4.10.2019 Save the Date Learn about Nature’s Green Infrastructure & Water Affordablity

March 12th, 2019 Posted in Amalgamated Green Study, East Bronx Coastal Working Group, Front Page News, Harlem River Long Term Control Plan, Pier 5, Projects

Save the Date

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 from 6 to 9 pm


You are invited to the Bronx Council for Environmental Quality (BCEQ) 18th Annual Environmental Conference & 48th Annual Membership Meeting

“Green Infrastructure & Affordable Water Fees”


Thanks to Con Edison for support – this includes a light meal for all who attend.

Please email rsvp@bceq.org your name, phone#, & affiliation if you plan on eating.


Green Infrastructure is a nature-based, cost-effective, speedy, build/design, low impact development engineering process for living with our ever-expanding landscapes, skyscapes, and populations, as we adjust to new employment strategies in the changing climate.


Manhattan College Leo Engineering

3825 Corlear Avenue at 238th St, Bronx, NY 10463

Sponsors: Con Edison and Manhattan College


Networking, Tabling: Living Shoreline, Pier 5 Lawsuit Appeal, and “Park into Sponge Contest” Exhibits, among others; Short presentations: BCEQ, Friends of Van Cortlandt Park, Harlem River Watershed Updates


Help turn Fort Independence Park into a sponge!

 Enter the Park into Sponge Contest at parkintosponge@bceq.org with your name, phone, & affiliation. Be the City’s imagination and prepare Green Infrastructure drawings based on the photos of runoff damage supplied in the registration packet. Or use your own park and take your own photos and prepare GI to turn your Park into a Sponge.

  • Bring your final exhibit to the meeting (set up is 5 pm on April 10).
  • Winners will be announced in at our Environmental Education Awards Board Meeting in June 8, 2019.

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