Cultivating future gardeners
Cultivating future gardeners
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
Bringing communities to life
Bringing communities to life
Freeing trees from invasive vines
Freeing trees from invasive vines
Improving access to fresh food
Improving access to fresh food
Blazing trails through urban centers
Blazing trails through urban centers
Uncovering a river - a new urban hub
Uncovering a river - a new urban hub

For more than a decade Groundwork Hudson Valley has been a dynamic force for change in distressed communities in the lower Hudson Valley. Groundwork works to make neglected neighborhoods more livable and sustainable through an array of on-the-ground environmental projects that directly involve local residents.

THE SCIENCE BARGE IS CLOSED FOR THE SEASON. IT WILL REOPEN IN MID-APRIL.

Recent Groundwork Hudson Valley Awards:

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

 

youth development button An offshoot of our summer Green Team, Green Corps is an after-school volunteer program for high school youth in Yonkers. Green Corps meets every Thursday from 3:30- 6PM. For more information, contact Roger Osorio at roger@groundworkhv.org

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Come join us for our next invasive vine cutting on Saturday, March 3rd from 10AM-1PM at the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail in Yonkers. Click here to register!

Join us for the 9th Annual Great Saw Mill River Cleanup on

April 21st, 10am-1pm. Locations TBA.

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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 Ashley Perez at sciencebarge@groundworkhv.org

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Get Fresh Yonkers brings all ages together to create a sustainable food system for Southwest Yonkers. Community gardens, the Science Barge, and local farms all supply our Farmers Market, managed by local teens, hired and trained by Groundwork.