Organizations

61 Franklin Street Community Garden

Audubon New York

City Parks Foundation

East River State Park

Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park

Friends of McCarren Park

GrowNYC

GWAPP

Million Trees NYC

New York Restoration Project

NYC Parks & Recreation

NYC Parks & Recreation – GreenThumb

Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn

The Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund

The McGolrick Park Neighborhood Alliance

The North Brooklyn Boat Club

TOWN SQUARE

Events

Stories

Lead Project Moving Forward

Lead Project Moving Forward

As you know from this past year of emails, workshops, events and educational material– North Brooklyn has an excess of lead in our soil. We are thankful to the Greenpoint Community Environmental Foundation who awarded us the grant and made all of our work possible.  As Allison Currier, NAG’s Environmental Community Organizer, ends her time with NAG, she’s…

Bringing Trout Home: P.S. 110 Students Release Trout into the Cross River

Bringing Trout Home: P.S. 110 Students Release Trout into the Cross River

By Fran Agnone with contributions by Kiera Hutley, Samiyah Samuels, Sirran Blatt, Meliane Materka, Martin Edeler and Victoria Wyszkowski   On Friday, April 21st, two 4th grade classes from PS 110, The Monitor School, piled into a bus heading north towards the Cross River in Westchester County. Students told jokes, looked out the windows, and… Read More

Local Hero: Ana Traverso-Krejcarek

Local Hero: Ana Traverso-Krejcarek

    With a background in sociology and urban planning, Ana Traverso-Krejcarek is a strong asset for El Puente’s The Green Light District where she serves as the Environmental Policy Coordinator & Green Jobs Green New York Program Associate. Hailing all the way from Brazil, Ana’s lifework has always been focused on the environment and… Read More

The Tenacity of a Community: How Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park Succeeded

The Tenacity of a Community: How Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park Succeeded

Along the waterfront of Greenpoint and Williamsburg lies land ready to be put to the purpose. The question in 2005 was what the purpose would be. As many stories go, the powers that be and the community had differing opinions on the best use of the waterfront. The Fight Begins (Photo Credit: http://osanb.org) Over ten years… Read More

UPDATE: Heroes of Bushwick Inlet Park

UPDATE: Heroes of Bushwick Inlet Park

By Charlotte E. Binns In exciting news, we learned from Mayor De Blasio’s office that they just announced the acquisition of the last parcel needed to complete Bushwick Inlet Park. The many efforts from the Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park (FBIP) proved to be successful. In honor of that, we’re re-publishing our Heroes of Bushwick Inlet… Read More