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The Gowanus Lowlands: A Blueprint for NYC’s Next Great Park

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Gowanus Lowlands envisions a network of parks and public spaces centered on the Gowanus Canal and connected to its surrounding watershed. A vibrant system that prioritizes access for everyone, the Lowlands will shine a light on the canal’s history and singular beauty against a backdrop of a healthy environment and safe, connected streets. Residents, workers and visitors will be able to fully engage with all Gowanus has to offer, from its native plants and wildlife, to its thriving industry, to its hidden creeks and hypnotic waterway.

The Gowanus Lowlands is being developed in partnership with SCAPE Landscape Architecture.

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Gowanus Canal Watershed: Open Sewer Atlas NYC

In partnership with Open Sewer Atlas NYC, we've developed a guide to the Gowanus Canal Watershed - a tool to advocate for open data on sewer infrastructure. Click on the below images to view the map up close!

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For more information about this project or questions about Open Sewer Atlas NYC, please contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). You can follow their project and check out their interactive sewer map at: openseweratlas.tumblr.com.

Cartography and GIS analysis by Korin Tangtrakul. Graphic design by Gowanus Canal Conservancy. Information used in the creation of this document was sourced from the NYC DEP Long Term Control Plan and Green Infrastructure Plan. GIS shapefiles were sourced from the NYC DEP, DCP, DOT, AND DoITT.

Funding provided by the NYS Pollution Prevention Institute through a grant from the NYS Pollution Prevention Institute or the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation.
Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Environmental Conservation.

Funding provided by the NYS Pollution Prevention Institute through a grant from the NYS Pollution Prevention Institute or the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation.
Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Environmental Conservation.

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GCC Pop-Up Nursery

Volunteers and students help us grow a wide array of mostly native plants well-adapted to our urban conditions. The plants we grow are installed in gardens throughout the Gowanus Watershed, and are also for sale. See a list of plants currently available here.

Discounts are available for GCC members, public schools, and community gardens. See here for more details.

Thanks to Alloy for hosting and Greenbelt Native Plant Center and Apiary Studio for supporting our 2017 Nursery.

  

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