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2017 GCC Annual Meeting

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Thursday, October 26, 6:30-10:00pm2017 GCC Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting & Party

501 Union St 
Thursday, October 26
6:30 - 10:00pm

Join us on October 26th to learn more about the Gowanus Canal Conservancy, and how you can get involved!

Hear updates on our volunteer, education and design programs, focused on the Gowanus Lowlands - a network of parks and public spaces centered on the Gowanus Canal and connected to its surrounding watershed.

Limited time only! Sign up for an Associate membership and up with your RSVP, and receive a free GCC hat during the Annual Meeting.

6:30 Mingling, drinks and snacks
7:00 Presentation
8:00 More mingling, drinks and snacks!

Complimentary beverages from Brooklyn Brewery, dessert from Michel et Augustin, and more.

Thanks to our sponsors:

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Michel et Augustin

We’re Hiring!

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Lowlands Project Director 

Development Director

The Gowanus Lowlands: A Blueprint for NYC’s Next Great Park

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Gowanus Lowlands envisions a network of parks and public spaces centered on the Gowanus Canal and connected to its surrounding watershed. A vibrant system that prioritizes access for everyone, the Lowlands will shine a light on the canal’s history and singular beauty against a backdrop of a healthy environment and safe, connected streets. Residents, workers and visitors will be able to fully engage with all Gowanus has to offer, from its native plants and wildlife, to its thriving industry, to its hidden creeks and hypnotic waterway.

Learn more here

GCC Pop-Up Nursery

Plant Sales 2017

June 10th, The Salt Lot, 2 Second Ave, Brooklyn 11215 (enter zip in Google)

Fall Plant Sale Events:
Saturday, September 9 , 10am-1pm
2nd Place and Smith St, Brooklyn 11231

Saturday, September 23, 10am-1pm
Park Slope Food Coop, 782 Union St, Brooklyn 11215

Sunday, October 15, 10am-1pm
2 Second Avenue, Brooklyn 11215 

Or, by appointment at Carroll & Nevins St. Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), or call 718-541-4378.
GCC Nursery: 431 Carroll St, Brooklyn 11215

Get your hardy native perennials in Gowanus, Brooklyn!

Volunteers and students help us grow a wide array of mostly native plants well-adapted to our urban conditions. The plants we grow are installed in gardens throughout the Gowanus Watershed, and are also for sale. See a list of plants currently available here. Discounts are available for GCC members, public schools, and community gardens. See here for more details.

Thanks to Alloy for hosting and Greenbelt Native Plant Center and Apiary Studio for supporting our 2017 Nursery.


The Gowanus Canal Conservancy is an independent environmental 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization formed in 2006. More >