Explore the River
Bronx River House
Fall Forest Weekends
November 1 & 2 and 8 & 9
Enjoy a short paddle on the Bronx River and experience the beauty of this reclaimed local gem, home to an incredible variety of fish, birds, and even beaver!
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The Bronx River Alliance cordially invites you to join NYC Parks and the Alliance at a groundbreaking ceremony for Bronx River House at Starlight Park.
Thursday, October 30th, 2014
Google map locator of site click here
To access the north entrance, take the #2/5 train to West Farms. Walk east to Devoe Avenue then south to the park.
For mid-entrance access, take #2/5 train to 174th St, walk east to the bridge, then take pedestrian ramps down into the park.
For the south entrance, take the #6 train to Whitlock Avenue, cross Westchester Avenue & walk north along the Sheridan Access Rd.
The new NYC Parks facility, Bronx River House, will be the base of operations for the restoration and management of the Bronx River and its Greenway. The building will offer community space for indoor-outdoor activities, and will serve as the headquarters for the Bronx River Alliance.
Architect: Kiss + Cathcart, Architects
2008 Award for Excellence in Design, Public Design Commission of the City of New York.
The Bronx River Alliance joins in so many expressions of shock and sadness at the passing of Morgan Powell. He loved the outdoors and the Bronx River,... [more]
Construction of the long anticipated River House at Starlight Park is underway. The official ground breaking ceremony is TENTATIVELY set for October... [more]
On October 9th, 2014 our Conservation Crew Leader Elaine Feliciano was honored by the NYC Parks Latino Society in their thirteenth annual Alma... [more]
The Bronx River Alliance is happy to announce the new addition in the Bronx River Greenway at Soundview Park. The new Greenway path runs nearly... [more]
As the sun rose over the Bronx on Monday, August 18, groups of scientists from several New York organizations waded out into the Bronx River. Each... [more]
Early last week, the Alliance discovered that one of its storage containers had been broken into and four bikes had been removed. The Bronx River... [more]
Recently, the New York Academy of Sciences' podcast, Science & the City, reached out to the Alliance looking to do a story about our ecosystem... [more]
During Saturday's "Do Good, Have Fun" clean-up event sponsored by Bud Light, the Bronx River Alliance was awarded the title of... [more]
Please pass this along to anyone you know who may be interested in helping with the ongoing ecological restoration work in the Forest.[more]
BEST Academy Human Resources and Marketing Professional
Sustainable South Bronx (SSBx), a not-for-profit environmental justice solutions organization located in The Bronx, New York, is seeking... [more]
Administrative Staff Analyst
Salary: Salary: $32 - $35 per hour
Education: Bachelor (BA, BS, etc.)
Location: New York, New York, United States[more]
Currently there is an openings for Group Leader.
PAZ: Peace from A to Z After-School
Group Leader Job Description
The PAZ After-School... [more]
The Bronx River Alliance has several means by which we communicate with our external audiences: media outreach, a website, an e-newsletter that we send out to 1300+ people, and a Twitter and Facebook... [more]
Four incredible positions are available! Please forward widely.
Sustainability Services Project Manager:
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection has announced the 2012 Green Infrastructure Grant Program. Up to $4 million will be available for green infrastructure projects such as right... [more]
In March 2011, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a fifth round of grants. There is... [more]
Up to $3,000,000 will be provided in 2011 for green infrastructure projects within combined sewer overflow (CSO) areas in NYC. A grant workshop will be held on Feburary 28, 2011 to answer... [more]
NFWF Bronx River Watershed Initiative Grants:
The 2011 round of Bronx River Watershed Initiative funding has approximately $3 million available for stormwater retrofit projects,... [more]
Simon Bolivar Foundation
Applications Due December 9, 2010 to January 20, 2011
Simon Bolivar Website[more]
Reclaiming our Waterfront Parks
Click here for application.[more]
Love Your Block Grant Awards
The Love Your Block Grant Awards is a partnership that involves the Mayor's NYC Service division, Citizens Committee for New York City, and volunteer-led... [more]
Application Deadline: November 22, 2010 5PM
Parks & Trails New York’s Capacity Building Grants program for park and trail groups provides grants of up to $3,000 to strengthen... [more]