Highbridge Forest Crew

We welcome volunteers May through October.

Volunteers will learn about urban forest maintenance. Local residents, high school and college students, and environmental enthusiasts are encouraged to attend regularly.

If you are interested in corporate volunteer opportunities, please consult our Corporate Partnerships page.


  • Sunday, May 15
  • Sunday, June 19
  • Sunday, July 24
  • Sunday, August 21
  • Sunday, September 11
  • Sunday, October 16

Time: 1:30-3:30 p.m.
The Highbridge Park entrance at Amsterdam and 190th St. (by the basketball courts)

Meeting Location

  • Registration is mandatory for every monthly event.
  • In addition to a registration form, you must also complete this Volunteer Release Form. Minors must complete this release form.
  • In compliance with the NYC Department of Health, NYRP is required to obtain a signed attestation of full COVID-19 vaccination status for anyone volunteering in NYRP community garden or NYRP managed public park sites.
  • All volunteers are asked to show up on time and wear a mask and long pants. Bring a water bottle and avoid open-toed shoes. We will observe all COVID-19 public safety protocols.
  • Meetings may be canceled due to inclement weather or holidays.
  • Confirmed registration is currently capped at 20 individuals per event. 

Mandatory Volunteer Release Form

Important! In addition to the registration form above, all volunteers must complete our Volunteer Release Form.

Complete the Form

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COVID-19 Policy

We are working hard to expand options for access to safe clean open space this season. Consult our COVID-19 policy for our latest updates.

COVID-19 Information