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.

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ANWR Campaign

Action Alert: ANWR Campaign

Published on October 23rd, 2017 | by GrowWNYAdmin

[Updated: 12/05/2017] Dear Friends of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: As you may know the Budget Bills passed by both Houses of Congress are heading to a reconciliation vote which will probably take place this week. ... Read More

Issues & Advocacy

New York Campaign to Save the EPA

Published on June 26th, 2017 | by GrowWNYAdmin

The New York Campaign to Save the EPA is a state-based network whose mission is to defend the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from the Trump administration and Congressional attacks. The EPA plays a crucial role in ... Read More

Outer Harbor

Our Outer Harbor: What’s New?

Published on September 13th, 2018 | by GrowWNYAdmin

There is movement on the Outer Harbor front now that the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation (ECHDC) has initiated a six month planning process to develop a design strategy for three areas: Terminal B, the Marina ... Read More

Job Posting

Job Posting: Community Garden Coordinator

Published on August 31st, 2018 | by GrowWNYAdmin

Position Summary: The Community Garden Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and support of all community gardens in the Grassroots Gardens network. This individual acts as the main point of contact for current and potential community ... Read More

Get Involved

Imagine LaSalle

Published on August 6th, 2018 | by GrowWNYAdmin

We would like to bring your attention to an exciting community engagement project focused on LaSalle Park happening this summer. The project, called Imagine LaSalle, will develop a community vision for the future of the park. ... Read More

Job Posting

Job Posting: Farmers Market SNAP Associate

Published on August 6th, 2018 | by GrowWNYAdmin

Clinton-Bailey Farmers Market is seeking a qualified candidate to assist with the market’s SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) booth. Qualifications Working knowledge of SNAP and the Double Up Food Bucks Program Excellent verbal skills Working knowledge ... Read More

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