Celebrate the New Beautiful Green Roof at the Kingsland Wildflower Festival this Sat (9/24)!

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Kingsland Wildflowers is a beautiful new green roof here in Greenpoint and is inviting the community to come celebrate its opening this Saturday, September 24th (11AM-3PM). Located on the roof of Broadway Stages (520 Kingsland Ave), Kingsland Wildflowers will serve as a green roof and community engagement space. Visitors will explore three newly installed roofs that have been planted with a mix of indigenous grasses and wildflowers native to the New York landscape.

kingslandwildflowers_poster300pxpxFestival details:
When? Sat, Sept 24th 11am-3pm
Where? Broadway Stages
520 Kingsland Ave, Brooklyn 11222
What? Rooftop festival.

Activities include:
● Tours of newly planted roofs with wildlife and plant experts!
● Interactive activities for kids and families!
● Music, food, beer!
● Partner organizations discussing local conservation projects!
● 360 panoramic views of Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens!

About the project
Kingsland Wildflowers is a Greenpoint community project committed to expanding natural habitat and green corridors native to the New York City landscape. The vision, conceived through partnerships between property owner, Broadway Stages, wildlife experts at New York City Audubon, Greenpoint local landscaping company, Alive Structures and our friends at Newtown Creek Alliance will provide the neighborhood with living and growing infrastructure to support native New York City wildlife. The project also has a specific focus on developing educational programming in the space related to sustainable conservation practices and wildlife protection.

Visit www.kingslandwildflowers.com for more info!

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We hope you’ll join us for this exciting event! – the Kingsland Wildflower crew

Other important dates at the roof!
October 8th 5pm-7: 30pm
Michael McCarthy, renowned UK environmental journalist will lecture on Nature and Joy: A New Defense of the Natural World. Come enjoy refreshments


gcef_logo_100pxFunding provided by the Office of the New York State Attorney General and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation through the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund.

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