Thousands of right-of-way bioswales also know as rain gardens are being constructed all over New York City over the next few years. By 2030, DEP plans to install about 8,000 bioswales across New York City.
In partnership with the Gowanus Canal Conservancy, Trees New York created an introduction to bioswales in New York City course. Learn about stormwater management in New York City, green infrastructure design and how bioswales work.
This course is a two part series: The classroom session is on Tuesday, September 19th from 6:00 - 8:00 at Trees New York's office 100 Gold Street, New York, NY 10038.
On Saturday, September 23rd from 10:00 - 12:00 pm we will visit the Gowanus Canal and see the six bioswales constructed by the Gowanus Canal Conservancy.
The course fee is only $10.00 which includes course manual.