A small fraction, less than 5% of the 7,000 plus green infrastructure assets built under the NYC Green Infrastructure Program are in the South Bronx. In part two of this series, we will examine the execution of DEP’s right-of-way rain garden strategy in the South Bronx. Publicly available information and interviews with DEP, former staff from other city agencies, and local residents, tell a story of overcoming obstacles and unintended consequences.Read More
Soil moisture monitoring is vital for farmers. But few people realize that it’s also integral to maintaining green infrastructure and crafting environmental policy.Read More
We know that grant funding can be a long, tedious process for all parties involved. With these 7 grant writing tips from experts, you can speed up your application process and hopefully increase your chances of success!Read More
In honor of International Women’s Day, we’re highlighting 22 women who are leading the movement to protect our environment. Read on for exclusive interviews with some of the most powerful ladies in sustainability, hear the advice they have for women who are interested in pursuing a career in industry, and more.Read More
Learn the basics of the Superfund program. How are sites chosen? Who funds the cleanup? Why was the program created? And how are communities involved?Read More
What can you do to protect and improve your community’s water? Here are seven examples to introduce you to different types of green infrastructure, and model organizations that are improving water quality in their communities.Read More
The Flint crisis made water quality monitoring a hot-button issue. How can we conduct water quality monitoring accurately, affordably, and democratically?Read More
Are you part of a nonprofit, community based-organization, or an individual looking for funding for your next environmental project? There are a bountiful amount of options for grants with a community stewardship angle.
Here is a list of the most popular and generous environmental grants and the foundations that give them out.
Which city in the US has the best water? Turns out, this simple question has a pretty complicated answer.Read More
The NYC Green Infrastructure Plan is putting $1.5B into green roofs, street trees, and more. Are communities in the Bronx River watershed reaping the benefits? This is the first in a new three-part series that is searching for an answer.Read More