Workshops

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    NATURE Lab Open Hours for Art & Ecology
    10/24/2017 - 06/05/2018 - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    4-6 pm every Tuesday, October 24 - June 5 NATURE Lab Gallery, 3334 6th Ave. This fall, stop by the NATURE (North Troy Art, Technology and Urban Research in Ecology) [...]
    05/14/2017 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    In his talk and workshop, ecological artist, writer, and activist Oliver Kellhammer will frame post-industrial ecologies as sites of renewal and the emergence of novel processes. Together, we will bio-map [...]
    05/10/2017 - 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    An intimate discussion with filmmaker Brett Story on the relationship between art and politics, cinema and activism, and how to use film more expansively (ie. outside the usual “advocacy” documentary) [...]
    05/06/2017 - 05/07/2017 - 9:00 pm - 1:00 am
    5-6 PM Bees and the Cooperative Communitywith CCG gardeners Azure Keahi and Christian GrigoraskosAn introduction to urban beekeeping. Reflect upon the importance of cooperative action!6-7 PM Community Potluck 7-9 PM [...]
    05/06/2017 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    A NATURE Lab workshop with Collard City Growers gardener and coordinator Christian Grigoraskos As environmental stewards in our community, water security is at the forefront of our consciousness. We are [...]
    04/29/2017 - 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    PRESENTATION POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: Presented by youth from Hoosick Falls High School with Ken Facin, Hoosick Falls Superintendent of Schools, and Geomicrobiologist Yuri Gorby, Professor, RPI. Youth Skillshare on [...]
    04/17/2017 - 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    This workshop offers a general overview exploring the ethics and challenges of investigating and documenting high-stakes, dangerous and traumatic situations and events. Sonya will share strategies for preparing for a [...]
    04/01/2017 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Rensselaer Land Trust’s STREAM TEAM needs help to find out if wading in the streams of Rensselaer County might make you sick. This project will recruit and train citizen scientists [...]
    12/03/2016 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    We are multiplying our stock and want to share with you! Come learn the basics of propagating from hardwood cuttings & leave with some new plant (& hopefully, human!) friends. [...]
    11/19/2016 - 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    Kenneally will share strategies for participatory community art practice, including the process behind her scrapbooks and the StoryCandles project. This project is supported in part by an award from the [...]
    10/22/2016 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    TOUR, THINK TANK, & COMMUNITY POTLUCK Come tour Collard City Growers, Troy's first permaculture food forest project, and witness this cultivated abundance. The tour will be followed by a discussion [...]
    10/22/2016 - 5:00 am - 8:00 am
    Breathing Lights TOOLBOX A Financing, selecting and purchasing a home requires hard work and personal commitment, especially a vacant building that requires extensive improvements. This workshop will help people determine [...]
    07/16/2016 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    THIS WORKSHOP IS CANCELLED DUE TO A LONG HOT WEEK AND UPTOWN SUMMER! JOIN US FOR SPANISH TUESDAYS IN THE GARDENS! Weeding & Mulching   How does the garden behave [...]
    06/18/2016 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
      Beekeeping Fascinating and mysterious, honeybees are the crux of a healthy food system and keeping a hive or three can reap some sweet rewards. We will discuss the complex [...]
    06/04/2016 - 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    This date will be confirmed asap! Join us for an afternoon of “skill sharing” on creative resistance, including a Code Pink workshop led by Medea Benjamin. More tba. What is [...]
    06/04/2016 - 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Slowly but surely we're getting under way with local programming at WOOC 105.3 FM now that our technical issues have more or less stabilized.  (At the moment we're running syndicated [...]
    05/21/2016 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
      Building Garden Beds, Transplanting, & Dividing Perennials May is an exciting and busy month in the garden. For this workshop, we will be reshaping beds that need sprucing, planting [...]
    05/07/2016 - 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Slowly but surely we're getting under way with local programming at WOOC 105.3 FM now that our technical issues have more or less stabilized.  (At the moment we're running syndicated [...]
    04/23/2016 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
      Composting & Soil Fertility The health of a garden is rooted in the soil (pun intended). We will discuss the importance of composting and healthy soil ecosystems and show [...]
    04/16/2016 - 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Slowly but surely we're getting under way with local programming at WOOC 105.3 FM now that our technical issues have more or less stabilized.  (At the moment we're running syndicated [...]
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