Sunday, March 12, 2017

Harlem River Conference Wed 3-22 at 3-7 pm


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Bronx Council for Environmental Quality (BCEQ)
16th Annual Water Conference & 46th Annual Membership Meeting
    Manhattan College, Leo Engineering
    Fischbach Room (4th Floor)
    3840 Corlear Avenue at 238th St.
    Bronx, NY 10463

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 from 3 to 7 pm
Green Infrastructure (GI) for private property owners   3-4:30 PM
3:05 PM          Welcome, opening remarks – Dart
3:10 PM          Sean Dixon, Riverkeeper & Korin Tangtrakul, SWCD: 
                            Green Infrastructure as an Urban Landscape Design Guideline
3:30 PM           Samuel Robinson, Greenwood Robinson Showcase DIY green infrastructure techniques
3:45 PM           Breakout – Green Infrastructure techniques/ideas for your property
4:00 PM           Melissa Enoch, NYC Department of Environmental Protection:  
                            Green Infrastructure Grant Program
4:20 PM           Summary, Q&A, Closing
4:30-5 PM  Break/networking/food
GI Long Term Control Plan:  Community Advocacy   5-7 PM
5:00 PM           Welcome + Introductions  – Dart Westphal, BCEQ
5:05 PM           Special Guest Speaker:  James Foster, Anacostia Watershed Society
5:35 PM           Sean Dixon, Riverkeeper, and Korin Tangtrakul, SWCD: 
                             LTCP - it’s just a plan
5:55 PM           Christina Taylor, Friends of Van Cortlandt Park: Daylighting Coalition
6:05 PM           Sara Powell, Bronx & Harlem Rivers Urban Waters Federal Partnership Ambassador:  
                            Welcome & Introduction
6:10 PM           Jamie Ong, NYC Parks, Harlem River Watershed Plan Update
6:20 PM           Jamie Ong, NYC Parks, Depot Place Planning Grant
6:30 PM           Therese Kelly, President, Manhattan College Green Club
6:35 PM           Wrap up +  BCEQ Annual Membership Meeting, Joyce Hogi, BCEQ President
                                Nomination of Directors, Jane Sokolow, BCEQ
Refreshments will be served, courtesy of ConEdison.   

Participants/partners:  ConEdison, Bronx and Harlem Rivers Urban Waters Federal Partnership Ambassador, Harlem River Working Group, Manhattan College, Manhattan College Green Club, NYC Department of Environmental Protection, NYC Department of Parks, NYC Soil and Water Conservation District, Open Sewer Atlas NYC, Riverkeeper, and Storm Water Infrastructure Matters (SWIM).

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