Press 2018-10-30T10:18:39+00:00

PRESS

A collection of news articles related to the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund and its funded projects.

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GCEF 3rd Annual Open House
Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund hosts third annual open house
Brooklyn Daily Eagle | October 17, 2018
Photo by Andy Katz/Brooklyn Daily Eagle


Video by Cyberchase - PBS Learning Media
Kids Go Green: Eco-Fashion
Cyberchase – PBS Learning Media | July 2018
Video by Cyberchase – PBS Learning Media


Photo by Paul Stremple/BKLYNER
Environmental Education at the Forefront of Groundbreaking for New Greenpoint Library
BKLYNER | October 24, 2017
Photo by Paul Stremple/BKLYNER


Photo by Caleb Caldwell
Making Greenpoint greener: Local group hosts afternoon of park beautifying, tree education
Brooklyn Paper | July 20, 2017
Photo by Caleb Caldwell


Photo by NWF
Fashion gets eco-conscious at PS 34 in Greenpoint
Queens Ledger | May 10, 2017
Photo by National Wildlife Federation



Photo by Simone Wilson

What’s Up With That Fenced-Off Cabbage Patch in McCarren Park?
Williamsburg Patch | October 17, 2016
Photo by Simone Wilson


Greenpoint Monitor Museum
Anchors aweigh! Greenpoint Civil War buffs score cash for Naval museum
The Brooklyn Paper | December 17, 2015


Greening Greenpoint's 1st Tree
“Greening Greenpoint” Plants First of 500 Trees in Greenpoint
Greenpoint Gazette | November 11, 2015


Photo by Jason Speakman/Brooklyn Paper
Sleeping with the fishes: Group hopes man-made ecosystem brings life back to Newtown Creek
The Brooklyn Paper | April 22, 2015
Photo by Jason Speakman

McGolrick Park playground now opened
Greenpoint Star | October 17, 2018

Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund hosts third annual open house
Brooklyn Daily Eagle | October 17, 2018

A Tale Of Two Potential Parks
Williamsburg Patch | October 11, 2018

Greenpoint’s Getting Greener with GCEF
Go Green Brooklyn | October 8, 2018

Kids Go Green: Eco-Fashion
Cyberchase – PBS Learning Media | July 2018

P.S. 34’s Eco-Fashion Show 2018: Photo Gallery
National Wildlife Federation | July 2018

Project of the Week: Kingsland Wildflowers Green Roof & Community Space
@Greenroofs.com | July 16, 2018

GCEF Last Rites
Williamsburg Patch | June 26, 2018

Monitor Museum updates on design for shoreline restoration
Greenpoint Star | June 19, 2018

Contribute Your Memories of Greenpoint’s Natural Environment in Upcoming Library Project
Greenpoint Post | May 10, 2018

Greenpoint Reaches Milestone With 500th New Tree
Greenpoint Star | April 17, 2018

GCEF redux
Go Green Brooklyn | January 24, 2018

Kingsland Wildflowers: One Step Ahead to Sustainability
Greenpoint Star | January 10, 2018

Architecture in 2018: Look to the streets, not the sky
The Conversation | January 4, 2018

Brooklyn’s Little-Known Kingsland Wildflowers Is a Rooftop Oasis for NYC Wildlife
Untapped Cities | January 2, 2018

Kingsland Wildflowers
Atlas Obscura | November 23, 2017

Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund Showcases Progress in Second Annual Open House
Go Green Brooklyn | October 25, 2017

Environmental Education at the Forefront of Groundbreaking for New Greenpoint Library
BKLYNER | October 24, 2017

Officials break ground for Brooklyn Public Library Greenpoint Branch
Brooklyn Daily Eagle | October 24, 2017

Groundbreaking, Reveal For New Brooklyn Public Library At 107 Norman Avenue, Greenpoint
New York YIMBY | October 24, 2017

Greenpoint Library’s new eco-friendly building gets renderings
Curbed: New York | October 23, 2017

Crowning a top dog: Canines compete for honors including fastest fetch, prettiest eyes in G’point contest
Brooklyn Paper | October 17, 2017

Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund showcases progress in second annual Open House
Brooklyn Daily Eagle | October 16, 2017

McGolrick Park dog run is complete
Greenpoint Star | October 11, 2017

Who Sees the Trees? Greenpoint’s Citizen Pruners!
Greenpointers.com | September 22, 2017

A rooftop urban oasis springs to life in a polluted NYC neighborhood
Inhabitat | August 24, 2017

Greenpoint park to undergo several renovations
NEWS12 Brooklyn | August 4, 2017

Ch-ch-changes (to the McGolrick Park Dog Run), Re-opening Soon!
Greenpointers.com | July 31, 2017

New library to be built in Greenpoint
Real Estate Weekly | July 21, 2017

Greening Greenpoint nears goal of 500 new trees on North Brooklyn streets
Brooklyn Daily Eagle | July 20, 2017

Making Greenpoint greener: Local group hosts afternoon of park beautifying, tree education
Brooklyn Paper | July 20, 2017

Greenpoint residents turn out for street tree care event
Queens Ledger | July 18, 2017

