Clean the Harlem River Watershed Conference Wed. March 22 from 3-7 pm

March 1st, 2017 Posted in Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Low Impact Development, Membership Committee, Water Committee

Whether you live or work in the Harlem River Watershed, you are
invited to join the conversation about how we can Clean the Harlem
River.

You are invited to the Bronx Council for Environmental Quality two
part conference on Wednesday March 22 from 3-7 pm at Manhattan College
Leo Engineering Building. The first session from 3-5pm is for
business/commercial entitites, and the next from 5-7pm is for
community advocates. The program is free and open to the public.
Refreshments will be served courtesy of our corporate sponsor,
ConEdison.

We have invited a special guest speaker who has experience in this
work. James Foster is the President of the Anacosta Watershed
Society and is responsible for implementing the organization’s
strategic plan, articulating their vision for a swimmable and
fishable Anacostia River, securing resources, and building and
leading the AWS staff in fulfilling their mission to clean the water,
restore the shore, and honor the heritage of the Anacostia River.

Let us know if you will attend by emailing RSVP@BCEQ.ORG

Clean the Harlem River Watershed / Sewershed

  • Alternative ways to solve the problem of pollution by imitating
    nature will be explored.
  • Terms such as Green Infrastructure, Low Impact Development,
    Stormwater Management, Best Management Practices & Stakeholder
    Advocacy will be discussed.
  • Handouts will include maps of the pipes that discharge into the
    river. Historical maps of the streams will also be available.

Here is a PDF flyer for the event: Clean the Harlem River Watershed Flyer 2017

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