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November 2017


November 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Project Farmhouse, 76 East 13th Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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GrowNYC and Project Farmhouse are happy to announce a screening of the documentary film, WASTED. After the screening, please join us for an open discussion on food waste in NYC with Emily Bachman, the Compost Program Manager for Zero Waste Programs at GrowNYC. Popcorn will be served and light refreshments will be served. The screening is open to the general public and a $10 donation is suggested at the door. Film Information: 40% of the food in America is Wasted. A new…

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December 2017

It’s Electrifying: Converting Heating Systems

December 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
32BJ SEIU, 25 West 18th Street, 5th Floor Auditorium
New York, NY 10011 United States
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The second installment of our It’s Electrifying series explores the promise and practical barriers to electrifying heating systems in multifamily buildings. As buildings of the future begin to be powered by electricity, heating plants might need to move out of the basement and instead be distributed throughout the building via heat pumps. How do architects design for this? What are the implications for tenant-landlord relationships and building operations? Do buildings have the necessary electrical infrastructure? Attendees will learn the latest thinking on heat…

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Kids Wildlife Workshop with Bobby Horvath

December 9 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
J. Hood Wright Recreation Center, 351 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10033 United States
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Have you ever wanted to meet an eagle owl? Pet a fox? Hold a red-tailed hawk? Here's your chance to get up close and personal with Northern Manhattan Parks' wildlife. Join rehabilitator, Bobby Horvath, to meet some of the wildlife and learn about the work of Wildlife in Need of Rescue and Rehabilitation. Please note: Space is limited. RSVP is required; please email RSVP@FortTryonParkTrust.org to register.

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NYC Outdoors! An Environmental Education Expo

December 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
New York University Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012 United States
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The NYC Outdoors! Expo is a public event showcasing environmental education resources in New York City. Who should attend? Teachers, Educators, Students, Faculty and anyone interested in environmental education. Participants will meet more than 40 environmental education organizations and find out about programs, teacher resources, internship, job opportunities, and much more. We will have light refreshments and door prizes! Please join us! Come learn about: Composting Growing oysters Field trips Fishing and seining Gardening Parks as classrooms Solar Energy Citizen…

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