‘Greening Greenpoint’ project held to cleanup neighborhood
NEWS12 Brooklyn | July 16, 2017

Curbing our litter
Greenpoint Star | July 15, 2017

Pics: Greenpoint Library Gets $15M Upgrade And New Environmental Center
Williamsburg Patch | July 5, 2017

Greenpoint Public Library Closing at End of June for Year-Long Renovation
DNAinfo | June 13, 2017

Brooklyn Schools Earn National Environmental Award
National Wildlife Federation | May 15, 2017

Excellence in Design Awards given to Bronx Zoo zipline, Far Rockaway streetscape
AM NY | May 11, 2017

City Announces Winners of Annual Design Competition
Gotham Gazette | May 11, 2017

NYC’s Awards for Excellence in Design winners emphasize resiliency post-Hurricane Sandy
Curbed: New York | May 11, 2017

Bomb squad building, verdant library, and others score NYC design awards
The Architect’s Newspaper | May 11, 2017

Four elegant and resilient Brooklyn spaces receive NYC’s Excellence in Design awards
Brooklyn Daily Eagle | May 11, 2017

Fashion gets eco-conscious at PS 34 in Greenpoint
Queens Ledger | May 10, 2017

See the NYC architecture honored by AIA’s Annual Design Awards, in photos
Curbed: New York | March 8, 2017

Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund holds grand tour of North Brooklyn environmental remediation
Brooklyn Daily Eagle | October 19, 2016

Greenpoint library to renovate, add green spaces
Queens Ledger | October 18, 2016

What’s Up With That Fenced-Off Cabbage Patch in McCarren Park?
Williamsburg Patch | October 17, 2016

Open House: Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund Shows off Projects Saturday
Williamsburg Patch | October 14, 2016

Free Tree Giveaway Encourages Residents to ‘Green’ Greenpoint
Williamsburg Patch | October 11, 2016

Newtown Creek Wildflower Roof
Open House New York | October 5, 2016

Open House GCEF: Come and Learn How to Get Involved in “Greening” Greenpoint Neighborhoods
Go Green Brooklyn | September 30, 2016

Kingsland Wildflower Festival offers first look at new Greenpoint rooftop garden
Brooklyn Reporter | September 26, 2016

Come to Brooklyn on Sept 24 for the Kingsland Wildflower Festival and the Grand Opening of a Green Rooftop!
Greenroofs.com | September 19, 2016

Greenpoint rooftop is seeing some real green
Brooklyn Reporter | September 13, 2016

This roof wants to bring butterflies and birds to the toxic sludge
Technical.ly Brooklyn | August 31, 2016

Wildflower Roof to Bring Birds and Butterflies to Industrial Greenpoint
DNAinfo | August 26, 2016

Greenpoint students install bird-friendly plants at school
Greenpoint Star | June 14, 2016

Audubon New York’s For the Birds! lands in Greenpoint
Brooklyn Daily Eagle | June 14, 2016

Environmentalists Check Pollution in Newtown Creek Ahead of Cleanup
DNAinfo | May 20, 2016

Construction to Begin on New Greenpoint Library Later this Year
Greenpointers | May 12, 2016

Greenpoint Parks Coordinator Joins OSA
Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn | April 27, 2016

On The Eve Of Earth Day, A.G. Schneiderman Highlights Environmental Accomplishments In 2016
LongIsland.com | April 22, 2016

Check Out Designs for the Brand New Library Coming to Greenpoint
DNAinfo | April 13, 2016

LOOK: New Renderings of Future Greenpoint Library
Patch: Williamsburg-Greenpoint | April 13, 2016

Clean up Greenpoint, and keep it clean, with this interactive map
Technical.ly Brooklyn | March 31, 2016

The Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund
Go Green Brooklyn | March 30, 2016

Let’s Go Green Brooklyn: Nice to Meet You, Greenpoint
Go Green Brooklyn | March 28, 2016

Eyes on the Street: First Signs of Greenway Construction on West Street
StreetsBlog NYC | March 17, 2016

Anchors aweigh! Greenpoint Civil War buffs score cash for Naval museum
The Brooklyn Paper | December 17, 2015

Greenpoint Projects Getting $4.25M From ExxonMobile Settlement, State Says
DNAinfo | December 15, 2015

4 Schools to Help Restore Greenpoint Environment
United Federation of Teachers | December 3, 2015

New Environmental Program Starting at 4 Greenpoint Schools in January
DNAinfo | November 18, 2015

EXCLUSIVE: Brooklyn oil spill fines to fund NYC school environmental conservation program
Daily News | November 18, 2015

Community to Get Its Final Shot at Determining Enviro Benefits
Greenpoint Gazette | November 11, 2015

Greenpoint Eco-Schools Students Explore Nature in the City
Greenpoint Gazette | November 11, 2015

“Greening Greenpoint” Plants First of 500 Trees in Greenpoint
Greenpoint Gazette | November 11, 2015

One down, 499 to go! Greenpointers plant first of 500 new trees
The Brooklyn Paper | November 10, 2015

