There are a ton of great eco-conscious activities taking place this June. Here are a few of our favorites:
Capturing Carbon in Urban Soils
This panel discussion (June 2nd at 8:30AM at 77 Water Street) brings together local soil scientists and practitioners to introduce key soil sequestration concepts and overview methods that aim to increase urban soil carbon. Get more info and register here.
Spend June 3rd with the Newtown Creek Alliance
Start with a Community Visioning Workshop hosted by Riverkeeeper and follow it up with An Oral History of Newtown Creek and Industrial North Brooklyn.
Celebrate UN World Environment Day with Green Drinks: Queens
June 5th, the Riverview Restaurant is hosting Green Drinks: Queens, a self-organizing network of people who care about the environment and gather regularly to informally build community around this greatest cause of our lifetime. This year’s theme is “Connecting People With Nature.”
Support Zero Waste with NYC Compost Project hosted by Earth Matter
Volunteers are needed to staff zero waste stations at the Governor’s Island Jazz Age Lawn Party. Register to volunteer for Saturday, June 10th or Sunday, June 11th
The Gowanus Canal Conservancy is turning 10
Join them for a birthday celebration June 19th. They will debut the Gowanus Greenscape vision, the first step in realizing NYC’s next great park. Be there for this watershed moment and enjoy delicious local food, drink, and great music.