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  • News | Campaign for the Next Century | Brooklyn Botanic Garden
    a gift of 7 5 million the largest contribution by a living donor in the institution s 100 year history The gift will help support a suite of projects and initiatives that affects virtually every part of the Garden and will extend well beyond its borders collectively comprising the most ambitious set of enhancements since the Garden s founding View the full press release here Green Facts The Garden is

    Original URL path: http://nextcentury.bbg.org/news/leon_levy_gift (2016-04-30)
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  • News | Campaign for the Next Century | Brooklyn Botanic Garden
    innovative plan that will expand the horizons of green roof horticulture and demonstrate how living roofs can be integrated into the surrounding landscape The seedlings pictured here of Penstemon digitalis represent just one of the diverse and eye catching drought resistant species that will be part of this compelling and educational four season display Green Facts The Garden is working to save water and you can too The average New

    Original URL path: http://nextcentury.bbg.org/news/roof_grows (2016-04-30)
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  • News | Campaign for the Next Century | Brooklyn Botanic Garden
    exhibition includes a model of the new Visitor Center as well as images and detailed information that help bring these dynamic projects to life Green Facts The Garden is working to save water and you can too The average New York home wastes as much as 11 000 gallons of water each year that s 30 gallons a day Recent News February 2016 A Dynamic Landscape at the Water s

    Original URL path: http://nextcentury.bbg.org/news/new_exhibition (2016-04-30)
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  • News | Campaign for the Next Century | Brooklyn Botanic Garden
    and interests were grouped into three teams Each team was paired with a local organization and assigned a project that focused on a community greening initiative What differentiates BUG from other master gardener programs is the emphasis on providing community organizational tools specific to urban gardening Green Facts The Garden is working to save water and you can too The average New York home wastes as much as 11 000

    Original URL path: http://nextcentury.bbg.org/news/brooklyn_urban_gardeners (2016-04-30)
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  • News | Campaign for the Next Century | Brooklyn Botanic Garden
    Despite the snow work is progressing at an impressive pace Walk to the top of the Overlook for the best view of the construction site Green Facts The Garden is working to save water and you can too The average New York home wastes as much as 11 000 gallons of water each year that s 30 gallons a day Recent News February 2016 A Dynamic Landscape at the Water

    Original URL path: http://nextcentury.bbg.org/news/visitorcenter (2016-04-30)
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  • News | Campaign for the Next Century | Brooklyn Botanic Garden
    at Weiss Manfredi and their engineering and landscape architectural partners The award will be presented by Mayor Bloomberg on July 1 at the Commission s annual awards ceremony The winning projects are selected by the Commission from hundreds of projects reviewed each year and exemplify the highest standards for design excellence Green Facts The Garden is working to save water and you can too The average New York home wastes

    Original URL path: http://nextcentury.bbg.org/news/design_award (2016-04-30)
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  • Projects | Campaign for the Next Century | Brooklyn Botanic Garden
    Recirculation This project will recirculate rainwater collected throughout BBG s 52 acre watershed and channel it through the pond and brook system reducing freshwater consumption from 22 million to 900 000 gallons per year Reduced Stormwater Discharge A new Water Garden at the southern end of the brook will play a major role in detaining runoff Through such innovations as the use of satellite technology the Garden will be able to monitor weather and discharge water from the detention pond prior to storm events This will reduce the wet weather burden on the storm water system from 8 million gallons to only 2 5 million gallons Enhanced Plant Family Collection Sections of the Plant Family Collection that line both sides of the brook will be augmented with thousands of new trees shrubs bulbs ferns and other plants A new interpretive strategy and enhanced educational programs will use this project to raise water use awareness and teach conservation techniques More Campaign Projects New Visitor Center New Herb Garden Native Flora Garden New Woodland Garden Discovery Garden New Water Garden Water Conservation New Garden Entrances Beyond the Garden Green Facts The Garden is working to save water and you can too The

    Original URL path: http://nextcentury.bbg.org/priorities/water_conservation/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Projects | Campaign for the Next Century | Brooklyn Botanic Garden
    view from which to appreciate the diverse plant palette including colorful irises grasses and sedges Wildlife Habitat The Water Garden will provide improved habitat for wildlife particularly the many birds that naturally frequent the Garden year round More Campaign Projects New Visitor Center New Herb Garden Native Flora Garden New Woodland Garden Discovery Garden New Water Garden Water Conservation New Garden Entrances Beyond the Garden Green Facts The pond will

    Original URL path: http://nextcentury.bbg.org/priorities/water_garden/ (2016-04-30)
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