A Boat Tour Envisioning Ecology, Economy and Equity for East River Communities
Are you looking for a unique and exciting way to explore New York City's waterways? Look no further than the Stewardship on the Water boat tour, taking you on a journey from the Bronx to Brooklyn while educating and inspiring you about the importance of environmental stewardship.
This tour is an opportunity to learn about the challenges facing our waterways and the work being done to preserve them. Hosted by RETI Center and South Bronx Unite, tour the East River to see the remarkable revitalization projects community activists have set up as they guide you through the past, present and future of New York’s coastline and marginalized communities.
On March 24, this 3-hour guided boat tour will take you from 34th St Ferry Landing to the Bronx, future site of South Bronx Unite’s Bronx Kill Park and then return downriver to Red Hook, Brooklyn to RETI Center’s BlueCity at GBX Gowanus Bay Terminal. The afternoon will be spent with advocates and activists representing communities along the East River and NY NJ Harbor Estuary who have expertise and knowledge on how large-scale infrastructure must meet the needs of our local citizens and ecosystems.
In addition to educational opportunities, the Stewardship on the Water boat tour is also a chance to have fun and connect with others who share your passion for the environment. You'll have the opportunity to meet like-minded individuals and engage in lively discussions about the importance of preserving our waterways.
Overall, the Stewardship on the Water boat tour is an experience not to be missed. It offers a unique perspective on the city, while also providing an educational and inspiring journey that will leave you feeling motivated to take action to protect our natural resources. So, whether you're a seasoned environmentalist or simply curious about the world around you, come aboard and join us for a day of exploration, learning, and fun!
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