Welcome to the GrowWNY Blog, an open forum for discussion on all things green. Here you will find blog posts on a variety of topics, submitted by our GrowWNY Team, our WNY Environmental Alliance member organizations, and members of the WNY community. Are you interested in submitting your story? We are happy to accept public submissions. Click here to submit a blog and review the Policy for Posting.  If you don’t have a blog you can still contribute to the conversation by leaving a comment.

Blog Ideas:

  • An article with your thoughts on why it’s an important read
  • A photo with commentary
  • A review of an outdoor place that you love to visit in WNY
  • A recap of a recent event you attended
  • A creative ways you’ve reused something in your house
  • An explanation of an environmental buzz word (i.e. CSA, Permaculture, Greywater, etc.)

Our most popular blogs are under 500 words, but there is not a word count required for a blog. While sources and researched facts are welcomed, they are not required. Your two cents will be accepted as long as it follows our Policy for Posting.

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Go Outside

Niagara Gorge Birdwatching Hike

Published on May 15th, 2017 | by GrowWNYAdmin

Spring bird migration is in full swing in Western New York. On Saturday, May 20, the Western New York Land Conservancy is hosting a birdwatching hike in the Niagara Gorge from 8am to 10am. Attendees will ... Read More

Energy & Climate Change

RFP 3588 Community Energy Engagement

Published on May 7th, 2017 | by GrowWNYAdmin

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) requests proposals from qualified organizations to provide locally-based engagement (energy awareness and education) services via the Community Energy Engagement Program to drive energy efficiency and renewable ... Read More

Annual Congress

WNYEA 2017 Annual Congress

Published on May 1st, 2017 | by GrowWNYAdmin

The Environment in the Age of Trump Our 2017 Congress is just around the corner and we need your help! Join us on May 9th, 2017 for a lively conversation with a panel distinguished speakers. The ... Read More


MAP Mobile Market 2017

Published on April 12th, 2017 | by GrowWNYAdmin

MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE PROJECT TO BRING FRESH AFFORDABLE PRODUCE TO BUFFALO COMMUNITIES THIS SUMMER BUFFALO, New York – In an effort to combat food inequity across Buffalo, Massachusetts Avenue Project (MAP) will offer affordable and fresh vegetables and ... Read More

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