Events

Free Summer Bootcamp

Free Summer Bootcamp

Saturday, August 25th at 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, September 8th, 2018

Free Summer Bootcamp

Free Summer Bootcamp

Saturday, September 1st at 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, September 8th, 2018

Free Summer Bootcamp

Free Summer Bootcamp

Saturday, September 8th at 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, September 8th, 2018

Stories

Eco Hero: M.S. 126 Eco-Facilitator Ms. Glowacki

Eco Hero: M.S. 126 Eco-Facilitator Ms. Glowacki

  By Fai Walker, MS 126 Sustainability Coach As part of the Greenpoint Eco-Schools program, teachers at M.S. 126 facilitate bi-weekly classes that teach students Pathways to Sustainability—Water, Consumption and Waste, Schoolyard Habitats, and Healthy Schools. During these classes known as D.E.A.L Clubs (Drop Everything and Lead), students follow the Eco –Schools USA Seven Step Framework…

PS 34 Graduates Reflect on the Greenpoint Eco-Schools Program

PS 34 Graduates Reflect on the Greenpoint Eco-Schools Program

By Martynka Daszkiewicz, Oscar Luczaj Oliwia Kiluk; Introduction and Tina Wong, NWF Greenpoint Eco-Schools Sustainability Coach June 2018 marked the completion of the 3rd year that the National Wildlife Federation Greenpoint Eco-Schools program has been part of PS 34’s school-wide “Green” transformation. By incorporating environmental changes and practices throughout the school’s building infrastructure, curriculum and… Read More

New Greenpoint Library: A Work in Progress!

New Greenpoint Library: A Work in Progress!

Our beloved Greenpoint Library closed to the public in July 2017 and disappeared behind a high construction fence for a much-needed overhaul.  The new building is not scheduled to open until possibly Summer 2019.  In the meantime, Brooklyn Public Library meets regularly with the Greenpoint Library Community Advisory Committee.  Here are some updates shared at last… Read More

Lead in Our Backyards

Lead in Our Backyards

Have you wondered what’s in your soil?  North Brooklyn has a proud industrial history that included shipbuilders, pencil makers, sugar makers and petroleum refineries to name a few.  While these businesses have largely disappeared, according to recent research, both public and private soils in Greenpoint, Brooklyn may be contaminated with lead due to historical industrial… Read More