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NYC Wildflower Week

Lectures & Learning

EVENTS:
FUN FOR KIDS
NATURE walks
GET HANDS DIRTY
garden tours
LECTURES & LEARNING

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Most NYCWW events are free and open to the public. Space is limited for certain events, so advance registration is encouraged.



MANHATTAN

NATIVE PLANT SHARE AND WORKSHOP
Time: Saturday, May 16th 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location: Grove Hill Community Garden • East 158th Street and Eagle Avenue, Bronx
Guide: Butterfly Project NYC
Register for this FREE event

Description: Join Butterfly Project NYC, Bronx Green-Up/The New York Botanical Garden, and Grow to Learn NYC to find out more about the connections between native plants and pollinators and how to encourage them in urban landscapes. This year’s workshop is part of NYC Wildflower Week. Plants will be available for pick-up, to be used in schoolyards, community gardens, and other public spaces while supplies last. For more information, visit butterflyprojectnyc.org.
Many thanks to our partners City Parks Foundation, NYC Wildflower Week, and GreenThumb/NYC Parks.


MANHATTAN

CLEAN & GREEN:
WILDFLOWER CORRIDER INSTALLATION, & PLANT AND COMPOST SALE

Time: Saturday, May 16th 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Location: 9th Street and 3rd Ave. Gowanus, Brooklyn 11215
Guide: Gowanus Canal Conservancy Staff
Register for this FREE event by email: volunteer@gowanuscanalconservancy.org

Description: Help bring more nature to Gowanus! We’ll be working in teams to install more wildflower planters on 9th Street between 2nd and 5th Avenue, adding two more blocks to the existing Wildflower Corridor we installed last year. GCC will additionally be hosting a Plant and Compost sale.
Be sure to wear closed-toed shoes (boots preferable), clothes you don’t mind getting dirty, and sunscreen/hat if needed. Activities and meeting locations subject to change. No prior experience needed.

Email to sign up. Volunteers under the age of 18 must also have a parent/guardian sign the volunteer waiver here.

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