Queens Botanical Garden

Open to: All Teachers
Opportunity at a Glance: Join NYC  Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the Queens Botanical Garden (QBG) staff for an in-person professional learning opportunity.  During this session participants will do the following: 

  • Take a guided of the garden (including the farm and composting project) with the QBG staff;
  • Learn about QBG’s sustainable practices and innovative design features, which have earned the Visitor & Administration Building the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum certification; and
  • Explore how composting and producing food work together to reduce waste in NYC, while participating in a hands-on activity about composting.

Key dates:  Wednesday April 13th from 4:30p.m – 6:30p.m.
Location: 43-50 Main Street, Flushing, NY 11355
Registration deadline: Monday April 11th

Take action: Register here
For more information: Helene Amato, helenea@dep.nyc.gov, 718-595-6557