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Clean & Green 2014 Schedule

March 2014 marks the start of our fifth year of volunteer programs throughout the Gowanus area. Please join the Gowanus Canal Conservancy and hundreds of volunteers to clean and plant along the Gowanus Canal.

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¡Composting Gowanus! Schedule

Join us as we incorporate up to 10,000 pounds of food scraps into a new compost windrow every month!

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Clean & Green 2014 Schedule

Clean and Green

March 2014 marks the start of our fifth year of volunteer programs throughout the Gowanus area. Please join the Gowanus Canal Conservancy and hundreds of volunteers to clean and plant along the Gowanus Canal.

The Gowanus Canal Conservancy Clean and Green Program is a volunteer-based program that meets on Saturdays or Sundays from March to November to clean and green the banks of the Gowanus Canal.

Upcoming Gowanus Canal Conservancy Clean & Green Dates

(Activities and meeting locations are subject to change)

Sunday, June 22nd, 11am-3pm
Clean & Green, Ennis Park Stewardship, Compost Windrow Build
Description: Ennis Park Stewardship, Building a compost windrow with 8,000lbs of food scraps

Saturday, July 19th, 11am-3pm
Clean & Green @ Detective Joseph Mayrose Park

Sunday, July 20th, 11am-3pm
Compost Windrow Build
Description: Building a compost windrow with 8,000lbs of food scraps

Sunday, August 17th, 11am-3pm
Clean & Green, Compost Windrow Build
Description: Building a compost windrow with 8,000lbs of food scraps, Floating Gardens

Saturday, September 20th, 11am-3pm
Clean & Green
Description: Huntington St. Garden Installation

Sunday, September 21st, 11am-3pm
Compost Windrow Build 
Description: Building a compost windrow with 8,000lbs of food scraps

Saturday, September 27th, 11am-3pm
Plein Air on the Canal
Description: In partnership with the Oil Painters of America, grab your pencil & sketch book or paint & palette to capture the awesome views along the Canal. This is a great opportunity to pause, observe, and create an impression of this evolving urban landscape. For more information, click here

Sunday, October 19th, 11am-3pm
Clean & Green: Street Tree Stewardship with FOFA, Ennis Park Planting with Gowanus Alliance, and Compost Windrow Build
Description: Volunteers will be taking care of street trees along 4th Avenue, installing plants at Ennis Park, and building the October compost windrow

Saturday, November 1, 11am-3pm
Clean & Green, 3rd & 3rd Planting, and Plant Sale
Description: Join the Gowanus Canal Conservancy to replant our garden on 3rd & 3rd. We will additionally be selling some of our native plants. Please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to sign up. 

Saturday, November 15th, 11am-3pm
Clean & Green
Meeting Location:
 The Transit Garden, 2nd Place and Smith Street, Carroll Gardens
The closest subway is the F/G at Carroll Street. 
Description: Volunteers will be participating in garden and tree stewardship in the Gowanus Watershed. Please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to sign up.  

Sunday, November 16th, 11am-3pm
Compost Windrow Build 
Description: Join the Gowanus Canal Conservancy as we build our monthly compost windrow, using over 9,000 lbs of food scraps from local greenmarkets. Please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to sign up. 

Meeting Location for all events, unless noted: Salt Lot, 2 Second Avenue (between 5th St and the Gowanus Canal), Brooklyn 11215

Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to sign up.

For Compost Windrow Build Volunteer Days, click here!

 

The Clean & Green Program is sponsored by:

With support from NYC Councilmembers Steve Levin, Carlos Menchaca, and Brad Lander - District 33, District 38, and District 39.