Virtual Rat Academy for Community Gardeners

Event Overview

BQLT Co-sponsors this free Virtual Rat Academy for Community Gardeners with BK ROT, Brooklyn Alliance of Neighborhood Gardens, and Brooklyn Bear’s Community Gardens!

Presentation by the NYC Dept of Health & Mental Hygiene. This is a valuable and practical session targeted at preventing and mitigating rats in community gardens.


Date/Time: Friday, March 31st 2023 | 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

This is a virtual session, so pre-registration in advance is required.  Click here to register!

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Brooklyn Queens Land Trust (BQLT) is a 501c3 non-profit organization that owns and stewards 35 community gardens in 18 neighborhoods of Brooklyn and Queens. In 2014, BQLT launched an affiliate garden program and now stewards two additional community gardens. BQLT manages and enhances all 37 properties for the benefit of the public. BQLT gardens are open spaces that provide opportunities for diverse groups of people to meet and cooperatively work together, as well as to engage in educational, cultural and arts activities.