Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 11:00am - 7:00pm

Earth Day is more than a one-day event or annual environmental wake-up call. It is a catalyst for ongoing education, action, and change. It simultaneously broadens the base of support and rekindles old commitments through highly participatory strategies.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 6:30pm

Tools for Envisioning Development to foster Community Participation
and Shape our Neighborhoods’ Future Participation

Herramientas para el Desarollo de Prevision para Frrmentar la Partiticipación de la Communidad y la Forma Future de Nuestros Barrios

A brief overview of the Superfund and other major plans to cleanup the Gowanus Canal area and the efforts to address raw sewage overflows.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

2014 WATERFRONT CONFERENCE

Featuring the debut of the 2014 MWA Waterfront Scorecard, a "first 100 days" assessment of the De Blasio administration’s commitment to the waterfront and the commitments of the major New Jersey municipalities in each of the seven New Jersey waterfront counties.
 
 

 

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 11:00am - 7:00pm

Earth Day is more than a one-day event or annual environmental wake-up call. It is a catalyst for ongoing education, action, and change. It simultaneously broadens the base of support and rekindles old commitments through highly participatory strategies.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 11:30am - 7:30pm

There is no issue more urgent than climate change, yet government, corporations, and the public are reluctant to change. This Center for Public Scholarship conference will examine the psychological factors, money and politics, and infrastructures that impede change as well as the difficult choices that must be made to foster urban resilience in the face of climate change.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 6:30pm

Join CIVITAS for an in-depth, illustrated discussion of the East River waterfront with John Kriskiewicz, architectural historian, and Signe Nielsen, principal of Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects. The lecture will explore the history of our waterfront and the current state of the East River Esplanade in the historic library of the former Fabbri Mansion, now House of the Redeemer.

Friday, April 25, 2014 - 8:00am - 4:00pm

The Hon. Chris Murphy, U.S. Senator for Connecticut, will address the RPA Assembly and outline his vision for improvements to infrastructure, economic development and quality of life in Connecticut and the region.

Friday, April 25, 2014 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

 

Waterfronts

Durst Conference
From Port to People: Reinventing Urban Waterfronts

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Columbia University
The Italian Academy, 1161 Amsterdam Avenue 
New York, NY 10027

For centuries, ports and harbors have played a seminal role in the development of commerce and cities. They evolved as a means of defense and of transportation—for both goods and people. Waterfronts were intense zones of use, dominated by piers, warehouses, markets and manufacturing workshops. Industrialization and increases in trade only reinforced the significance of water access, and harbors became an even more important asset of cities.

Friday, April 25, 2014 - 9:00am - 3:30pm

Sound Discoveries: Celebrating Long Island Sound's Past & Charting its Future On the 400th Anniversary of Adriaen Block's Voyages of Discovery

Friday, April 25, 2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

There is no issue more urgent than climate change, yet government, corporations, and the public are reluctant to change. This Center for Public Scholarship conference will examine the psychological factors, money and politics, and infrastructures that impede change as well as the difficult choices that must be made to foster urban resilience in the face of climate change.

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