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.

The conversations hosted by the WNYEA on are open and accessible for anyone to contribute. Because of this, please note that all opinions expressed and content shared may not represent the views of WNYEA and belong to the author alone.

The WNYEA, its member organizations, and the supporting institutions that were instrumental in the development of the WNYEA and, may not support all of the viewpoints expressed on this website. To learn the position or opinions of a specific member organization, we recommend reaching out to them directly. To view the opinions of the WNYEA, please refer to its Action Agenda.

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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

Education & Outreach

WNY Environmental Summit

Published on September 21st, 2017 | by GrowWNYAdmin

13th Annual WNY Environmental Summit “Get Involved:  A Toolkit for Action” Saturday September 30 – Wick Student Center 8:30 – 9:00 AM – Registration and Exhibit Tables, Free Continental Breakfast 9:00-  10:00 AM – Opening Talk ... Read More

Get Involved

Buffalo Humanities Festival: Environments

Published on September 18th, 2017 | by GrowWNYAdmin

ABOUT The Buffalo Humanities Festival’s mission is to foster dialogue, the sharing of ideas, and the enjoyment of the humanities among the public, scholars, and artists. We believe that the understanding of history, culture, literature, arts ... Read More

Energy & Climate Change

WNYSBR Solar Power Hour

Published on September 18th, 2017 | by GrowWNYAdmin

The WNY Sustainable Business Roundtable (WNYSBR) has created a Solarize Campaign to provide member businesses and their employees with a tangible benefit which will reduce the costs of solar installation through the power of group purchasing. ... Read More


Warm Welcome, Antonina!

Published on September 18th, 2017 | by GrowWNYAdmin

The WNY Environmental Alliance (WNYEA) is very pleased to announce our new Executive Director, Antonina Simeti. Antonina brings with her immense leadership, organizational, and administrative skills that will be leveraged to position the environment as a key factor in ... Read More

Education & Outreach

WNY Land Conservancy Annual Gala

Published on September 8th, 2017 | by GrowWNYAdmin

From 6 PM to 9 PM on Tuesday, September 26, the Western New York Land Conservancy will host its annual gala in the Golden Ballroom at Statler City. For more than 26 years, the regional land ... Read More

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