Friends of Hempstead Plains
OUR TENTH ANNUAL PRAIRIE BENEFIT
ON MAY 1 WAS A SUCCESS
honoring CeCe Haydock, Landscape Architect
and Hon. Kate Murray, Hempstead Town Supervisor
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NOTE: THIS SATURDAY ONLY, MAY 30, VOLUNTEER WORKDAY WILL BEGIN AT 12:00 TO COINCIDE WITH ENDANGERED SPECIES DAY
2nd annual Endangered Species Day
Saturday, May 30, 2015 • 1 pm -3 pm at The Hempstead Plains
Fun for all ages
Informative Games and Crafts
Raffles, Guided Nature Walk
Youth Art Art contest for grades K-12
Create an original drawing/painting of one endangered species on an 8 ½ by 11 piece of paper. Bring it to the Plains between 12 and 1 PM for judging by 3 professional artists/photographers. Prizes will be awarded in each grade group (K-2; 3-5; 6-8 and High School).
Adult Photography Contest
Create an 8x10 photo with the theme Biodiversity of Long Island. Bring it to the Plains between 12 and 1 for judging by 3 professional artists/photographers. Prizes will be awarded for the top 3 photos.
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Thank you Grade 6 Metamorphosis Students from Woodland Middle School in East Meadow for helping to improve the local environment.
Groundbreaking For Education and Research Center
Friends of Hempstead Plains at Nassau Community College (FHP) has established and adopted an Equal Employment Opportunity Employment policy (“EEO”). The purpose of this EEO policy is to ensure that all employment and contract decisions are made on a non-discriminatory basis, and without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.
UPCOMING EVENTS: SPRING 2015
FRIDAY AFTERNOON WALKS AT THE HEMPSTEAD PLAINS
April 10 and 24, May 8 and 29, June 12 and 26, July 10. Bring your camera, binoculars and sneakers
WEEKEND VOLUNTEER COMMUNITY WORKDAYS
Saturdays from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
April 11 and 25, May 9 and 30, June 13 and 27 July 11. Bring gloves, rakes and clippers