ARBOR DAY! Tree care workshop with TreesNY
Apr
29
1:00 pm13:00

ARBOR DAY! Tree care workshop with TreesNY

  • Leonard Street & Richardson Street

We'll be celebrating Arbor day with our friends at Trees New York mulching and caring for trees in Greenpoint.  We'll meet at the corner of Leonard street and Bayard Street.  Tools and materials will be provided.  Please email  Kathleen.Martin@parks.nyc.gov if you plan to attend. 

GCEF Community Open House
Apr
30
10:00 am10:00

GCEF Community Open House

  • "Warsaw" Polish National Home

SAVE THE DATE: GCEF COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSE 

Visit Greening Greenpoint at this event!

On Saturday, April 30th, join your fellow Greenpointers to learn about the exciting projects being funded by the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund (GCEF) that are helping to improve our community's environment.   Meet the people, many who are local citizens like yourself, implementing these projects - and find out how you can get involved.

Visit the GCEF website to find out more about transformative projects already underway or poised to begin soon.

About the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund (GCEF):The GCEF is a $19.5 million grant program created by the New York State Office of the Attorney General and Department of Environmental Conservation with monies obtained through a settlement with ExxonMobil over its Greenpoint oil spill. The GCEF’s goal is to fund projects that will address the Greenpoint community’s environmental priorities through a process that is open, transparent, and ensures ongoing engagement and partnership with the community.

 

Guided tree walk of McGolrick Park: Janes Walk Festival
May
8
5:30 pm17:30

Guided tree walk of McGolrick Park: Janes Walk Festival

  • McGolrick Park

MEET IN THE CENTER OF THE PARK NEAR COMFORT STATION

About This Walk

Greening Greenpoint is partnering up with the McGolrick Park Neighborhood Alliance. We'll be meeting in beautiful McGolrick Park in Greenpoint for a guided tree walk. McGorlrick park is known for it's dense canopy of mature, shady trees. Together we'll look at these trees, learn the various species growing in the park, and share some tips for identifying trees in NYC. From towering London Plane trees to small, flowering Eastern Red Bud, we'll take time to look at each leaf, flower, fruit and bud. We'll also discuss why trees these trees are an important part of the neighborhood.

LEARN MORE HERE: http://janeswalk.org/united-states/new-york-city-ny/guided-tree-walk-greenpoints-mcgolrick-park/

McGolrick Park - It's My Park Day
May
14
9:00 am09:00

McGolrick Park - It's My Park Day

  • McGolrick Park

SAVE THE DATE: We're partnering with PS 110 and Partnership for Parks for a day of volunteering in McGolrick Park.  Join us to plant a new tree and care for the beautiful mature trees in McGolrick.  All tools and materials will be provided.  More details to come!

Free Tree Pick up at the Greenpoint Library
May
20
3:30 pm15:30

Free Tree Pick up at the Greenpoint Library

  • the Greenpoint Library

Greening Greenpoint is giving away FREE TREES.  Get more info and pre-register here before May 5th to receive a beautiful tree to plant in your front or back yard in Greenpoint.  

Pick up will be open between 3:00 pm and 5:30 pm. 

Trees must be planted in Greenpoint (11222) and should be planted in the ground (not a planter or container). 

Free Tree Pick up at Java Street Community Garden
May
21
9:00 am09:00

Free Tree Pick up at Java Street Community Garden

  • Java Street Community Garden

Greening Greenpoint is giving away FREE TREES.  Get more info and pre-register here before May 5th to receive a beautiful tree to plant in your front or back yard in Greenpoint.  

Pick up will be open between 9:00 am and 11:30 am

Trees must be planted in Greenpoint (11222) and should be planted in the ground (not a planter or container). 

Tree Care in McCarren Park
May
26
6:00 pm18:00

Tree Care in McCarren Park

  • McCarren Park

Join us in beautiful McCarren Park for a volunteer activity caring for some beautiful trees and then we'll head to Bar Matchless across to celebrate!  We'll meet in the park on the corner of Driggs Avenue and Manhattan Avenue.  

Community Steering Committee Meeting
Jun
14
12:00 pm12:00

Community Steering Committee Meeting

Our quarterly steering committee meeting will be held in mid-June.  In these meetings the committee is given an update on project progress and asked for feedback and assistance in decision making.  

Time and location TBD


Transmitter Park Tree Mulching
Mar
19
9:30 am09:30

Transmitter Park Tree Mulching

  • WNYC Transmitter Park Brooklyn, NY 11222

We'll be partnering with local Boy Scout troop 469 (the pride of Greenpoint!) to lay down mulch around the young trees in WNYC Transmitter Park.  Stop by if you'd like to lend a hand.  We'll provide tools and gloves.