Meetings & News

September 2021

Tuesday, September 28 at 5 pm on Zoom  (see agenda)

You are invited to our September Meeting of the Harlem River Working Group where we will be discussing updates on our efforts to reconnect community members to the Harlem River Waterfront and to develop a greenway and on-water access points and activities on both sides of the Harlem River Waterfront.

October 2021

Wednesday, October 13 at 11 am in person and on Facebook Live (see invite)

Our 10th Celebration of the Urban Waters Federal Partnership  for the Bronx and Harlem River Watersheds.

Enter on High Bridge – Bronx side.

—- Press Conference with expected attendees: federal agency and elected officials. Rain date Thursday.  Space is limited due to COVID tracing.  For more info contact:

News & Updates

  • Renewable Energy & NYSERDA – Two vendors were picked to supply 15% power to NYC.  We adopted principles to manage these large projects.
  • Daylighting Tibbetts Greenway – Was in the news recently as a result of the Ida storm and flooding on the Major Deegan. See Tibbetts Daylighted Itself. Four links: Bronx Times, Daily News, Norwood News, Gothamist.
  • Leaf Island Living Shoreline demonstration project with the Gaia Institute is along the Van Cortlandt Park Lake is progressing. We need approvals to begin work.  (BCEQ has restricted funding for this project.)
  • Student Intern Presentation correlating Environmental Determinants of wealth, health, infrastructure with city services and lack thereof, will be presented to the NYC Council soon.   Press Release


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