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The Bronx River - An Intimate History

  • White Plains Presbyterian Church 39 N. Broadway White Plains, NY 10601 (map)

Erin Provenzano will draw on generation of family experience on the Bronx River to talk about its history, health and current conservation efforts. This program is appropriate for all ages and families are encouraged to come together.

Erin Provenzano is a resident of Tuckahoe, NY. Her family has been living in the same house along the Bronx River since 1908. Her interest in marine/aquatic waterways started in high school. The subject of her Girl Scout Gold Award project concerned the Long Island Sound. In college, Erin interned with Riverkeeper in Ossining and immersed herself in the Hudson River. And for her senior year thesis, she maintained the fish pass at the 180th St dam on the Bronx River with the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation.

In May 2018, Erin earned her Masters degree from Manhattanville College in Education Studies with an Advanced Certificate in Sustainability.

Erin’s favorite native species in the Bronx River watershed is the American Eel. When she’s not at work with Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson, you can find her marveling at the natural beauty of NY or tending to her beehive.

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Red Cross Blood Drive