Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

EDC: Roackway Boardwalk Restoration

Risks, natural or man-made, most often have a cause and effect that transcends any individual building and impacts wide areas. The structure of the landscape, especially at natural edges like the ocean’s shore or fault zones, is always changing and adapting the land to new conditions. This can take place suddenly or in geologic time. How do landscape architects accommodate these processes in designing places that can reduce risk, adapt to climate change, and function as great public open space that is ecologically and esthetically rich? Case studies will demonstrate exceptional resilient design for three parks, two campuses—one institutional and one governmental—and a surprising golf course atop a water filtration plant

Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 10:00am - 11:30am


Join naturalists from the Hudson River Estuary Program as they pull a seine net through the waters of the tidal basin at Inwood Hill Park, identifying and counting their catch for the annual Great Hudson River Estuary Fish Count.

During this free family program, participants may volunteer to put on waterproof boots and help collect a variety of wriggly and fascinating creatures usually hidden below the surface of the water.

Friday, August 8, 2014 - 6:30pm - 10:00pm

You are cordially invited to the National Lighthouse Museum's Fourth Annual Light Keepers Gala Celebration on Friday, August 8th, 2014 aboard the yacht, Cornucopia Destiny. Will will be boarding at the pier located near 355 Front St. Stapleton, where onsite parking is available. Boarding is at 6:30pm and we will leave promptly at 7:00pm to cruise the harbor. There will be cocktails, buffet, premium open bar and dancing in the moonlight!

Sunday, August 10, 2014 - 1:15pm - 5:15pm

Get out on the water for 20-30 minutes of free kayaking on the East River at Stuyvesant Cove Park. No reservations necessary.

Fun for old and young. Children are welcome.

Following organizations are the sponsors of this event and we hope that you check out the websites of each:

Long Island City Community Boathouse
Lower Eastside Ecology Center

Urban Swim

New York City Watertrail Association

Solar 1

Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 1:00pm

regatta@cwandco.com | 646.701.0039

A Charity Regatta benefiting Harbor School programs

On September 19, 2014, hundreds of New Yorkers will come together for an unforgettable day of networking, sailing and fun at the fourth annual New York Harbor Regatta. This incredible event benefits New York Harbor Foundation’s support of career and technical education, restoration, after school, college readiness and summer programs for close to 500 New York Harbor School students.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 7:30am - 7:30pm


The inaugural Rising Seas Summit brought together more than 170 professionals from national and local government, industry, academic institutions and environmental NGOs together to highlight the interrelationships between sea level rise, climate change and extreme events. Understanding, anticipating and adapting to water related threats is critical to national security and a stable economy. Sea level rise will continue to damage coastal ecosystems and inland water systems, and the recent catastrophic impacts of Hurricane Sandy have demonstrated the risks faced by all coastal communities on the U.S. eastern seaboard. These new environmental challenges require that stakeholders share knowledge and work together to reduce and mitigate environmental and social degradation induced by climate change.

Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 11:00am - 4:00pm


A day of fun and creative play awaits all families at Sneak Peak.

Adults and children alike can make and fly your own kites, meet ponies and goats, build a birdhouse and explore the skies for birds. There are countless activities awaiting you hether you are an adventurer or prefer to relax in the park. Learn about Freshkills Park at this can’t miss event with excitement for all ages!

While you are enjoying yourself, visit the Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance information table and say hello!

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