Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Celebrate the End of a Busy Season
Join Us for the Fall Funder Aboard the Historic Tug PEGASUS
 

Enjoy music by Kyle Hernandez on solo jazz guitar and refreshments. Meet the Founders of TPPP and her loyal crew, other captains, water rats, and rust busters as we gather to celebrate historic ships, especially Tug PEGASUS!
 
Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM, Aboard the tug PEGASUS at Hudson River Park's Pier 25
(Rain Date Wednesday October 22)

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 6:30pm

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 12:00am - Friday, October 24, 2014 - 12:00am

Now entering its fifth year, the 2014 Summit will focus on the themes of Equity, Place, and Opportunity, addressing the need to create an urban environment that supports economic growth and opportunity while also fostering a sense of place and community.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Join us for an evening of music, dancing, entertainment, fine food & drink, all for a great cause! Emily Turonis and her quintet will provide the music, and Col. John Stevens, creator of the original plan for Hoboken in 1804, will make a special appearance. Enjoy a silent auction of harbor cruises, fine wine, a signed football jersey from Eli Manning & more. FBW will present its annual Riparian Award to honor Craig Whitaker for his special contribution to the Hudson River waterfront. Zafra Restaurant will cater the event with its Little Latin Dishes.

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 7:30am - 9:00pm

About NYSMEA

NYSMEA Annual Conference

The 2014 NYSMEA Annual Conference will be held on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at the Rachel Carson High School for Coastal Studies, Brooklyn, NY and NY Aquarium, Brooklyn, NY. The theme of the conference is “Coastal Treasures & Troubles: Restoring, Managing, and Monitoring our Resources.”

See below for the tentative conference schedule

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 11:00am





















 

Join the Bronx River Alliance at 11 am on Saturday October 25th for a 3 hour tour of the Bronx River estuary. Starting at Concrete Plant Park, just below the 6 train station at Whitlock, we will paddle out towards the mouth of the river and the Long Island Sound to see the industrial side of river life, as well as some of the present restoration projects underway.

$25, registration required.
Trip sign up becomes available 2 weeks prior to trip. Please register here


Directions:
Concrete Plant Park
Bronx River (between Westchester Ave & Bruckner Blvd)
Subway: 6 train to Whitlock Ave; 2/5 train to Freeman St
Bus: Bx4/Bx27 to Whitlock Ave


Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

 

Cruise up the Hudson River 

Join National Lighthouse Members and friends as we cruise up the Hudson River on Saturday, October 25th from 1:00pm - 5:00pm.  We will be leaving from the NY Waterway Pier 11, the foot of South & Wall Street on the East River.

Presenters will narrate the cruise as we view the Little Red Lighthouse at Jeffrey's Hook, Ambrose Lightship, Frying Pan Lightship, Lilac Light Tender and the Titanic Memorial Light . We'll learn about West Point, Stony Point and the Tarrytown Light while viewing the magnificent Palisades and fall foliage.

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm


3pm - 6pm: FREE DOCKSIDE TOURS ABOARD SLOOP CLEARWATER
3-6pm - Dockside Open-House, no registration required!

Clearwater was launched in 1969 by  legendary musician, singer, songwriter, folklorist, activist, environmentalist, and peace advocate Pete Seeger. Today, Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Inc. and the iconic sloop Clearwater are carrying forward Pete Seeger’s legacy by partnering with Hudson Valley schools and community leaders to raise the bar of environmental education and encouraging youth to become involved as active stewards of their environment and the Hudson River.

The sloop Clearwater is recognized as America’s Environmental Flagship and is among the first vessels in the United States to conduct science-based environmental education aboard a sailing ship. In 2004, the sloop Clearwater was named to the National Register of Historic Places for its goundbreaking role in the environmental movement. 

3pm - 6pm: Free dockside tours aboard Clearwater - no registration required!

Questions? Email Sara Levy at bayridge.ecodock@gmail.com.

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 6:30pm

Join Ted Steinberg, Professor of Law and History at Case Western Reserve University, for a discussion of how an island estuary became one of the world’s most densely populated cities.

In his new book, Gotham Unbound: An Ecological History of New York, from Henry Hudson to Hurricane Sandy (Simon & Schuster, 2014), Steinberg examines the region’s transformation over three centuries through an ecological lens. He'll explain the origins of place names like the Meadowlands, and reveal a story of common rights and private property, land grants and landfills, salt marshes and wetlands, and the deep environmental importance of the points where land meets sea.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm

 

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