Bayonne Nature Club
Appreciating, protecting and improving urban nature sites.

Archive of Clean-ups in the Parks of Bayonne, NJ during the year 2019.
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January 12, 2019 at 16th Street Park: Fourteen Environmental Heroes defied the cold to clean up 23 bags of trash, along with a wood pallet, 3 milk crates, 2 5-gallon drums, large sheets of plastic, and one tire.
Below: March 16, 2019, Rutkowski Park: 23 Environmental Heroes defied the wind and picked up 43 bags of trash and one wood pallet, two buckets, a tire and a rusted out hot water heater. 
February 16, 2019 at Rutkowski Park, 28 Environmental Heroes cleaned up 40 bags of trash, 7 buckets, 8 tires, some plastic pipe and a paint can. 
April 27, 2019: Bayonne's Earth Day Clean-up. The Nature Club did Collins Park.   Eighteen Environmental Heroes picked up 26 bags of trash along with 1 box-spring mattress, 2 wood pallets, 2 press boards, 1 big Styrofoam sheet,  1 stuffed pillow, 3 shoes, 4 large pieces of plastic and 1 rope from a ship.
May 25, 2019 at 16th Street Park: Twelve Environmental Heroes cleaned up 16 bags of bottle caps, an old tire and an old bike frame from the shoreline. 
Below: June 22, 2019 at Dennis Collins Park, 18 Environmental Heroes cleaned up 18 bags of trash, one wooden pallet, one large plastic piece of floating dock, 2 large ship ropes and a large garbage can top.
July 13, 2019:   With a Rugby Match taking up most of the park and parking lot, 4 Environmental Heroes were able to get in to pick up 9 bags of trash from the shoreline. Thanks to City of Bayonne DPW for taking the trash away quickly. 
August 17, 2019 at Rutkowski Park, about 50 people helped Hackensack Riverkeeper and Bayonne Nature Club pull a huge pile of garbage out of the Hackensack River and Rutkowski wetland. We brought out over 30 bags of trash and a flat screen TV.
September 28, 2019 at Dennis P. Collins Park:  Eleven Environmental Heroes cleaned up 13 bags of trash, some large pieces of plastic and a large traffic cone.
October 26, 2019, DiDomenico 16th Street Park at the boat launch. In all, fifteen Environmental Heroes cleaned up 26 bags of trash, some large plastics and an old Christmas tree! Shown here are nine of the Heroes.
November 9, 2019 - Rutkowski Park:  Twelve Environmental Heroes cleaned up 20 bags of trash, a wood pallet, 4 plastic buckets, a trash pail, a black box, 2 baseballs and 2 large blue pieces of styrofoam.
December 14 at Ahern Veterans Stadium park.  Eight Environmental Heroes cleaned up 14 bags of trash, mostly bottles that were covering the shoreline. Below is photo of beach before the clean up.