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Sat, Apr 20


Southpoint Park

Earth Love Day: Miyawaki Method Pocket Forest

Planted on April 6th here is your chance to visit the 1st Miyawaki Method Pocket Forest in NYC with iDig2Learn. Learn about the partners who created a pocket forest and why this method of tight-knit young tree plantings works!

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Earth Love Day: Miyawaki Method Pocket Forest
Earth Love Day: Miyawaki Method Pocket Forest

Time & Location

Apr 20, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Southpoint Park, Roosevelt Island, New York, NY 10044, USA

About the Event

On Saturday, April 20th (rain date 4/21) stop by between 10 am to 2 pm to see the 1st Pocket Forest in NYC. Learn how healthy soil creates life and sets the stage for 47 species of native plantings within the teeny forest. Find out how trees create their own weather and how this Miyawaki Method of planting of 1,500 trees supports life below and above ground. We will delved into connections between plant life and surrounding life including birds and butterflies and share more about how time in green space boosts the health of humans too. Cities are looking for solutions to extreme weather and this is one way to protect the land and everything we hold dear.

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