News & Events

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 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!
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 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 […]
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.
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!