Bronx, NY - April 10, 2015 - NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP today joined Bronx River Administrator and Bronx River Alliance Executive Director Linda R. Cox, FAICP, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., Congressman José E. Serrano, NY State Senator Gustavo Rivera Representative Miquel Rondon, Community Board 6 District Manager Ivine Galarza, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Bronx River Partnership Coordinator James Turek and Wildlife Conservation Society Executive Vice President for Public Affairs John F. Calvelli to officially cut the ribbon on the new River Park Fish Passage, located on the Bronx River at Boston Road and East 180th Street in The Bronx.
Globally, residential development is a leading driver of natural resource consumption, native species decline and fossil fuel emissions.
The following statement from WCS Scientist, Colorado State University Faculty Affiliate, and Nature in the City Initiative member Sarah Reed, was issued today in response to the adoption of the Nature in the City Strategic Plan by the Fort Collins City Council:
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