Character Counts at PS 34
Greenpoint Gazette | November 4, 2015

Greenpoint has a Litter Problem but This Interactive Map is Here to Help
Technical.ly Brooklyn | November 4, 2015

Curb Your Litter Maps Greenpoint’s Garbage
The Brooklyn Paper | November 4, 2015

Empowered Waste Warriors
Greenpoint Gazette | October 29, 2015

A Patch of Green: Newtown Creek Alliance Brings Life to Shore of Polluted Creek
Queens Tribune | October 29, 2015

Toxic shock! Marine life returning to Newtown Creek
The Brooklyn Paper | October 27, 2015

Greenpoint Library Seeks Local Feedback on New Look
Greenpoint Gazette | October 21, 2015

Life Prospers in this “Living” Nook of the Newtown Creek
Greenpoint Gazette | October 14, 2015

Let’s Talk Trash
Greenpoint Gazette | October 14, 2015

Eco Schools Program Brings Sustainability Training to PS 110
Greenpoint Gazette | October 08, 2015

Greenpointers, Hold Your Nose Up High and Learn About Your Hood’s Polluted Past
Bedford + Bowery | October 7, 2015

GWAPP Panel to Discuss Greenpoint’s Environmental History
Greenpoint Gazette | September 30, 2015

Help Decide the Greening of Greenpoint
Greenpoint Gazette | September 30, 2015

Eco Schools Rolls Out at PS 34
Greenpoint Gazette | September 30, 2015

Meet the Greenpoint Eco-Schools Sustainability Coaches
Greenpoint Gazette | September 16, 2015

Help Plant 500 Trees in Greenpoint Beginning This Fall
DNAinfo | September 16, 2015

42 Proposals Vie for Remaining $8 Million in GCEF Purse
Greenpoint Gazette | September 2, 2015

Over Three Days, Greenpoint Schools Prepare to Implement Sustainability Curriculum
Greenpoint Gazette | July 23, 2015

Greenpoint Teachers Get Ready to Spearhead Environmental Curriculum
Greenpoint Gazette | July 15, 2015

Local High Schoolers to Spend Summer Greening Neighborhood
Greenpoint Gazette | June 17, 2015

Java Street Community Garden to Ring in Summer
Greenpoint Gazette | June 11, 2015

‘Living dock’ seeks to aid struggling species
News 12 Brooklyn | May 6, 2015

A Final Round of Environmental Projects to be Funded in Greenpoint, Brooklyn
Medium.com | April 27, 2015

Greepointers to Get a Last Crack at GCEF Funds
Greenpoint Gazette | April 24, 2015

Creek MAKEOVER
Times Newsweekly.com | April 23, 2015

Sleeping with the fishes: Group hopes man-made ecosystem brings life back to Newtown Creek
The Brooklyn Paper | April 22, 2015

The eyes and ears of Newtown Creek
Scienceline | April 8, 2015

Newtown Creek Group Calls for Public Opinion on North Henry Street
Greenpoint Gazette | April 1, 2015

Brooklyn Public Library gets $5M for Environmental Education Center at Greenpoint Library
Brooklyn Daily Eagle | January 18, 2015

Brooklyn stormwater management plan could reduce combined sewer overflows
Brooklyn Daily Eagle | January 14, 2015

Standing O (Greenpoint): It’s a green plan
Brooklyn Daily | January 1, 2015

Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund Announces $11 Million in Large Grants
Greenpoint Gazette | December 18, 2014

Money grows trees: Plans to plant across Greenpoint, redo library get oil $
The Brooklyn Paper | December 17, 2014

500 New Trees to Be Planted in Greenpoint With Grant Money From Oil Spill
DNAinfo | New York December 17, 2014

Wear pollution: G’point activist pushing air-monitor accessories
The Brooklyn Paper | November 18, 2014

Greenpointers Can Vote For Next Environmental Project
Gothamist | November 14, 2014

PS 110 Seeks Basement Aquarium, Community Support for GCEF Grant
Greenpoint Gazette | October 29, 2014

With Funding in Place, McGolrick Park Makeover Slated for 2016
Greenpoint Gazette | October 22, 2014

Eastern Greenpointers to GCEF: Don’t Forget Us
Greenpoint Gazette | October 1, 2014

Future Greenpoint? Clean Air, Water, and Canoeing on the Creek
Greenpoint Gazette | September 3, 2014

Greenpoint Chamber, Groundswell Mural Tackles Local Environmentalism
Greenpoint Gazette | August 6, 2014

First round of Exxon money handed out in Greenpoint
Queens Ledger | March 12, 2014

Foto: WOJTEK MAŚLANKA/NOWY DZIENNIK
35 milionów dolarów zasiliło polską dzielnicę – “Zielone” inwestycje na Greenpoincie
Nowy Dziennik | May 5, 2015
Foto: WOJTEK MAŚLANKA/NOWY DZIENNIK



Foto: WOJTEK MAŚLANKA/NOWY DZIENNIK

Jak wykorzystać 20 mln dla Greenpointu
Nowy Dziennik | October 13, 2013
Foto: WOJTEK MAŚLANKA/NOWY DZIENNIK