Kingsland Wildflowers at Broadway Stages is a Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund project committed to expanding natural habitat and green corridors for bird and wildlife populations. The vision, conceived through partnerships with local businesses, community voices and wildlife experts, will provide Greenpoint with living and growing infrastructure to support New York City wildlife and educational programming focused on sustainable conservation practices and wildlife protection.
Paris to Pittsburgh Film Screening with Bloomberg Philanthropies // Friday, May 17, 7:30-10 PM
Set against the national debate over the United States' energy future - and the explosive decision to exit the Paris Climate Agreement - 'Paris to Pittsburgh' captures what's at stake for communities around the country and the inspiring ways Americans are responding.
Join us during Endangered Species Day for a special screening of this documentary film co-directed by Sidney Beaumont and Mike Bonfiglio. Narrated by Emmy Award-winning actress and activist Rachel Brosnahan, the film explores the national and worldwide effects of climate change and celebrates how Americans are demanding and developing real solutions to reduce our carbon footprint. The film is produced by Bloomberg Philanthropies and Radical Media and presented by National Geographic.
A panel discussion with Paris to Pittsburgh Co-Producer Katie Dunn, Natural Resources Defense Council Senior Director of Climate & Clean Energy Program Kit Kennedy, Wildlife Conservation Society Senior Conservation Ecologist Eric W. Sanderson will follow the screening. Hillary Brown, Director of the M.S. Program in Sustainability in the Urban Environment at The City College of New York, will be moderating the panel. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. RSVP here.
Kingsland Wildflowers at Broadway Stages Sunset Ecology Tour with Atlas Obscura // Thursday, May 30, 7-9 PM
Join us for a special sunset roof tour and lecture with NYC Audubon ecologists, Kaitlyn Parkins and Dustin Partridge, who will present findings from the past two years of monitoring and research at Kingsland Wildflowers green roof. They will discuss green roofs as habitat for birds, bats, and arthropods in urban environments, the benefits of native plants to attract biodiverse pollinators, the value of quality stop-over habitat for birds, and the bat species who visit Kingsland Wildflowers nightly! This event is co-hosted by Atlas Obscura. Snacks and refreshments provided. $40. RSVP here. Limited to 30.
Projects & Progress
Learn about the construction process and the project timeline.
Find out about the Kingsland Wildflowers project at 520 Kingsland Avenue in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
Funding for Kingsland Wildflowers is provided to NYC Audubon by the Office of the New York State Attorney General and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation through the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund.