Tag: environment

Queens Botanical Garden gets more than $1.4M in City Council funding

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Sep. 28, 2023 By Rachel Butler Queens Council Member Sandra Ung and Speaker Adrienne Adams announced on Sept. 22 an allocation of over $1.4 million by the City Council to fund a new Welcome Gardens and a Sustainability Education Quad at Queens Botanical Garden in Flushing. The total funding allocation of $1.425 million will be…
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Climate orgs promote initiatives at borough’s inaugural Climate Expo in Kew Gardens

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Sep. 22, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan Queens’ first ever Climate Expo, sponsored by Borough President Donovan Richards, launched on Wednesday, Sept. 20, at Queens Borough Hall as one of the many events scheduled for Climate Week NYC.  Over a dozen environmental organizations set up tables across the Helen Marshall Cultural Center’s atrium in Kew Gardens to share resources, spread environmental surveys and promote climate-related job opportunities – all with the goal of taking action to address the effects of climate change.  The expo was centered around an expert-led panel on Local Law 97, a law passed in 2019 with the…
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