Stormwater Management workshop

Date: February 27, 2013

Time: 6:00 pm

Host: GrowNYC

Type: Lecture/Presentation


In the coming months, GrowNYC’s Open Space Greening Assistant Director Lenny Librizzi will be presenting a series of Stormwater Management workshops at NYC botanical gardens.


These two-hour workshops will cover stormwater management best practices for community gardeners and homeowners. Learn how to conserve water and help prevent pollution from stormwater by discussing topics such as rainwater harvesting, swales, rain gardens, enhanced tree pits, permeable paving, and more.


Information about sources for start-up materials and how-to tips will be discussed.


New York Botanical Garden (Bronx)

Wednesday, February 6, 6pm to 8pm

Watson Education Building

Registration required; e-mail [email protected] or call 718.817.8026.


Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Wednesday, February 27, 6pm to 8pm

Registration required


Queens Botanical Garden

Saturday, April 6, 11am to 1pm

Fee: Free with Garden Admission (pre-registration required)

Registration required; e-mail [email protected] or call 718-886-3800 x.230