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Community Green Space Stewardship: Spring Fridays

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Gowanus Canal Conservancy

  • 2 people are interested
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Volunteers will maintain bioswales and urban gardens throughout the Gowanus neighborhood. Activities include weeding, planting, pruning, watering, collecting litter.

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About Gowanus Canal Conservancy

Location:

543 Union St, Suite 1E, BROOKLYN, NY 11215, US

Mission Statement

Gowanus Canal Conservancy advocates and cares for ecologically sustainable parks and public spaces in the Gowanus lowlands while empowering a community of stewards. We envision a Gowanus Canal and surrounding urban environment that is clean, resilient, diverse and alive.

Description

Gowanus Canal Conservancy is dedicated to facilitating the development of a resilient, vibrant, open space network centered on the Gowanus Canal through activating and empowering community stewardship of the Gowanus Watershed. Since 2006, we have served as the environmental steward for the neighborhood through leading grassroots volunteer projects; educating students on environmental issues; and working with agencies, elected officials, and the community to advocate for, build, and maintain innovative green infrastructure around the Gowanus Canal.

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WHEN

Fri Apr 23, 2021
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM  

WHERE

2 2nd AveBrooklyn, NY 11215

(40.67443,-73.98494)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Policy
  • Botany
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture
  • Networking
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 14
  • 2 hours
  • Volunteers must be 14 years old to attend this event alone. If volunteers are under 14, they must be accompanied by an adult.

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