removal.

Register Now

Contact event coordinator Peggy Cooke for more information: 716-597-7525,peggymcooke@yahoo.com

Registration: Required
 
 
Letchworth State Park: Saturday, May 7, 2016 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Come join us at Letchworth State Park in celebrating the fifth annual I Love My Park Day! I Love My Park Day is an exciting statewide event to improve and enhance New York's parks and historic sites and bring visibility to the entire park system and its needs. 

Project 1: Raking Leaves, Litter clean up, staining benches at Wolf Creek, Great Bend overlook.

Project 2: Maintaining fall material of playgrounds on the south end of Letchworth park.

Project 3: Invasive plant removal

Project 4: We will have a group participating in stream bank erosion control by planting live stem dogwood branches. Please bring work gloves,knee high rubber boots/hip waders, and 5 gallon pails.

All ages are welcome. Volunteers should meet at the Tea Table/Eddy's parking lot and to wear long sleeves, long pants, and enclosed shoes.   

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Contact event coordinator Douglas Kelly for more information: doug.kelly@parks.ny.gov

Phone: (585) 493-3600
Contact: Douglas Kelly
 
 

Niagara Falls State Park (Niagara): May 7, 2016 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM

 

Come join us at Niagara Falls State Park in celebrating the fifth annual I Love My Park Day! I Love My Park Day is an exciting statewide event to improve and enhance New York's parks and historic sites and bring visibility to the entire park system and its needs. Various volunteer projects will be available to choose from.

Register Now

Contact event coordinator Janice Wegrzynowski for more information:janice.wegrzynowski@parks.ny.gov

Phone: (716) 278-1755
Contact: Janice Wegrzynowski
Registration: Required
 
 

Reinstein Woods: May 7, 10 am - 1 pm

 

Families, scout groups and other organizations are invited to help clean trails, remove invasive species and plant native plants as part of our annual trail stewardship day.

New this year: geocachers can explore for geocaches while also removing trash from Reinstein Woods at this Cache In Trash Out® event. For more information about geocaching, visit www.geocaching.com/cito/.

Pizza and refreshments provided. Students needing service hours are welcome.

All ages are welcome. It's recommended that volunteers bring garden gloves, water and loppers. If you are geocaching, bring a GPS or cell phone if you have one.

For more information, contact MeaghanBoice-Green via email or (716) 683-5959.

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

If you wish to register a large group for this event, please complete our Group Registration Form.

Please note the registration form will say ADKs/Catskills but this does include registration for Reinstein Woods.

 

Wilson-Tuscarora State Park (Niagara): May 7, 2016 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM

 

Come join us at Wilson-Tuscarora State Park in celebrating the fifth annual I Love My Park Day! I Love My Park Day is an exciting statewide event to improve and enhance New York's parks and historic sites and bring visibility to the entire park system and its needs. Various volunteer projects will be available to choose from.

Project 1: Beach Clean up along Lake Ontario - 10:15am to 12pm

Project 2: Planting flowers, trees and shrubs throughout the park – 12:30pm to 2pm

Register Now

Contact event coordinator Tina Spencer for more information: tina.spencer@parks.ny.gov  

Phone: (716) 299-0820
Registration: Required
 
 
Whirlpool State Park (Niagara): May 7, 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
 

Come show some love and volunteer at Whirlpool State Park on May 7th at I Love My Park Day! Help us with raking, pruning, collecting litter, and other park improvement projects.

Volunteers are asked to please bring garden gloves, water, and a snack. All ages are welcome. Please meet at the Stone Shelter Building. Please contact Michael Drahms: michael.drahms@parks.ny.gov for more information.

Register Here

Phone: (716) 282-5154

Contact: Michael Drahms

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