Archive for the ‘Projects’ Category

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

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 | Comments Off

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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 ...

2012 Green Infrastructure Pilot Monitoring Report

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

Monitoring analyses through 2012 have demonstrated that all pilot source control types are providing effective stormwater management, particularly for storms with depths of one-inch or less. In many cases, the performance of controls between 2011 and 2012 was similar. The ...

Climate Central: Hurricane Sandy’s Untold Filthy Legacy: Sewage

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

Hurricane Sandy was one of the largest storms to hit the northeast U.S. in recorded history, killing 159, knocking out power to millions, and causing $70 billion in damage in eight states. Sandy also put the vulnerability of critical infrastructure ...

USGS Hurricane Sandy Storm Tide mapper

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

Click HERE to see the surge http://54.243.149.253/home/webmap/viewer.html?webmap=c07fae08c20c4117bdb8e92e3239837e

East Bronx Coastal Working Group

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 Posted in East Bronx Coastal Working Group, Front Page News | 4 Comments »

The Goals of the EBCWG are to Advocate for the development of greenway routes to and along the Hutchinson River, Westchester & Pugsley Creeks, with a goal of developing a continuous multi-use (walk, sit, bike, skate, access points) path along the ...

From other pens: Opposition to FreshDirect Project Grows to 34 Organizations

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 Posted in Blogs, Front Page News, Harlem River Yards Park Greenway, In the News, Low Impact Development | Comments Off

Opposition to FreshDirect Project Grows to 34 Organizations Sustainable South Bronx, Bronx Council for Environmental Quality and Green Worker Cooperatives Release Independent Policy Statements Against the Company’s Move to the South Bronx Citing the neighborhood’s “long history of being overburdened with unfavorable ...

BCEQ Statement on FreshDirect and the South Bronx

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 Posted in Front Page News, Harlem River Yards Park Greenway, Low Impact Development, Projects | 3 Comments »

Since 1971, the Bronx Council for Environmental Quality (BCEQ) has been in the forefront of battles to protect The Bronx Ecology. The Bronx Council for Environmental Quality (BCEQ) joins in formally supporting the efforts of the South Bronx Unite! in the ...

A walk down Stratford Avenue with Paul Mankiewicz

Thursday, February 21st, 2013 Posted in Blogs, Bronx River, Committees, Front Page News, In the News, Project Green, Water Committee | 2 Comments »

WALKS AND TALKS City of Soil: A Walk Down Stratford Avenue with Paul Mankiewicz Paul Mankiewicz is no ordinary biologist and plant scientist. As founder and director of the The Gaia Institute, Mankiewicz explores — through research, development, design, and education — the relationship ...

Support

Sunday, August 26th, 2012 Posted in Harlem River Working Group, Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Participants (in formation): Bike the Bronx, Bronx Children’s Museum, Bronx Council for Environmental Quality, Bronx Health Reach, Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation, Con Edison, De La Salle Christian Brothers, Friends of Brook Park, Friends of Sherman Creek, Friends of the Woods, Gaia Institute, Harlem ...