• Save Fort Green Park

    Friends of Fort Green Park are helping to preserve our trees and prevent the city from cutting down healthy city trees. The Parks Department misrepresented the health of the 58 mature trees marked for removal — a total of 71 trees will be endangered, including an additional 13 due to extreme pruning and adjacent excavation […]

  • Friends of Fort Green Park Fighting to Preserve The City’s Trees

    Friends of Fort Green Park The Parks Without Borders plan for Fort Greene Park in Brooklyn has not undergone environmental review as required under SEQRA. Nearby residents and regular users of the park have asked many questions that have not been answered, despite repeated FOIL requests for information about the environmental impact of removing so many large, mature trees. These effects include […]

  • Will Expansion of Westchester Airport Damage NYC Water?

    Sierra Club New York City Group presents; Sustainability Series 2019 Will Expansion of Westchester Airport Damage NYC Water? Martin Rogowsky – Former Westchester County Legislator Jonathan T. Wang – Private Pilot & Founder of Citizens For A Responsible County Airport Michael Dulong – Senior Attorney with Riverkeeper   Wednesday, April 10th Hosted by the Seafarers […]

  • Trash Talk: How Fast Can We Ramp up Recycling?

    Sierra Club New York City Group presents; Sustainability Series 2019 Trash Talk: How Fast Can We Ramp up Recycling? Bridget Anderson – Deputy Commissioner of Recycling and Sustainability, NYC Dept. of Sanitation Maggie Clarke, Ph.D. – Chair of SWAB Waste Prevention & Reuse Committee   Wednesday, May 8th Hosted by the Seafarers and International House […]