Brooklyn Bridge Park
Brooklyn Waterfront Treasures Bike Tour
Sunday, April 27th, 2014
Location: 1pm beginning at street side of Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory, 1 Water St. Brooklyn, NY 112014.
See the full bike route here>>
Space is limited. Registration required.
Spring is finally here! Wrap up Earth Week and join the Human Impacts Institute Crew on a free bike tour up the Brooklyn coast of the East River. Participants must provide their own bike, helmet, water, and any other necessary personal items. Youth are welcome with adult supervision.
The tour will stop at various iconic locations where a special guest speaker will give a different talk about the East River waterfront, including:
Brooklyn Bridge Park: Connecting the Waterfront w/Sustainable Transportation w/Bill DiPaola, Times Up!
Grand Ferry Park: Tracking Community Changes: Interactive Maps w/Wendy Brawer, Green Map System
East River State Park: History of Our Brooklyn Waterfront, w/Parks Ranger, NYS Parks
WNYC Transmitter Park: Life on the waterfront–plants and animals w/Jason Beury, NYC Parks Gardener
Newtown Creek Nature Walk: Understanding combined sewer overflows and water pollution prevention
w/Korin Tangtrakul, SWIM Coalition
Register for Spring workshops and volunteer opportunities by providing your full name, email, phone toInfo@HumanImpactsInstitute.org or calling (917) 727 9761.Please, specify the workshop title in your registration.
This project was funded by a cooperative agreement awarded by the Environmental Protection Agency to the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission in partnership with the New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary Program.