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Bronx River Alliance to honor Express editor

Bronx River Alliance to honor Express editor

The Bronx River Alliance will honor the editor of The Hunts Point Express at its annual benefit at Hunts Point Riverside Park on Thursday, Sept. 24. The award will recognize Bernard L. Stein’s work as a journalist and teacher at The Express and its new sister newspaper the Mott Haven […]

Environment

Polluters will pay to keep Bronx River clean

Polluters will pay to keep Bronx River clean

The Point Community Development Corp. will be able to plant a green roof to trap rainwater and cool its building on Garrison Avenue, and the Bronx River Alliance will begin a pilot program to cut down on the amount of storm water contaminating the Bronx River, thanks to funds from […]

Art / Environment

Floating sculpture honors Bronx River

Quick, what’s 30 feet long by 12 feet wide, is topped with hundreds of pounds of carefully selected junk, and recently floated down the Bronx River to Hunts Point Riverside Park, led by a flotilla of canoeists? Why, that’s an artists’ rendering of the Lower Bronx River Watershed, of course.

News / Parks

‘Meet the Bronx River,’ oarsmen say

‘Meet the Bronx River,’ oarsmen say

Rocking the Boat introduces residents to their next door neighbor A family is shown the rowing ropes at a recent Community Rowing Saturday at Hunts Point Riverside Park. By Felix Quinonez Jr. Fquinon@hunter.cuny.edu Eight-year-old Ruben Ruden could hardly stand still as he told his family about his adventure on the […]

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. […]