We are a group of bright, self motivated high school students in the bronx looking to put our free time to good use helping our local environment, learning new job skills and making friends in the process.
We plan to get a group of kids ranging through the ages of 9-11 and interns/volunteers to the John Muir trail located in Vancourtlandt park. What we plan to do on the trail is identify the trees and remove invasive and non native trees to help the native trees that live there.
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