2015 Greenspace Workshops (below) and Greenspace Workdays (schedule linked here)


Perennial Swap

Thursday, May 21 at 6 p.m.

Pardee Rose Garden, 180 Park Rd. Hamden

Bring plants to share or come empty-handed and leave with a few new friends. We will cover the basics of dividing and maintenance tips for the most common perennials.



Tree Planting Workshop

Saturday, May 30 at 9 a.m. (2-hr event)

105 Newhall Street

This workshop is for all levels of tree planting skills from first-timers to experienced planters.  Take this opportunity to strengthen your skills to gear up for the planting season!  Wear closed-toe shoes and clothes that can get dirty.



Parks Meeting for Friends of Parks 

Thursday, June 4 at 8 a.m.

Parks Office, 180 Park Road, Hamden

This conversation with New Haven Parks staff is for groups working in a City Park only. 



New Group Orientation 

Tuesday, June 9 at 6 p.m.

URI Office, 301 Prospect St.

All new groups should attend this mandatory orientation for the Community Greenspace program. Attendees discuss personal goals and learn about program goals over dinner with URI staff and interns.



CT Agricultural Experiment Station Resources & Tour

June 16, 4 p.m. (1-hr event)

123 Huntington Street

Come learn about CAES and all its helpful resources for urban foresters and gardeners!



Greenspace Bus Tour

Friday, July 31, 5:30 p.m. (2-hr event)

Meet at City Hall

We will fill two school buses and tour a handful of the Greenspaces of 2015. Come marvel at the accomplishments of neighbors working together to revitalize vacant lots, parks, and streetscapes; to build community; and foster stewardship of public land!  Dinner will be served on the tour.  RSVP to your intern or by emailing .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


For an updated list of all URI events, see our Facebook events page.

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