News

June 23, 2024

Youth Education and Engagement Fellow: Job Posting

Youth Education and Engagement Fellow The BQLT is seeking an experienced educator to lead the second year of its summer internship program for high school students.  […]
June 19, 2024

BQLT Turns 20! Come celebrate with Summer Jazz ♬

Jazz in the Gardens Summer Concert Series BOLT turns 20 this year! Come kick off our growing season celebration with a series of jazz concerts in […]
May 29, 2024

BQLT Awarded a 2024 NYS Conservation Partnership Program Grant

The Brooklyn Queens Land Trust (BQLT) was awarded a 2024 grant from the NYS Conservation Partnership Program (NYSCPP). Funding will enable BQLT to hire a Part-time Executive Director!
January 13, 2024

BQLT’s 2023 BrooklynGives Campaign–We raised $14,210!

We made $14,210 in our 2023 BrooklynGives Fundraising Campaign thanks to 3 generous Double Matches and our 120+ individual donors who support our vital mission to preserve our 37 community gardens in perpetuity!
December 30, 2023

BQLT’s Fall 2023 Interns

The BQLT continued the internship program for high school students into Fall 2023, thanks to grant support from the Land Trust Alliance.
September 7, 2023

BQLT’s Summer 2023 Interns

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.
August 9, 2023

BQLT’s Serenity Community Garden wins 1st Place in BBG’s Greenest Block in Brooklyn Contest (2023)

Best Community Garden Streetscape Category Congratulations to BQLT’s Serenity Community Garden in Flatlands, Brooklyn on their 🏆1st place award🏆 in the BBG’s Greenest Block in Brooklyn […]
May 29, 2023

Remembering Moriba Jackson

Remembering Moriba Jackson It is with immense sorrow that we share that Moriba Jackson, our beloved friend and Brooklyn Queens Land Trust leader, passed away on […]
May 3, 2023

BQLT Application for Accreditation with the Land Trust Alliance

The Brooklyn Queens Land Trust is applying for accreditation from the Land Trust Alliance (LTA).
December 14, 2022

BQLT’s John the Baptist Community Garden Make-over

During the 2022 season, with the help of several organizations, BQLT's John the Baptist Community Garden was brought back to life.
November 8, 2022

We Raised $23,472 in 2022!

BQLT has gone above and beyond our $20K goal for the 2022 #BrooklynGives campaign through the Brooklyn Community Foundation. We kicked it off early this year on November […]
October 28, 2022

BQLT’s Fall Tree Pruning

This fall we're excited to be hosting two tree pruning workshops with Trees NY's arborist Sam Bishop.