Archive for the ‘Bronx River’ Category

Waterfront Walks 5/20 – not the Harlem, Hudson, Hutchinson Rivers or Westchester Creek

Saturday, May 6th, 2017 Posted in Bronx River, Calendared Items, East Bronx Coastal Working Group, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Working Group, Harlem River Yards Park Greenway, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Water Committee, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on Waterfront Walks 5/20 – not the Harlem, Hudson, Hutchinson Rivers or Westchester Creek

CPC Waterfront Walks, 5/20 (Editor:  Bronx 1, New York 1, Queens 2, Richmond 1, Kings 2 - but who is counting?) New York City has 520 miles of waterfront—more than Miami, Boston, Los Angeles, and San Francisco combined! Join NYC Dept. of City ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Comments on CSO and Green Infrastructure 11.18.11

Friday, November 18th, 2011 Posted in Bronx River, Environmental Reviews, Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Low Impact Development, Projects, Water Committee | Comments Off on Comments on CSO and Green Infrastructure 11.18.11

Here is some of what we submitted: Green Infrastructure (GI) has to be incorporated into the Long Term Control Plans in a meaning and measurablemanner. While this plan goes a long way toward that goal, there is no need for additional ...

Secretary of Interior Visits the Harlem River, Bronx NY

Thursday, October 27th, 2011 Posted in Bronx River, Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Water Committee | Comments Off on Secretary of Interior Visits the Harlem River, Bronx NY

-------------------------- Harlem River Working Group Celebrate the Harlem River HRWG is online FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Chauncy Young: 646-719-0034 Press Advisory Community residents, environmental organizations and elected officials meet with United States Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar to discussion the Urban Waters Partnership and collaborative efforts to ...

Sensitive Receiving Waters – Designation for the Harlem and Bronx Rivers

Monday, October 4th, 2010 Posted in Bronx River, Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Projects, UnBLOGlievable!, Water Committee | Comments Off on Sensitive Receiving Waters – Designation for the Harlem and Bronx Rivers

Here are the letters exchanged between BCEQ and the DEC. DEC Commissioner Denied Appeal - BCEQ_DECCom_reject_appeal (8-3-10) Appeal to the DEC Commissioner  BCEQ_Appeal_Sensitive_Area_04192010 DEC response  - DEC_reply_to_BCEQ__Requesting_Sensitive_Area_(3-5-10) BCEQ request to designated Bronx and Harlem Rivers as Sensitive Areas -  BCEQ__Requesting_Sensitive_Area_02172010 Check out what other EPA regions ...

Sensitive Area Campaign

Monday, March 15th, 2010 Posted in Bronx River, Committees, Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Water Committee | Comments Off on Sensitive Area Campaign

BCEQ letter  BCEQ__Requesting_Sensitive_Area_02172010 Sample letter for your organization to sign Senstive Areas Organization Letterhead Petition for your and your friends to sign PETITION Sensitive Areas

Program Water Conference, March 17th

Monday, March 15th, 2010 Posted in Bronx River, Committees, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Working Group, Low Impact Development, Membership Committee, Water Committee, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on Program Water Conference, March 17th

PROGRAM “Examining Harlem River Water Quality: Imputs, Effects and Solutions” Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at Manhattan College, Leo Engineering Building 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm, Main Auditorium: GENERAL MEETING What is the NY-NJ Harbor Estuary Program? What is an Estuary? ...

Draft Action Agenda for DEC’s Hudson River Estuary Program

Thursday, February 11th, 2010 Posted in Bronx River, Harlem River Working Group, Water Committee | Comments Off on Draft Action Agenda for DEC’s Hudson River Estuary Program

http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/5104.html The Draft Hudson River Estuary Action Agenda 2010-2014 (pdf, 2MB) is now available for public comment. Written comments on the draft may be submitted until February 22, 2010. Comments can be sent via e-mail to hrep@gw.dec.state.ny.us (please include the words ...

Bronx River plan to abate the combined sewer overflow consent decree

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009 Posted in Bronx River, Front Page News, Low Impact Development, Project Green, Water Committee | Comments Off on Bronx River plan to abate the combined sewer overflow consent decree

What can we say? The DEP put forth yet another stellar (not really) plan for Clean Water on the Bronx River. With excuses like, Westchester County pollutes the river; we can not use Green roofs as we have ...

DEP offers Bronx River CSO Plan, August 2009

Saturday, September 5th, 2009 Posted in Bronx River, Front Page News, UnBLOGlievable!, Water Committee | Comments Off on DEP offers Bronx River CSO Plan, August 2009

All of a sudden, after two years of waitin, the Public meeting was called for  August 19.  We get one month to comment.  Send in comments on or before September 18, 2009 to Sue McCormick, P.E. NYS DEC 625 Broadway Albany, NY  12233-3506 sdmccorm@gw.dec.state.ny.us Here are ...

President’s Blog, September 30, 2008: BRA Upstream Soiree

Monday, September 29th, 2008 Posted in Bronx River, President's Blog | Comments Off on President’s Blog, September 30, 2008: BRA Upstream Soiree

FOR MONDAY, SEPT.22d '2008 -The Bronx River Alliance UPSTREAM SOIREE - 6PM The last time I'd visited HuntsPt Riverside Park, this little green gem in the SSBx hosted the Annual BRA.edu.com's Student Research Projects Presentations.That event had student display ...