Uncovering a river - a new urban hub
Uncovering a river - a new urban hub
Blazing trails through urban centers
Blazing trails through urban centers
Improving access to fresh food
Improving access to fresh food
Bringing communities to life
Bringing communities to life
Mentoring teens with green summer jobs
Mentoring teens with green summer jobs
Farming off the grid on the science barge
Farming off the grid on the science barge
Freeing trees from invasive vines
Freeing trees from invasive vines
Cultivating future gardeners
Cultivating future gardeners

Groundwork Hudson Valley creates sustainable environmental change in urban neighborhoods through community-based partnerships that promote equity, youth leadership, and economic opportunity.

 

Recent Groundwork Hudson Valley Awards:

2018 Westchester Eco Award

U.S Environmental Protection Agency  2017 Environmental Champion Award Region 2

2017 Outstanding CTE (Careers & Technical Education) Partner of the

Year Nominee from Yonkers Public Schools

National Park Service 2016 Centennial Volunteer Challenge Award

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youth development button The Green Team program hires local teenagers enrolled in the Yonkers Public School system for summer environmental jobs – for many, their first real job. The program focuses on leadership, group dynamics, and a variety of conservation and construction skills. This hard work is tempered with amazing adventures, like hiking, camping,  and swimming. For more information, contact Victor Medina at victor@groundworkhv.org

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Stay tuned for our next Free-a-Tree invasive vine clearing! Groundwork Hudson Valley vine cuttings are held between late October and end of March, once a month, on alternating Saturdays and Sundays, between 10am and 1pm.

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 There's no place quite like the Science Barge with its wind turbines whirling, solar panels tracking the sun, and greenhouse bursting with hydroponic plant life. Now it features cutting-edge climate change exhibits.

For more information on how to book a class trip on the Science Barge, contact us at sciencebarge@groundworkhv.org

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