First the beavers arrived and made the Bronx River their home—the first time the critters…
Tag: Bronx River Alliance
The Bronx is full of activists and people who are always doing things for our beautiful borough, always giving back.
But there’s one special woman who does so much without much fanfare, and oftentimes goes unnoticed by many since fame or fortune isn’t her endgame.
It’s about leaving The Bronx, our beautiful borough, a better place than we inherited it from our previous generation so that future generations can live safely, in an environmentally sound Bronx.
That woman is Nilka Martell.
Last night at Bronx River Alliance 2015 Assembly, Bronxites came out to Hostos Community College to celebrate one of our most precious resources: The Bronx River.
Much like The Bronx, the river itself has gone through its ups and downs and is going through some major transformations and last night, residents were able to watch some slideshow presentations catch up on some of the bigger projects going on including the construction of Bronx River House which will be the new home of the Bronx River Alliance once it opens (hopefully) in October of this year.
Folks over at The Bronx River Alliance have announced that the for the first time EVER water was released into NYC’s first fish ladder which of course is in The Bronx River! Starting next year in 2015 for the first time in hundreds of years, alewife herring will be able to migrate and return to their freshwater spawning grounds!
An article in Takepart.com has singled out the Bronx and the Bronx River Alliance, giving us global recognition on our conversation efforts, particularly in relation to reintroducing wildlife into the Bronx ecosystem.
We are also the ONLY American city on the list!