Volunteer Events

[b]Volunteers Work with NYC Audubon's Susan Elbin on Swinburne Island[/b]Volunteers Work with NYC Audubon's Susan Elbin on Swinburne Island © NYC Audubon

Ready to roll up your sleeves and help improve or clean up sites important for birds? Join NYC Audubon for a morning or afternoon and lend a hand as we plant native trees and shrubs, clear out invasive plants, or clean up our beaches for horseshoe crabs and shorebirds. We’ll provide the tools and training, you provide the muscle! No training required and all ages are welcome. (Children must be supervised by an adult.)

Looking for more in-depth volunteering opportunities, working with birds and conservation in New York City? Please click here to learn about opportunities to volunteer as a "citizen scientist" and help us with our conservation work.

INTERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEAN-UP

[b]Volunteer Helping to Clean North Channel at International Coastal Cleanup Day 2016[/b]Volunteer Helping to Clean North Channel at International Coastal Cleanup Day 2016

Saturday, September 16, 10am–1pm
With American Littoral Society, National Park Service, and Sadhana

Join us at North Channel Bridge to take part in a multi-state effort to improve coastline habitat. The North Channel Bridge area, used by species like the American oystercatcher, is also a stone’s throw away from the Harbor Heron Islands, and the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. Help us clear the beach and raise awareness of the importance of coastal areas to birdlife. Free bus transportation from Manhattan is available (space is limited). Please email Danielle Sherman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register.

*Take Action banner photo of a Downy Woodpecker © Francois Portman

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