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CON EDISON SOWS 3RD NYC WILDFLOWER WEEK
NEW YORK —The largest celebration of National Wildflower Week in the country will take place May 1 to 9. This year’s theme is “Get to Know the Nature Near You” with events that encourage New Yorkers to get out and explore the 50,000 acres of natural areas and parks in the five boroughs. Con Edison is the lead sponsor of Wildflower Week.
For a complete listing of the week’s events, visit the official NYC Wildflower Week website. The Wildflower Week twitter hashtag is #NYCWW where you can find out what people are saying about the events.
NYC Wildflower Week celebrates all things green and wild in the Big Apple - the hundreds of native flowers, trees, shrubs, and grasses that call New York City home. It's a week of inspired environmental learning, with dozens of free activities, walks and talks for all New Yorkers to enjoy.
Con Edison supports organizations that share the company’s concern for preserving and protecting the environment through conservation and beautification projects, as well as through educational and career development programs. It also recognizes the importance of conservation, recycling, reclamation efforts, and pollution prevention.For more information on going green, visit our Con Edison green site www.conEd.com/thepowerofgreen or find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/powerofgreen.