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:

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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


Environmental Excellence Award Applications

Published on February 4th, 2019 | by GrowWNYAdmin

If you represent a municipal government or non-profit organization in Erie County that has recently completed a project that has environmental benefits, the Erie County Environmental Management Council (EMC) invites you to nominate your project for ... Read More

Youth and Climate Justice

WNY Climate Conversations

Published on January 21st, 2019 | by GrowWNYAdmin

NYS Master Teacher Program and SUNY Buffalo State School of Social and Natural Sciences have invited WNYEA Youth & Climate Justice Fellows to co-host WNY Climate Conversations on Saturday, February 9th! This unique event will feature ... Read More



Published on November 26th, 2018 | by GrowWNYAdmin

Why should you give to NYGivesDay? NYGivesDay is a day dedicated to giving back to nonprofits throughout New York State by way of a 24-hour fundraising challenge that works to raise awareness, build support, and increase ... Read More

Parks & Recreation

Press Release: Design Competition

Published on November 19th, 2018 | by GrowWNYAdmin

Land Conservancy kicks off international design ideas competition for DL&W trail and greenway The Western New York Land Conservancy is excited to announce the start of new international Design Ideas Competition for the DL&W corridor. Professional ... Read More

Job Posting

Job Posting: Deputy Director of Movement Building

Published on November 15th, 2018 | by GrowWNYAdmin

Title: Deputy Director of Movement BuildingReports to: Executive DirectorDepartment: ExecutiveStatus: Full time, exempt Who We Are: PUSH Buffalo is a member led community-based organization located on the West Side of Buffalo, NY. PUSH’s mission is to mobilize residents to create ... Read More

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