Thursday, May 28, 2015

Gowanus Canal Conservancy Will Host Expo Gowanus At PS32 Tonight

Tonight, you might want to swing by PS32 to check out Gowanus Canal Conservancy's EXPO Gowanus to learn about all things related to the Gowanus Canal.  Representatives of US Environmental Protection Agency, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and NYC Department of Environmental Protection will be on hand. So will non-profit organizations in the area and development firms Lightstone Group and Balmori Associates, to name just a few

EXPO Gowanus
Thursday, May 28 (5PM-8PM)
PS 32, 317 Hoyt St., Brooklyn NY 11231

EXPO Gowanus is a free event created by the Gowanus Canal Conservancy, featuring Design, Stewardship and Investigation projects that beautify and enhance the health of the Gowanus Canal and Watershed. Learn about the Superfund clean up process, neighborhood beautification projects and more. Exhibitors include the GCC, area schools and organizations such as NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Arts Gowanus and more. Community members will be inspired to learn, take action and consider the ways we can contribute to the health of the local environment.

Who will be at EXPO Gowanus:
• Public Agencies: US Environmental Protection Agency; NYS Department of Environmental Conservation; NYC Department of Environmental Protection
• Gowanus Canal Conservancy Volunteer Projects: Floating Gardens; Green Wall Modules; 9th Street Wildflower Corridor; Gowanus Beehives; Urban Forestry & more
• GCC STEM Partner Schools: PS 32, MS 51, and MS 88
• Public Schools: Brooklyn New School; Brooklyn Urban Garden School (BUGS); Launch Expeditionary Charter School
• Non-profits: Arts Gowanus; Gowanus By Design; Brooklyn Atlantis Project; Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance
• Design and Development Firms: dlandstudio, Lightstone Group; Balmori Associates

Visitors can RSVP via Eventbrite. For more information, please contact Director of Education Programs, Christine Petro at (e) or (p) 718.541.4378.

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