February 27, 2024

Zachary Schulman’s The Community Gardener Portrait Project: NYC

The Brooklyn Queens Land Trust is proud to highlight Zachary Schulman's 2024 "The Community Gardener Portrait Project: NYC" that included five portraits of BQLT gardeners. See post for exhibit details.
December 30, 2023

Zachary Schulman’s The Community Gardener Portrait Project: Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Queens Land Trust is proud to highlight Zachary Schulman's 2023 "The Community Gardener Portrait Project: Brooklyn" that included four BQLT gardens and eight of their gardeners: 1100 Block Bergen Street Community Garden, Clifton Place Block Association Garden, Mama Dee's Garden and Woodbine Street Block Association Garden.
October 28, 2023

BQLT Intern Reflection by Samiha Akter

The Brooklyn Queens Land Trust started an internship program for high school students this summer that continues into the fall, thanks to grant support from the Land Trust Alliance. Intern Samiha Akter shares her personal reflections from summer into fall!
May 8, 2023

BQLT’s Pollinator Habitat Kit Project with Xerces Society (2023 Season)

The Brooklyn Queens Land Trust was selected as a project partner with Xerces Society during the 2023 season to distribute free pollinator-friendly plants to our gardens!
December 16, 2022

RTV’s Community Generosity Shines Bright

During much of the year, BQLT’s Rogers/Tilden/Veronica Place Garden (RTV) in Flatbush, Brooklyn is vibrant and colorful with raised beds of fruits—boysenberry, strawberry, and goldenberry—growing alongside […]
September 5, 2022

Summer Bounty in BQLT Gardens

Thanks for Hosting and Sharing your Gardens with Us at the BQLT Monthly Operations Meetings during Summer 2022!
May 19, 2022

Arbor Day Recap

Our Arbor Day event was a success! Despite the cloudy weather, tree enthusiasts came determined to learn more about and care for our trees...
May 18, 2022
Sam demonstrating how to prune with pole saw

BQLT Arborforce | Citizen Pruner Course Highlights

BQLT's citizen pruners-in-training had their live pruning session at RTV garden. Next stop, licensed citizen pruners!
February 15, 2022

BQLT Arborforce in Action

The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation awarded BQLT an Urban & Community Forestry Grant totaling $30,940, which enables BQLT to hire professional arborists to carry out […]
March 17, 2020

A Message of Hope

We have spent the past days reflecting on how Brooklyn Queens Land Trust can best respond to the current COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) pandemic. As we face […]
September 12, 2019

Stay for Live Music and Food After the Tour!

Day of the Tour Meet us at 1:30 pm at Rogers/Tilden/Veronica Place Garden for check-in, where you will pick up your free BQLT water bottle. If […]
August 1, 2019

Summer Jazz 2019 Highlights

Summer Jazz this year was a blast, and we can’t thank you enough for attending! Check out some highlights from the concerts!