Archive for the ‘Parks Committee’ Category

Reliving the 2003 Alienation of Van Cortlandt Park

Sunday, June 25th, 2017 Posted in Front Page News, Parks Committee, Van Cortlandt Park, Water Committee | No Comments »

Almost 14 years ago, we were battling the taking of parkland in Van Cortlandt Park. This was the continuing fight started in the late 1980's with the Jerome Park Reservoir. Although time has passed, little else has .......except there has ...

BCEQ holds 2 HEP Workshops during City of Water Week

Monday, June 6th, 2016 Posted in Committees, Communications Committee Work, East Bronx Coastal Working Group, Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Parks Committee, Water Committee | Comments Off on BCEQ holds 2 HEP Workshops during City of Water Week

PLEASE REGISTER /RSVP Bronx Council for Environmental Quality announces two Harbor Estuary Meetings during City of Water Week – July 12 evening and July 13 mid-day The Bronx Council for Environmental Quality’s East Bronx Coastal Working Group and the New York City ...

BCEQ Support Letters 2014-15

Saturday, August 1st, 2015 Posted in Committees, Communications Committee Work, Front Page News, Parks Committee, Water Committee | Comments Off on BCEQ Support Letters 2014-15

From most recent: BCEQ LOS HRCR 121515a BCEQ_LOS FVCP DEC 121415 BCEQ assessment support letter 121415 BCEQ_LOS NJIT Brownfield EPA 120415 BCEQ_LOS Parks SmEPA 111715 BCEQ_LOS FVCP SmEPA 111715 BCEQ_LOS WQIP 072915 BCEQ_LOS LWRP DPR 072215 final BCEQ_LOS FVCP HE 060115 EPA EE 2013 WI partner letter-for BCEQ 012715 BCEQ_LOS NYSDEC ...

Opening of the High Bridge July 25, 2015

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 Posted in Communications Work, Educational Environmentalists, Front Page News, Parks Committee, Water Committee | Comments Off on Opening of the High Bridge July 25, 2015

NYC Parks is currently planning to reopen the High Bridge on July 25th, 2015!  They are looking for the community to get involved by planning events to Celebrate the High Bridge throughout the year. You can organize an event or activity ...

2015 Bronx Parks Speakup on 2/28 from 11am – 5pm

Sunday, February 15th, 2015 Posted in Committees, Front Page News, Parks Committee | Comments Off on 2015 Bronx Parks Speakup on 2/28 from 11am – 5pm

10.08 BCEQ Mini Water Conference & BCPGS Fall Event, 6:30 pm RCSP

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 Posted in Communications Committee Work, East Bronx Coastal Working Group, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Working Group, Parks Committee, Water Committee | 1 Comment »

Join the Bronx Council for Environmental Quality and the Bronx Coalition for Parks and Green Spaces for a Mini Water Conference at Roberto Clemente State Park on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm Presentations topics include: Mini Water Conference BCEQ BCEQ's Harlem River ...

2013 Regional Open Space Advisory Committee Report – NYC Region 2

Thursday, February 6th, 2014 Posted in Bronx River, Committees, East Bronx Coastal Working Group, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Working Group, Harlem River Yards Park Greenway, Low Impact Development, Parks Committee, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on 2013 Regional Open Space Advisory Committee Report – NYC Region 2

Excerpts from the draft report, there has been no hearings scheduled since June 2013.  Presented below is only the Bronx notes.  To read the full report, including the notes on the Bronx, please find the link below.  Special thanks to ...

Wed. Jan. 29 Bronx Parks 125 Part 4: The Planning of The Bronx Through Parks

Friday, January 24th, 2014 Posted in Front Page News, Parks Committee | Comments Off on Wed. Jan. 29 Bronx Parks 125 Part 4: The Planning of The Bronx Through Parks

Bronx Parks 125-Part 4-ASLA-Pratt-APA-Jan 29 2014 (2) Part 4: The Planning of The Bronx Through Parks 125 Years of Bronx Parks: A Four-Part Lecture Series In honor of the creation of the Bronx Parks system Join us for the fourth part of this dynamic ...

Sat. March 26, Creating a Bridge to Re-Unite Neighbors: Croton Pedestrian Bridge Event

Friday, January 24th, 2014 Posted in CWTP, Front Page News, Parks Committee | Comments Off on Sat. March 26, Creating a Bridge to Re-Unite Neighbors: Croton Pedestrian Bridge Event

Creating a Bridge to Re-Unite Neighbors 3.29.14 A Broken Promise that We Will Make Right Let’s Create A Bridge Between Neighbors Croton Pedestrian Bridge event Saturday March 29th 10 a.m. Place TBA You can find an event on the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/724979790855307/ Join the ...

