Energy & Environment

Preserving Urban Coastal Wetlands

The Nature Conservancy hosted an evening walk through Brooklyn Bridge Park's wetlands, in an effort to teach New Yorkers about the city's natural assets.

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September 19, 2014 2:59 PM | Comments

The New York Times Living City Series: A Tale of Two Bridges looks at the Tappan Zee, innovative programs are helping struggling veterans, PBS Nature’s “Penguins: A Spy in the Huddle” and American Graduate Day: Tony Bennett on Using the Arts to Keep Students in School.

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September 11, 2014 2:19 PM | Comments

Former New Jersey Governor and 9/11 Commission Co-Chair Tom Kean talks terrorism, Publicolor helps disadvantaged students paint their way to graduation, preserving Brooklyn wetlands and Ken Burns on his new seven-part series on the Roosevelts.

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September 9, 2014 1:38 PM | Comments

Former New Jersey Governor and 9/11 Commission Co-Chair Tom Kean talks terrorism, Publicolor helps disadvantaged students paint their way to graduation, preserving Brooklyn wetlands and Ken Burns on his new seven-part series on the Roosevelts.

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September 3, 2014 4:50 PM | Comments

Planting oysters to protect coastlines, how New York City became “the capital of everything,” turning vacant lots into public green space and the Special Olympics come to New Jersey.

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Rick Karr  |  September 3, 2014 4:50 PM | Comments
These oysters are NOT for dinner. They came from the mouth of the Bronx River, where it flows into the East River. They’re for science. VIDEO
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Esha Ray and Sean McGinn  |  September 3, 2014 4:48 PM | Comments
This summer the NYRP added another free program called Arts in the Gardens.VIDEO
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August 27, 2014 1:02 PM | Comments

Planting oysters to protect coastlines, how New York City became “the capital of everything,” turning vacant lots into public green space and the Special Olympics come to New Jersey.

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Jenna Flanagan  |  August 20, 2014 11:10 AM | 7 Comments
Albany Public TV reporter Jenna Flanagan joins host Jack Ford in studio for more on the spread of ticks in the region and how you can protect yourself. VIDEO
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July 30, 2014 1:01 PM | Comments

On this edition of MetroFocus: the past, present and future of Penn Station, Environmental journalist Dan Fagin discusses his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, “Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation”, Jane Pauley on helping people over fifty reimagine their lives, and the story of a Little Free Library on Manhattan’s Lower East Side.

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