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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  • 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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15th Annual Allegheny Reservoir Cleanup

Published on March 24th, 2019 | by GrowWNYAdmin

Author: David Snyder The 2019 Allegheny Reservoir Clean-up will take place on Saturday, May 11th 2019 at Cattaraugus County’s Onoville Marina. This will be the 15th year for the Reservoir Clean-up! The annual cleanup continues to be ... Read More


Imagine LaSalle Workshop

Published on March 1st, 2019 | by GrowWNYAdmin

When: March 13th, 6:00 – 8:00 PMWhere: Waterfront Elementary BPS#95 / 4th Street, Buffalo, NY 14201Facebook Event Page: Imagine LaSalle WorkshopRegister Here: sign-up form Join fellow community members to see revised conceptual designs for Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Centennial ... Read More

Youth and Climate Justice

Letter Writing Workshop

Published on February 21st, 2019 | by GrowWNYAdmin

Join WNYEA’s Youth & Climate Justice Initiative and PUSH Buffalo for this interactive workshop – develop your advocacy skills, learn the basics of local government and connect with our elected officials through a letter writing activity. ... 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

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