Tag Archives: Bronx River

18th Sep 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Bronx River Bike Tour
Come be awed by the Bronx River's beauty: bike with NYC H2O's Matt Malina to tour the river from Williamsbridge Oval to its source in Valhalla!
by Lilas Randrianarivony
3rd Aug-1st Sep 2016
Become an EcoVolunteer !
In 2012, NY/NJ Baykeepeer established the EcoVolunteer program, designed to introduce adult volunteers to the NY-NJ Harbor Estuary through education, hands-on research and restoration experiences. Currently, our EcoVolunteers assist with monitoring oysters in the Bronx River at Soundview Park and also with salt marsh restoration and living shorelines in Freshkills Park on Staten Island.
by Lilas Randrianarivony
31st May 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
Bronx River Bike Tour
Come be awed by the Bronx River's beauty: bike with NYC H2O's Matt Malina & Leigh Wells to tour the river from Williamsbridge Oval to its source in Valhalla! Did you know that the Bronx River is NYC's only true fresh water river? It was considered as a source for NYC's drinking water in the 1830's but was labelled "an open sewer" by the end of that century. The river has made a comeback since the days of reckless dumping and now supports many forms of aquatic life like Alewife Herring and even a beaver named "Jose."
by Chiara Zaccheo
8th Jun 2013, 12:00am-12:00am
Bronx River Festival
Outdoor family activity at Bronx River Forest!
by Teddy Kuo
Jul 22, 2012
The Bronx River, restored
The Bronx River is coming back to it's former beauty, piece by piece. Michael Kimmelman of the New York Times shows how it is changing.
by Richard Reiss
Dec 1, 2011
De-crowding the L, NYC 3rd Most Artistic City, Pilot Study Uses Mussels to Naturally Clean Bronx River
MTA reports that L trains should be less crowded after additional weekend trains are added, and a new signaling system should be finished early next year. A new scale looking at the number of artists relative to population, called the “location quotient” ranks NYC as #3 for most artistic city.  A new pilot project will evaluate the […]
by City Atlas