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About WildflowerNYC

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Why vote for an official

New York City wildflower?

3 Ways to Help

WildflowerNYC is a campaign to restore the connection between New Yorkers and our wild flora - one vote at a time.

Given global extinctions and the climate crisis, nearby nature has never been more vital. Our well-being and local wildlife depend on indigenous plants, yet in the wild they are largely unprotected and overlooked.

Let's raise awareness and make wildflowers a meaningful part of the Big Apple narrative. Together, we can do this! Here's how:

After the election ends in November, these engagement numbers and zip codes will be presented to New York City Council to ask for legislation to make the winning wildflower official.

Love wildflowers as much as we do? Tell us why!

Share your thoughts, poems, photos, drawings, short videos & stories with us and we'll add it to our upcoming "Community Wall" page on this site!

In some Native languages, the term for 'plants' translates
to 'those who take care of us'.

- Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer

1

Spread the word

Get out the vote -

text 5 friends about this campaign! And share on social media using #VoteWildflowerNYC

2

Host an event

Gather an audience at work or home and the campaign will come to you! Via zoom or in person - let's talk

3

Go outside

Connect with nature for 30 minutes a week. And join us for a free plant walk to see NYC wildflowers in person.

Campaign Manager

NYC Wildflower Week

WildflowerNYC is an initiative of NYC Wildflower Week.

Brooklyn Bridge Park

Partners

NYBG
The High Line
Queens Botanical Garden
Staten Island Museum

Heartfelt thanks to these organizations

Campaign Manager

NYC Wildflower Week

WildflowerNYC is an initiative of NYC Wildflower Week.

Brooklyn Bridge Park

Partners

NYBG
The High Line
Queens Botanical Garden
Staten Island Museum

Heartfelt thanks to these organizations

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Thank you!

I will make even busy New Yorkers take time
to see what I see of flowers.

— Georgia O'Keeffe

Let's talk

wildflowers!

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