Head over to the Queens Museum of Art for great (and free!) exhibits!
*Sacred Waters: A Collection of Hindu Offerings from Jamaica Bay.
*The Natural History Museum: Community Partnership Exhibition Program.
*From Watersheds to Faucets: The Marvel of New York City’s Water Supply System.
Join GreenHomeNYC on September 30th as we explore Sims Municipal Recycling’s new Sunset Park Material Recovery Facility.
Sims Municipal Recycling’s (SMR) processes all of NYC’s residential and institutional metal, glass and plastic recyclables, as well as half of the City’s paper. The new facility has a Recycling Education Center, where New Yorkers are encouraged to come see how recycling happens in NYC.Find out more »
“The City of Townsville, Australia (IBM Smarter City Challenge and research trials in smart water and buildings) and the City of Dubuque, Iowa (IBM Smart City Global Pilot for water, energy, solid waste, transport/health), will be presenting on their shared experiences as Smart Cities. The world renowned Center for Resilience at the Ohio State University will also present on resilience models. Keynote addresses will be delivered by Doris Gonzalez, Director of IBM Corporate Citizenship Office (responsible for the Smarter Cities Program) and Scott Muller, A Senior Scientist for SIS-GIS on his work on low carbon emissions collaborations between national and subnational governments and the UN. The workshops will be held in the historic Gould Memorial Library (GML) at BCC. GML is both a NYC and a national landmark.”Find out more »
There is so much to do at Bryant Park, Come visit and find out!Find out more »
Career fair for peace and conflict resolution job and internship opportunities at Columbia University with 30+ organizations.Find out more »
A farmers market and open house will be hosted at Flagship Farm every Saturday, May 17th through October 25th!Find out more »
Ruth DeFries, professor at the Earth Institute at Columbia University, will speak about the history of human and technological development and her new book, the Big Ratchet: How Humanity Strives in the Face of Natural Crisis.Find out more »
The inaugural exhibition at BLDG 92, Brooklyn Navy Yard: Past, Present and Future, recounts its lengthy history.Find out more »
‘Gotham Unbound’ book launch and discussion on NYC’s urban ecology" rel="bookmark"> ‘Gotham Unbound’ book launch and discussion on NYC’s urban ecology
The Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to a discussion with Ted Steinberg and Andrew Needham on Steinberg’s new book Gotham Unbound: The Ecological History of Greater New York. Steinberg will use the book and his historical understanding to address a question of some urgency: Can New York City survive the sea? He will look at what the city has done in the past to deal with coastal flooding, as well as current plans in the wake of Sandy.Find out more »
“Composting in the city” workshop at Queens Botanical Garden" rel="bookmark"> “Composting in the city” workshop at Queens Botanical Garden
Join the NYC Compost Project to learn how to reduce your waste and create “black gold” for your garden by composting leaves, kitchen scraps, garden trimmings and weeds. This workshop will cover the essentials of outdoor composting in an urban setting. As a fall focus, we will discuss how to compost leaves and how to use mulch to protect and improve your garden’s soil. Registration required: email email@example.com or call 718–539‑5296.Find out more »