Category Archives: National Park Service

National Park Service – Volunteers for Miller Field

The National Park Service, Gateway Recreation Area has asked if we can communicate to all Staten Island Scouting Units that are seeking volunteers to assist them within the next two or three weeks.

They have acquired 4,000 culms of Beach grass that need to be planted at Miller Field as part of a conservation effort.

Scouts could credit this as Community Service and/or taking part in a Conservation Project.

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Service Project – Gateway National Recreation Area, Miller Field

Gateway National Recreation Area, Miller Field Site is hosting, on Sunday, September 30, an ecological restoration project.

The project will occur along the Maritime Dunes, where the new Bike Path is located, and consists of removing invasive plantings, digging holes and planting native vegetation, i.e. plum and bayberry shrubs.

Thanks,
Kathy Garofalo
National Park Service
(office: 718 354-4655 / cell: 917 288-3933.)