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Bioswale Construction Begins in Five Brooklyn Neighborhoods

Construction has begun on approximately 90 specially designed bioswales in the neighborhoods of Boerum Hill, Carroll Gardens, Gowanus, Park Slope and Prospect Heights. When construction is completed later this summer, the bioswales will have the capacity to collect and absorb nearly 170,000 gallons of stormwater. It is estimated that the bioswales will capture more than […]

Gowanus Canal CSO LTCP Public Meeting – May 14th, 6PM

Hold the date! Public Meeting #2 for the Gowanus Canal Long Term Control Plan has been announced: Thursday, May 14th 6:00PM – 8:00PM Public School 32 317 Hoyt St. Brooklyn, NY 11231 DEP will provide a brief presentation at 6:30PM. If you missed the kick-off last November, DEP has provided a summary of and presentation […]

New Report Analyzes Impacts of Green Spaces on Urban Communities

A new report released by the David Suzuki Foundation documents the impact urban green spaces can have on human health and well-being. Published in collaboration with the EcoHealth Ontario Research Working Group, the report analyzed more than a hundred recent scientific studies and examined the relationships between ecological benefits and the size, quality and density […]

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SWIM has been supported by generous grants from the Lily Auchincloss Foundation (2012 and 2015), Van Amerigen Foundation (2014), and the New York City Environmental Fund (2009 - 2011).
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