Sarah Lawrence College’s Center for the Urban River at Beczak Hosts Water Academy During Winter Break

Sarah Lawrence College’s Center for the Urban River at Beczak (CURB) hosted 20 Yonkers High School students – 10 from students from Lincoln High School and 10 from Saunders Trades and Technical High School – at its new “Winter Water Academy” over the mid-winter break.  The three-day intensive training program included hands-on lessons about the … Read More »

Sarah Lawrence College’s Center for the Urban River at Beczak Awarded DEC Grants to further Water Quality/Environmental Education

December 12, 2018 Yonkers, NY — Sarah Lawrence College’s Center for the Urban River at Beczak (CURB) and Beczak Environmental Education Center have been awarded two NYS Department of Environmental Conservation grants, totaling $135,000 to help advance environmental knowledge and stewardship of the Hudson River and urban watersheds. “These new grants will allow the Center … Read More »

Urban Waters Summit Focuses on Water Monitoring Efforts

March 9, 2018, Pleasantville, NY – One hundred and twenty environmental leaders gathered at a regional conference organized by Sarah Lawrence College’s Center for Urban River at Beczak to discuss water quality monitoring efforts in the Lower Hudson. Watershed activists, government officials, and scientists were at Pace University on March 1 to discuss the results of … Read More »