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Help us start the New Year by helping your Westchester County neighbors! As part of Cornell Cares Day 2024, CAAW will partner with the Greenburgh Nature Center, located in Scarsdale, NY.

Greenburgh Nature Center is a 33 acre protected green space in the middle of Westchester County’s “urban†Central Avenue. They are leaders in the region for environmental education and best sustainable practices so that people live in harmony with nature and adapt to a changing environment. 

The Center’s forest provides essential habitat for wild animals of all kinds, from migrating songbirds to the tiny yellow spotted salamander. The Center is not only home to wild animals, but also supports rescued ambassador animals. As an education facility, the Center sees hundreds of children and visitors each week.

-OUTDOORS: Like many other wild areas, the Center is threatened by invasive species. By helping to clear invasive English ivy, we will open up more habitat for wildlife to thrive. 

-INDOORS: As the Center hosts many animals and visitors, extra hands are always in need. CAAW Volunteers will help to clean and organize their greenhouse and education room, and assist with making salads for the animals.

WHEN: Saturday, January 6, 2024
TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 12:30p.m.
WHERE: The Greenburgh Nature Center â€” 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale, NY 10583
Free parking on premises 

Pizza Lunch Provided 

Register via link. 
Alumni, students, family, friends & children age 13+ are welcome to attend. Spaces are limited and will be filled on a first come, first served basis when you RSVP by January 1, 2024. Children under 17 must be accompanied by a parent.
– Please list your preferred activity when you rsvp, we will try to honor requests as we form volunteer groups. (Ivy removal, room cleaning, animal salad prep)
– Please dress accordingly for cold weather for outdoor participation.

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Event Questions? Contact Nicole Innis

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