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Canoemobile Coming to the Bronx 2015 October 21-31

Friday, July 24th, 2015 Posted in Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Projects, Water Committee | No Comments »

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HR BOA Step 2 Steering Committee #4 on 072215

Friday, July 24th, 2015 Posted in Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Working Group, Low Impact Development, Projects, Water Committee | No Comments »

We held HR BOA Step 2 Steering Committee #4 on July 22, 2015.  The purpose was to discuss the draft of the Step 2 Nomination Report, Stategic Sites/Connections, and selected Conceptual Designs 150722-HR BOA_Steering Committee Presentation_Final-sm 072215 Harlem River BOA—Summary of Key ...

Summer Associate through AmeriCorps VISTA – apply by 4/29/2015

Monday, April 27th, 2015 Posted in Blogs, Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Projects | Comments Off on Summer Associate through AmeriCorps VISTA – apply by 4/29/2015

Harlem River Working Group Summer Associate through AmeriCorps VISTA [caption id="attachment_2335" align="alignleft" width="255"] 5000 Native Plants capture pollutants[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2344" align="alignleft" width="255"] Canoeing on the Harlem River[/caption]   Job posted by: The Harlem River Working Group of Bronx Council for Environmental Quality Job description – The ...

UnBLOGlievable! Taking the Park where our Popup Wetland sits

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 Posted in Blogs, Front Page News, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, UnBLOGlievable! | Comments Off on UnBLOGlievable! Taking the Park where our Popup Wetland sits

PROMISES, PROMISES: THE BRONX In what can only be described as the latest version of "ULURP - The Producers", the re-sale of city owned property along the Harlem River Waterfront continues, aka the 2012 Olympics Velodrome site in the Bronx.  The ...

Reports from the BCEQ 2015 Water Conference Plenary Session

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 Posted in Communications Work, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Working Group, Membership Committee, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Water Committee | Comments Off on Reports from the BCEQ 2015 Water Conference Plenary Session

Part 1 - WATER QUALITY AND STORMWATER ON THE HARLEM RIVER & THE HIGHBRIDGE OPENING Restoring Harlem River’s water quality to swimmable and fishable- Presentation by Dr. Gemma Wang,    HR CSO GWant 2015-3-18-Wed_BCEQ Based on her article "Combined Sewer Overflows ...

Stormwater draining into our Rivers

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 Posted in Committees, Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Water Committee | Comments Off on Stormwater draining into our Rivers

Sometimes noted as MS4, it is the way the city handles direct storm water discharges into our Rivers. The Bronx Council for Environmental Quality commented on the amended plan, which is still not good enough. 2015 BCEQ Letter NYS DEC MS4 041015

BCEQ Harlem River Brownfield Opportunity Area Project, Step 2

Sunday, February 15th, 2015 Posted in Committees, Communications Committee Work, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Water Committee | Comments Off on BCEQ Harlem River Brownfield Opportunity Area Project, Step 2

The Bronx Council for Environmental Quality (BCEQ) has been working since 2006 on revitalizing and restoring the area along the Harlem River from Sputyen Duyvil to 161st Street -- later expanded to 149th Street in Step 2 in 2012.   http://www.bceq.org/2008/09/07/harlem-river-brownfiled-opportunity-area-boa/ Just ...

2015 Annual Membership Meeting and Water Conference on 3/18 from 3-7pm

Sunday, February 15th, 2015 Posted in Committees, Communications Committee Work, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Membership Committee, Water Committee | Comments Off on 2015 Annual Membership Meeting and Water Conference on 3/18 from 3-7pm

The Bronx Council for Environmental Quality will hold its annual membership meeting and water conference -- Going from Step 2 to Designating a Brownfield Opportunity Area: Should BCEQ Harlem River BOA Step 2 project apply?” – on Wednesday, March 18, ...

CANOEMOBILE IS COMING TO THE BRONX!!!

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 Posted in Bronx River, Communications Committee Work, East Bronx Coastal Working Group, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Working Group | Comments Off on CANOEMOBILE IS COMING TO THE BRONX!!!

Here are some interesting documents for site managers and volunteers. Press Release Harlem River Celebration Press ALERT100114 - Google Docs Flyers for the Schools Students Explore Bronx Waterways Flyers for the Families HR Festival and Family Day Bronx Canoe 092614 Schedule for the Schools School Schedule 2014 Letters for ...

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 ...

Flyer of October Events

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 Posted in BCEQ Events, Calendared Items, Committees, Communications Committee Work, East Bronx Coastal Working Group, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Working Group | Comments Off on Flyer of October Events

Students Explore Bronx Waterways

Pier 5 May 2014 Visit Urban Waters Federal Partners

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 Posted in Committees, Communications Work, Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Projects, Water Committee | Comments Off on Pier 5 May 2014 Visit Urban Waters Federal Partners

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 ...

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 ...

Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland Plants Clean the Harlem River

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 Posted in Front Page News, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Projects, Water Committee | Comments Off on Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland Plants Clean the Harlem River

Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland and Plants Cleans the Water that Runs off the Highway This extraordinarily creative “best management practice” captures stormwater runoff from the elevated Major Deegan Expressway with a “pop-up wetland”. The wetland is filled with ordinary native plants ...

Mott Haven Herald: River cleanup may point way to new park, 092813

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 Posted in Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Low Impact Development | Comments Off on Mott Haven Herald: River cleanup may point way to new park, 092813

ENVIRONMENT, PARKS River cleanup may point way to new park By Jenna O’Donnell on September 28, 2013 3:19 pm With pop-up wetland comes new effort to open Harlem shore Pier 5 on the Harlem River just north of 149th Street doesn’t look like much. It’s ...

Fall 2013 Schedule of Meetings and Events

Friday, September 6th, 2013 Posted in Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group | Comments Off on Fall 2013 Schedule of Meetings and Events

Schedule of Meetings this fall 090613 Come back often for updates to the schedule of activities.

HARLEM RIVER: CLEAN WATER IT, GREENWAY IT, MAINTAIN IT — Sept. 18

Friday, September 6th, 2013 Posted in Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Water Committee | Comments Off on HARLEM RIVER: CLEAN WATER IT, GREENWAY IT, MAINTAIN IT — Sept. 18

“HARLEM RIVER: CLEAN WATER IT, GREENWAY IT, MAINTAIN IT” ANNUAL BCEQ MEMBERSHIP MEETING & WATER CONFERENCE (September 5, 2013, Bronx NY) The 41st Annual BCEQ Membership Meeting and the 12th Water Conference will be held on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 from 5-7 ...

City of Water Day in Your Neighborhood Mural of Pier 5 Cleaning Water

Friday, July 26th, 2013 Posted in Front Page News, Greenversations, Harlem River Working Group, Project Green, Projects, Resiliency and Sustainability | Comments Off on City of Water Day in Your Neighborhood Mural of Pier 5 Cleaning Water

2012 NYC Green Infrastructure Report

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 Posted in East Bronx Coastal Working Group, Front Page News, Water Committee | 1 Comment »

As a followup to the first Annual Report in 2011, this second, 2012 Annual Report documents the accomplishments of the past year, in which : • Fully staffed the Offi ce of Green Infrastructure with Engineers and Project Managers; • Awarded $3.4 million ...