Tag Archives: manhattan

12th Dec 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
NYC Outdoors! An Environmental Education Expo
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 […]
by Truly Johnson
11th Dec 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Workshop for New Volunteers: How to Get Involved With Your Park
Do you want to make a difference in your community and support or care for a park near you? At Partnerships for Parks, we help people, organizations, and government work together to support NYC parks, gardens, trees, and other green spaces. At this workshop, we will share all of the ways that people can get […]
by Truly Johnson
9th Dec 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Kids Wildlife Workshop with Bobby Horvath
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 […]
by Truly Johnson
9th Dec 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Lightfoot Market: Holiday Pop-Up
GIFT SHOPPING FOR GOOD. This holiday season, find gifts that align with your values. At Lightfoot Market’s free two-day pop-up you’ll find thoughtfully curated eco-friendly and socially responsible gifts for everyone on your holiday shopping list. Pick from 70 brands that care about impact as much as you do. Shops will display innovative and sustainably […]
by Truly Johnson
7th Dec 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
It's Electrifying: Converting Heating Systems
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? […]
by Truly Johnson
30th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Compost Workday
Volunteer with one of New York City’s oldest community composting programs! The Lower East Side Ecology Center in partnership with the NYC Compost Project diverts over 450 tons of food scraps from landfills annually. Food scraps are collected locally and then processed into compost at the East River Park Compost Yard. The finished compost is […]
by Truly Johnson
27th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
A Public Screening of "WASTED! THE STORY OF FOOD WASTE"
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 […]
by Truly Johnson
16th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Creative Climate Awards Closing Party
Join us as we close this inspiring month-long exhibit. Experience our best exhibit yet, hang out with our artists, see live performances, and see who gets this year’s Creative Climate Awards $2,000 grand prize. The Creative Climate Awards are an annual series of events from the Human Impacts Institute that showcase artists creating climate-inspired, public works and […]
by Truly Johnson
14th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Hort Tour: Trees
Learn more about the Park in our Hort Tours. From the lush gardens, to the towering tree canopy, each tour will have a specific focus, making each experience fun and full of surprises. This November 14, please join us for our Hort Tour: Trees, exploring one of the most enigmatic features of Madison Square Park: the arboretum. […]
by Truly Johnson
14th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Coastal Clean-Up in Riverside Park South
Join TRASH HERO New York, in partnership with Riverside Park Conservancy and NYC Parks, to clean up the Hudson River shoreline in Riverside Park South.  Volunteers give back to the community each month by helping remove marine trash from the Tidal Cove and park’s shoreline. Closed-toed shoes are required. All materials provided. We look forward to cleaning up the waterfront with […]
by Truly Johnson
8th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
One October: Film Screening with Live Score + Talk Back
In New York, we are constantly surrounded by the sound of voices. Countless conversations and perspectives weave together the landscape that we call home. Filmed in October 2008 on the eve of Obama’s historic election and an unprecedented economic crisis, this lyrical portrait of New York City follows WFMU radio reporter Clay Pigeon as he takes to […]
by Truly Johnson
8th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Real Talk on Conscious Consumerism
Do you call yourself a passionate conscious consumer, but feel guilty about how you eat and what you buy? Do you ever find yourself checking to make sure no one is witness to your daily hypocrisy against the earth? In this panel, moderated by Alden Wicker of EcoCult, we’ll discuss the perfectionism running rampant in […]
by Truly Johnson
4th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Pumpkin Smash 2017
Don’t let your pumpkin haunt a landfill! Bring pumpkins, jack-o-lanterns, and gourds for a smashing good time. You smash them and the NYC Compost Project will turn them into compost for City parks and green spaces. Join us for refreshments, raffles and more! Event will occur rain or shine.  
by Truly Johnson
1st Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Gardening for Liberation: A Social Justice Roundtable Series - Part 1
Join community garden leaders for a panel followed by small group discussions where community gardeners will share stories about how they’re using their community gardens in various interconnected movements for liberation.  Moderator: Karen Washington, Farmer at Rise & Root Farm, GreenThumb community gardener at Garden of Happiness Panelists: Heather Butts, JD, MPH, MA. GreenThumb community gardener […]
by Truly Johnson
30th Oct 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Global Energy Interconnection- Roadmap to a Low Carbon Economy
Please join the Center on Global Energy Policy for a presentation and discussion with Chairman Liu Zhenya. Chairman Liu served as Chairman and CEO of China State Grid (the world’s largest electric utility) from 2004 to 2016 and currently serves as Chairman of Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization (GEIDCO) and Chairman of the China […]
by Sophie Freedman
25th Oct 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
When the Waters Come, Will Our Cities Survive?
From Superstorm Sandy to the recent devastating effects of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, natural disasters make it difficult to ignore the rapid changes our climate is undergoing.  Sea levels and global temperatures are rising, threatening the very existence of small island communities and historic cities alike. In response, scientists and policy makers are fighting […]
by Truly Johnson
22nd Oct 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
City of Rising Waters: A Symposium
To mark the fifth anniversary of Superstorm Sandy — a watershed moment for New Yorkers’ awareness of the devastating impacts of climate change — join us for an afternoon program examining how New York City can survive and embrace its future as a coastal city surrounded by rising waters. This is the opening program in our new series, New York’s Future in a Changing […]
by Truly Johnson
22nd Oct 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Carbon Pricing Leadership Training
Nicole Crescimanno, assistant to James Hansen and young climate leader, is hosting a day-long training session for the Put a Price On It campaign. This session is for Students & Millennials interested in learning about carbon pricing, climate advocacy, and lobbying skills. Register for the training here.  
by Truly Johnson