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DEC ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 11TH ANNUAL ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS

For Release: IMMEDIATE Contact: Lisa King Monday, April 7, 2014 (518) 402-8000 DEC ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 11TH ANNUAL ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is accepting applications for the 2014 Environmental Excellence Awards program, DEC Commissioner Joe Martens announced today. The Environmental Excellence Awards program recognizes and gives visibility to outstanding, innovative and sustainable projects or programs. Year after year, we see phenomenal, environmentally-beneficial innovations coming from entities and individuals from around the state, […]

Productive Landscapes in the Urban Environment – resources

Our half-day seminar on Productive Landscapes in the Urban Environment was a great success! Thank you to all of the speakers, moderators, volunteers and participants. Thank you also to our generous sponsor, Bartlett Tree Experts Here are the links that were presented or discussed at our 4 CEU’s + a Beer event on March 14 Download a copy of the handout Photos from the event are currently posted on our Facebook page and will be posted on our website soon. […]

ASLA-NY 2014 Design Award Winners Announced!

For immediate release New York, February 21, 2014 Contact: Kathy Shea, 212.269.2984, [email protected] ASLA New York Announces 2014 Design Award Winners In the face of global climate change, catastrophic, ecosystem-altering superstorms and ever-evolving technology that is driving us to re-think the way we live, work and play, the field of landscape architecture continues to stand at the forefront of the planning, design and care of our natural and man-made environments.  Nothing epitomizes that better than this year’s recipients of the […]

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES FORMER NYC COUNCILMAN JAMES GENNARO JOINS THE DEC

State of New York | Executive Chamber Andrew M. Cuomo | Governor For Immediate Release: January 10, 2014 GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES FORMER NYC COUNCILMAN JAMES GENNARO JOINS THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the appointment of former New York City Councilman James F. Gennaro as Deputy Commissioner for New York City Sustainability and Resiliency at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. “This year, the State is reimagining New York for a new climate […]

Video: NY1 Parks Panel

NY1 VIDEO: On June 28, 2013 The Road to City Hall’s Errol Louis hosted a Parks Panel that explored the state of public parks now and the future, including the disparity in funding, with former Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe; Holly Leicht of New Yorkers for Parks; ASLA-NY President and Principal of Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects & Planners, Laura Starr; and Geoffrey Croft from NYC Parks Advocates. Here are some more interesting recent articles on NYC Parks: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/17/nyregion/state-of-citys-parks-varies-according-to-officials-priorities.html?pagewanted=all   http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/05/nyregion/new-york-citys-park-system-ranked-no-2-in-survey-of-50-cities.html

Video: New York At Risk: On The Waterfront

New York At Risk: On The Waterfront – 4.21.13 from Center for Architecture New York At Risk: On The Waterfront – 4.21.13 from Center for Architecture on Vimeo. We’ve got 600 miles of coastline, water underground, water rushing at us from upstream, tidal currents rushing in from all around. We have one of the world’s largest natural harbors, from which an amazing port city grew. Even without a changing climate, we would have waterfront problems and just as many conflicting […]