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June 2018

Plants, Pollinators, and People

June 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Kingsland Wildflowers Green Roof & Community Engagement Center, 520 Kingsland Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States
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NYC Pollinator Week is a time to celebrate pollinators and spread the word about what you can do to protect them! Come out for a walking tour and cocktail hour on the green roof during NYC Pollinator Week. Join green thumbs from Growing Chefs in a seed packet-making activity using saved seeds from Eagle Street Rooftop Farm's wildflower collection, look at photos by Annie Novak from her studies of Monarch migration in Mexico, talk with butterfly blogger Rebecca Reitz, bee…

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High Bridge Walking Tour

June 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
High Bridge, 2301 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10033 United States
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The High Bridge reopened as a walkway in summer 2015 after a renovation. Join Bryan Diffley, the Project Manager of the renovation, for a tour of NYC's oldest standing bridge. An engineering treasure, it was built in 1848 to bring water from the Bronx into Manhattan via the Croton Aqueduct. The High Bridge remained in use for the Croton system until December 1958. Its deck was used as a pedestrian bridge until the 1970's when it was closed due to…

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