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March 2018
Wednesday, March 14th at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Brooklyn Grange, Flushing Ave, Box 116
Brooklyn, NY 11205 United States

This winter introduction to beekeeping with Carin Zinter will leave you buzzing with excitement! Inside the warmth of our indoor loft classroom, Carin will provide you with a crash course in apiculture, walking participants through a brief history of beekeeping, the issues around beekeeping today, and the importance of apiculture in maintaining a healthy food system. We’ll discuss the anatomy of a honey bee; the biology and life cycle of the colony; as well as equipment, hive architecture and basics in…

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Thursday, March 15th

Make Greenpoint Greener by Submitting a Project Proposal to GCEF! $1.2 million in grants available. Proposals due by 3/15/2018. For Specific Information and Guidance on Submitting a Grant Application: Visit www.nfwf.org/gcef. And Learn More by Watching GCEF’s Grant Application Webinar.

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Thursday, March 15th at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Leonard Library, 81 Devoe Street
Brooklyn, NY United States

With spring just around the corner, this edition of the Green Series features members from Hortus Conclusus, a Level II Arboretum, who teach us how to landscape our backyard garden using a rich diversity of edible fruiting plants from around the world, including the under-appreciated wild fruit from New York State’s native forest. Their presentation will cover plants that can be grown in Brooklyn and found in Hortus Conclusus’ own Botanical Garden, located in the Hudson Valley. Brooklyn Public Library’s…

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Thursday, March 15th at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wythe Hotel, 80 Wythe Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States

We’ve spent the past year building visions for two NYC Waterways, Newtown Creek and Flushing Waterways. It’s time to say thank you to all that have participated and launch our work! Let’s bring our waterfront communities together, celebrate, and start the conversation for the road ahead. Join us, Riverkeeper, Newtown Creek Alliance, Guardians of Flushing Bay, and Perkins+Will as we not only launch the plans but also workshop next steps. Your first drink on us and light fare will be served. Space is limited please RSVP…

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Friday, March 16th at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, October 19th, 2018

Kingsland Wildflowers, 520 Kingsland Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States

Tour the roof and dig in the dirt at these hands-on volunteer days maintaining the garden with our community partners, Newtown Creek Alliance.

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Friday, March 16th at 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Earth Arts Center, 936 Madison St.
Brooklyn, NY 11221 United States

“For those who feel too much, may you guard your position as holy.” As tensions rise, so has the need for more healers. The waymakers, the agents of change, the ones armed with compassion. But how many folks who step into this work have become burnt out or hurt along the way? What kind of long-term impact can we have if we don’t share the same healing methods we give to others with ourselves? How can we be a support…

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Friday, March 16th at 7:00 pm - 8:39 pm
Hunter College, East 68th St
New York, NY 10021 United States

Can New York City Survive the Sea? a talk by Ted Steinberg, author of Gotham Unbound A post–Superstorm Sandy map designates a stunning 147 square miles of New York—nearly half of the entire city and encompassing nearly three million people—as a hurricane evacuation zone. Rising sea level will only complicate the coastal flooding problem. How did America’s largest city arrive at this perilous impasse? What has the city done in the past to address coastal flooding? And what was the response…

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Monday, March 19th at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
New Women Space, 188 Woodpoint Road, Store 1A
Brooklyn, NY 11211 United States

Do you want to get involved with a North Brooklyn neighborhood group? Do you care about environmental issues? Join us for a drink! The presentations are purposefully short so that you’ll have plenty of time to grab a drink and talk directly with the experts and your neighbors. New Women Space 188 Woodpoint Road, Store 1A Brooklyn, NY 11211 Monday, March 19th 6:30-8:30pm (Presentations run from 7:15-7:45pm) NAG’s Environmental Happy Hour is a bi-monthly series hosted by NAG’s former environmental…

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Tuesday, March 20th at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brooklyn Grange, Flushing Ave, Box 116
Brooklyn, NY 11205 United States

In this workshop you will gain knowledge and experiment with the time honored art of natural dyeing. Participants will learn about the many plants, roots, berries, minerals, and insects that have been used for thousands of years to create color on cloth. Historical context as well as proper procedure to achieve the most vibrant and long lasting results will be covered. Liz Spencer of The Dogwood Dyer will discuss the innovators and pioneers in the modern day natural dye renaissance…

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Tuesday, March 20th at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Anima Mundi Apothecary, 35 Noble Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States

Susanna Raeven, herbalist and owner of Raven Crest Botanicals, will share her knowledge of the healing powers and energetic properties of Amazonian plant medicines. Chuchuwasi, bobinsana, piri-piri, renaquilla – these plants are not only wisely used for their medicinal properties in the Amazonian ancient art of healing. They are also often part of a traditional “dieta”, a solitary time in the jungle during which plant teachers guide us on our journeys for physical, emotional and spiritual healing. Taste plant preparations,…

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