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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Published on June 18th, 2019 | by GrowWNYAdmin
Since March 15, after 50 young people from throughout Western NY marched in front of City Hall in downtown Buffalo, WNY Environmental Alliance Youth & Climate Justice Fellow, Ilyas Khan, has continued to strike on Fridays ... Read More →
Published on August 31st, 2018 | by GrowWNYAdmin
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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 →
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 →
Published on June 28th, 2019 | by GrowWNYAdmin
Buffalo Zoo guests have the opportunity to join a Party for the Planet! Included with your admission, Party for the Planet 2019 will feature environmental activities, opportunities to meet with local groups and learn how to ... Read More →
Published on June 8th, 2019 | by GrowWNYAdmin
The 3rd annual Western New York Youth Climate Action Summit took place at Buffalo State College last Saturday, June 1st, with over 140 high school students throughout the region in attendance. After an incredible year of ... Read More →
Published on May 31st, 2019 | by GrowWNYAdmin
Written by the Buffalo Sewer Authority The Buffalo Sewer Authority and City of Buffalo are looking for your help in identifying opportunities for green infrastructure. Green Infrastructure refers to utilizing natural systems and materials such as ... Read More →
Published on May 29th, 2019 | by GrowWNYAdmin
By GardenLifePro Composting may be the single greatest contribution anyone can make to a garden. Compost rejuvenates garden soil, enriching it with essential nutrients such as nitrogen, phosphorous, and potassium. City of Buffalo Launches Composting Program ... Read More →
Published on March 26th, 2019 | by GrowWNYAdmin
Taking Direct Action for Our Future “I am striking because my future is in jeopardy,” said 14 year old Ilyas Khan, when asked why he began organizing the Buffalo Youth Climate Strike. If you happened to ... Read More →