Baisley Pond Cleanup

Our biggest Baisley Pond cleanup to date! We started off swimmingly with a press conference from event sponsor Council Speaker Adams. Also in attendance included Parks Commissioner Donoghue, CM Brooks-Powers and DSNY.

Together 70 volunteers removed over 40 bags of trash from in and around the pond including such finds as a broken ice rescue ladder, 1000 feet of fishing line and kite string, and a prolific amount of confetti. Your efforts helped create a safer environment for wildlife and park-goers alike.

Huge shout out to DJ Netts and the SEQ Cleanup team for their help organizing and recruiting so many volunteers and catering the event.

We’re grateful to the groups who came out from Carpenter Contractor Alliance of Metropolitan New York, scholars from August Martin High School, Abuela Neighborhood Maintenance, NY Cares and others.