NY4P Newsletter, February 2020

dedicate a daffodil 2020

Treat your Loved Ones to a Gift that Keeps on Blooming

Show your affection by dedicating daffodils through our Daffodil Project in your loved one's name. Daffodils are some of the first flowers to bloom in the Spring, so you'll bring them joy for weeks, year after year. 

Dedicate a Daffodil today!

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HallOfScienceWednesday, Feb. 12: Queens Borough President Candidate Forum on the Environment

The New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund and the Jackson Heights Beautification Group are hosting a Queens Borough President candidate forum on the environment.

Get informed for the special election coming up on March 24 by knowing exactly where the candidates stand on environmental issues, including how the City can meet its goal of reducing carbon emissions by 80% by 2050, improve access to clean transportation, protect water quality, and reduce waste. Sign up today!

JoinOurTeam2020_2.PNGFriday, Feb. 17: Deadline to apply for the Research & Policy Analyst role

We are still accepting applications to join the NY4P team! Are you interested in advancing data analysis, research, and policies about NYC's parks and open spaces? Apply today to this position and pass on the word to others. See the full description on our website.

bronxparkspeakup2020Saturday, Feb. 29: The Bronx Parks Speak Up!

The 26th Bronx Parks Speak Up will have the theme "Sustaining the Future" and will be on Saturday, February 29, from 11am–5pm at Lehman College in the Bronx. For more information, see their website.

CommunityBoardsWebinarMissed our live webinar about Community Boards? 

On Wednesday, January 29, NY4P was joined by Brian Kaszuba of New York Law School and Brooklyn Community Board 10 for a live webinar about community boards and how park advocates can most effectively work with them. Watch it and our other many webinars here.

Other Events and Resources

NYC Parks

GreenThumb 

The Municipal Art Society 

Natural Areas Conservancy

New York Restoration Project 

Partnerships for Parks

Transportation Alternatives 

The Trust for Public Land 

Waterfront Alliance

Citizens Committee for New York City