NYC Parks & Bronx River Alliance Install 100,000th Plant

George Torres (4th row, 1st on l) and Bronx Parks Commissioner Rodriguez-Rosa (front, 3rd from r) joined Bronx River Alliance and P.S. 89 in contributing to the Bronx River’s natural beauty.
Photo by Malcolm Pinckney/NYC Parks

Bronx Parks Commissioner Iris Rodriguez-Rosa; Linda Cox, Bronx River administrator and Bronx River Alliance executive director; the Bronx River Conservation Crew, Apprentices, the Green Applied Projects in Parks Crew, Community Board 12 district manager George Torres and P.S. 89 fourth graders planted the 100,000th plant along the Bronx River at Shoelace Park on Friday, June 24. The plantings included trees, shrubs and plants which are vital for a healthy river ecosystem.

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