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Brooklyn, New York 11215-9997
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Citizen Pruner Courses Available!
We've teamed up with Trees New York to provide Citizen Pruner courses to the community. Participants will learn about tree biology, street tree identification, and common tree problems while becoming a licensed pruner.More >
Gowanus Canal Fall Walking ToursMore >
Urban Ecology Lecture SeriesMore >
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.
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
Saturday, July 19th, 11am-3pm
Sunday, July 20th, 11am-3pm
Sunday, August 17th, 11am-3pm
Saturday, September 20th, 11am-3pm
Sunday, September 21st, 11am-3pm
Saturday, September 27th, 11am-3pm
Sunday, October 19th, 11am-3pm
Saturday, November 1, 11am-3pm
Sunday, November 16th, 11am-3pm
Meeting Location for all events, unless noted: Salt Lot, 2 Second Avenue (between 5th St and the Gowanus Canal), Brooklyn 11215
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.