Sat. Feb. 22 Celebrate the 20 years of Speak Up, 11 am to 5 pm

Friday, January 24th, 2014 Posted in Educational Environmentalists, Front Page News, Parks Committee | Comments Off on Sat. Feb. 22 Celebrate the 20 years of Speak Up, 11 am to 5 pm

Speak Up Flyer 2014 updated The 20th Annual Bronx Parks Speak Up! Bronx Parks: A 20/20 Vision Saturday, February 22nd Lehman College Faculty Dining Room 11 am to 5 pm 20/20 Vision Presenters from every Community Board area! Workshops: Creative Solutions: Addressing Park Group Dilemmas Engaging Youth Working Together on a ...

Volunteer opportunity in Park Natural Areas

Monday, October 21st, 2013 Posted in Front Page News, Parks Committee | Comments Off on Volunteer opportunity in Park Natural Areas

Natural Areas Volunteers Division of Parks NYC have a number of volunteer projects that we are hosting in the Bronx in November and December. Natural Areas Volunteers is a service program that recruits, trains, and supports volunteers for ecological projects across ...

BCEQ RESOLUTION ON RAOUL WALLENBERG PARK 4-10-2013

Saturday, April 20th, 2013 Posted in Board Meetings, Educational Environmentalists, Front Page News, Parks Committee | Comments Off on BCEQ RESOLUTION ON RAOUL WALLENBERG PARK 4-10-2013

BCEQ RESOLUTION ON RAOUL WALLENBERG PARK Whereas, the New York City Council passed a resolution[1] creating the designation of the “Raoul Wallenberg Park”, the Bronx Council for Environmental Quality wished to re-establish the original name and coordinate the placement of corresponding ...

5/8 Committee meetings to follow MC presention

Saturday, April 20th, 2013 Posted in Communications Committee Work, Education, Front Page News, Membership Committee, Parks Committee, Water Committee | Comments Off on 5/8 Committee meetings to follow MC presention

To the BCEQ Board of Directors, and particularly the Committees of the BCEQ Board,  This is an official joint BCEQ committees meeting to discuss the necessary work of the committees.  Dart's Manhattan College Sustainability Plan Urban Flyer 2013) students will begin the ...

Public or Private Parks: NYT 02.17.13

Thursday, February 21st, 2013 Posted in Front Page News, Parks Committee | 1 Comment »

New York Parks in Less Affluent Areas Lack Big Gifts By LISA W. FODERARO  Published: February 17, 2013 Last year, Central Park received what is believed to be the largest gift ever given to an American park, $100 million, from the hedge fund manager John ...

Save the Croton Aqueduct Trail Pedestrian Bridge, sign iPetition

Friday, February 24th, 2012 Posted in Front Page News, Parks Committee | Comments Off on Save the Croton Aqueduct Trail Pedestrian Bridge, sign iPetition

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Showing the movie: Gasland March 30, Manhattan College

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011 Posted in Calendared Items, Front Page News, Parks Committee | Comments Off on Showing the movie: Gasland March 30, Manhattan College

Join The Bronx Council for Environmental Quality for their Spring Movie Night WEDNESDAY, March 30th, at 7 p.m. in the Scala Room, Leo Engineering Building, Manhattan College. (Leo is at Corlear Avenue, between 238th and 240th St.) Will the boom in hydrofracking natural gas ...

Dirt! the Movie – Wednesday, October 13 at 6:00 pm

Monday, September 27th, 2010 Posted in Front Page News, Parks Committee | Comments Off on Dirt! the Movie – Wednesday, October 13 at 6:00 pm

Join us on Wednesday, October 13th at 6:00 pm Movie starts promptly at 6:30pm Manhattan College, Leo Engineering Building, Scala Auditorium 3825 Corlear Ave @ W238th Street (#1 train or Bx9 toW238th Street) DIRT! The Movie--directed and produced by Bill Benenson and Gene Rosow--takes you ...

Bronx Parks Speak Up Feb 27 is POSTPONED

Saturday, February 27th, 2010 Posted in Front Page News, Parks Committee | Comments Off on Bronx Parks Speak Up Feb 27 is POSTPONED

Please check back for further updates. Due to severe weather conditions, the event was postponed to a later date. Check back for details on this web page, or e-mail to bxspeakup@hotmail.com

In the NY Times: Panel Suggests 100 Ways Buildings Can Be Greener 02/02/10

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010 Posted in Front Page News, In the News, Parks Committee, Project Green, Water Committee | 1 Comment »

By MIREYA NAVARRO Published: February 1, 2010 A panel of experts convened by the mayor and City Council issued more than 100 recommendations Monday on how to make New York City’s building codes more environmentally sound by imposing energy-saving requirements on construction ...

Bronx Parks Speak Up: Sat., February 27

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010 Posted in Front Page News, Low Impact Development, Parks Committee, Project Green | 1 Comment »

Bronx Parks Speak Up! Open Spaces, Environment and Health Presentations Energy Efficiency Harlem River Working Group Shape Up NY Workshops Rain Water Harvesting Organic Growing Techniques Worm Bins Made Easy (composting) Panel Discussion Sustainable/Green Community Development Learn about all the Resources/Opportunities for Community Groups, Educators & Volunteers Join us ...