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Environment / News

Little fish signal big changes in Bronx River

Little fish signal big changes in Bronx River

Environmentalists celebrate return of alewife By Meredith Goncalves meredith.goncalves@gmail.com Here’s what the rebirth of the Bronx River looks like: it’s about 10 inches long with silvery skin and it swims. In late March, naturalists netted four little fish called alewife in the river, and in doing so won a bet […]

Education / Environment

The Bronx River as science lab

The Bronx River as science lab

By Stephanie Smith Photo by Stephanie Smith Banana Kelly High School students (left to right) Valerie Cazeres, Jauna Williams and Nia Johnson on the Bronx River at Shoelace Park. At a small dock on the Bronx River, students from Banana Kelly High School get ready to dip buckets into the […]

Environment

Bronx River could test clean water plans

Bronx River could test clean water plans

‘Let us show you how to think small,’ environmentalists tell city By Christina Davis cdav@hunter.cuny.edu Plantings along streets would absorb rainfall, keeping it out of the sewers, say environmentalists. This rendering from the Gaia Institute shows Lafayette Avenue as it might look if the institute’ s proposal for capturing storm […]

News

Bronx River has a new tenant

Bronx  River has a new tenant

Beaver makes home between river and parking lot Wildlife Conservation Society The beaver lodge on the Bronx River. Click here to watch the Bronx Beaver video On George Washington’s birthday, employees of the Bronx Zoo saw something no New Yorker has seen in the city since George Washington slept here. […]