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Upcoming events (5+)

Environmental Project at Tama Zoo 環境作業 ボランティア:多摩動物公園

The main types of work are cutting down weeds and bamboo grass, cutting down old trees, making paths or sometimes keeping track of the various species in the area. (Cancelled in case of 70% or more chance of rain) 9:30AM - 3:00PM Cost: FREE We meet at 9:30AM at the front main entrance of Tama Zoo’s Station (Tama Dobutsukoen). Take the 8:43AM Keio Line Semi-express from Shinjuku to Takahatafudo (arriving at 9:21AM) and change to the Keio Dobutsu Koen Line train, leaving Takahatafudo at 9:24 and arriving at Tama Dobutsu Koen Station at 9:28AM. If you would like to participate, please inform David by September 19 (Thursday) so that we can get volunteer insurance. If you join this event, please bring the following: Long sleeved shirt and long pants (not shorts), work gloves, towel, and appropriate shoes (trekking shoes or hiking boots) are required. Please bring whatever you want to eat for lunch, and drinks during the work project. 主な活動:雑木林の保全・管理(ササ刈り、下草刈り、伐採)・測量、図面作り・植生調査 (参加費無料・降雨確率70%以上の場合は中止) 申込み:ボランティア保険加入のため9月19日(木)までにhttp://www.shu.or.jp/protect/field_tama/field.html で申し込んで下さい。 または、Davidに直接知らせてください。 集 合:京王動物園線 多摩動物公園駅 多摩動物公園正門前 9:30AM 電 車:京王線新宿発8:43(準特急) ⇒ 高幡不動着9:21⇒ 高幡不動発9:24 (京王動物園線)⇒ 多摩動物公園着 9:28 作 業:9:30 AM ~ 3:00 PM 【活動時の服装と持物】 服 装:長そで、長ズボン(短パン不可) ク ツ:トレッキングシューズ、または、運動靴 雨 具:上下の分かれたもの(雨天や防寒具として使用) 持 物:お弁当・飲料水・軍手・タオル・健康保険証

Arakawa River Clean Up at NISHI KASAI

Nishi-Kasai Station

Gather at Nishi Kasai Station: 13:00 Go to the river by car 13:10 River Clean Up: 13:30-16:30 Relaxing riverside: 16:30-17:00 Return to station by Car: 17:00-17:15 Nijikai Dinner at nearby restaurant: 17:30-18:30 RIVER CLEAN UP Gather at NISHI KASAI Station (Tozai Line) outside the only ticket gate at 13:00, and then go to the Arakawa River by car and pick up trash along the banks for about about 3 hours. NIJIKAI DINNER Some participants may go for dinner at a nearby restaurant or weather/daylight permitting we could picnic riverside with some bentos bought at a nearby convenience store. The schedule will be flexible and up to the members who want to stay for a nijikai. OPTIONAL MORNING SESSION As I will be on the river in the morning doing some scouting and precleaning, people welcome to join me at that time, but please make specific arrangements with me by e-mail, arrival time, location, etc. INFO: If you come late, it will be about a 25-min walk to our location on Nakagawa Island (under the C2 highway) at the waterline near the Tozai Line bridge. Note: That you must access the Nakagawa island from the Kasaibashi Bridge. There is no access from the road bridge next to the Tozai Line. Also call my cell phone[masked] if there are any problems finding us. RAIN: In the event of light or medium rain this event will NOT be cancelled as we will move to and from the river by car and use rain ware and take coveras necessary. In the event of heavy rain/strong winds (e.g., typhoon conditions) or lightning then the event will be cancelled. Let's have fun enjoying our local nature while making it better at the same time.

Edogawa River Clean Up + Nijikai Dinner

Baraki-nakayama Station

Gather at Barakinakayama Station: 13:00 River Clean Up: 13:30-16:30 Relaxing riverside: 16:30-17:00 Return to station by Car: 17:00-17:15 Nijikai Dinner at nearby restaurant: 17:30-18:30 RIVER CLEAN UP Gather at BARAKINAKAYAMA Station (Tozai Line) outside the only ticket gate at 13:00 and then go to the Edogawa River by car and pick up trash along the banks for about about 3 hours. NIJIKAI DINNER Some participants may go for dinner at a nearby restaurant or weather permitting we could picnic riverside with some bentos bought at a nearby convenience store. The schedule will be flexible up to a vote of the members who do not go home directly. OPTIONAL SWIMMING The Ichikawa Clean Spa with swimming pool (jacuzzis), and sento with rotemburo is only 5 min. away on foot. For those interested in finishing their day with a swim or hot bath (bring swim ware and cap, Y500 admission to pool + Y600 if entering sento/rotemburo area) OPTIONAL MORNING SESSION As I will be on the river in the morning doing some scouting and precleaning, people welcome to join me at that time, but please make specific arrangements with me by e-mail, arrival time, location, etc. INFO: If you come late, it will be about a 25-min walk to our location on the opposite side of the river from the Clean Spa. Just walk to the river from the station and the head in the direction of Tokyo Bay until you see us along the water line. Also call my cell phone[masked] if there are any problems finding us. RAIN: In the event of light or medium rain this event will NOT be cancelled as we will move to and from the river by car and we can clean up under cover the bay front bridges as a Plan B as well as adjacent areas using rain ware. In the event of heavy rain/strong winds (e.g., typhoon conditions) or lightning then the event will be cancelled. Let's have fun enjoying our local nature while making it better at the same time.

Arakawa River Clean Up at MINAMI SUNAMACHI

Minami-Sunamachi Station (Exit 3)

Gather at Minami Sunamachi Station: 13:00 Go to the river by car 13:10 River Clean Up: 13:30-16:30 Relaxing riverside: 16:30-17:00 Return to station by Car: 17:00-17:15 Nijikai Dinner at nearby restaurant: 17:30-18:30 RIVER CLEAN UP Gather at MINAMI SUNAMACHI Station (Tozai Line) outside the ticket gate for exits 2 and 3 (inside the station) at 13:00, and then go to the Arakawa River by car and pick up trash along the banks for about about 3 hours. NIJIKAI DINNER Some participants may go for dinner at a nearby restaurant or weather/daylight permitting we could picnic riverside with some bentos bought at a nearby convenience store. The schedule will be flexible and up to the members who want to stay for a nijikai. OPTIONAL MORNING SESSION As I will be on the river in the morning doing some scouting and precleaning, people welcome to join me at that time, but please make specific arrangements with me by e-mail, arrival time, location, etc. INFO: If you come late, it will be about a 15-min walk to our location on the river at the waterline near the Tozai Line bridge. Also call my cell phone[masked] if there are any problems finding us. RAIN: In the event of light or medium rain this event will NOT be cancelled as we will move to and from the river by car and use rain ware and take coveras necessary. In the event of heavy rain/strong winds (e.g., typhoon conditions) or lightning then the event will be cancelled. Let's have fun enjoying our local nature while making it better at the same time.

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