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Bronx River Water & Woodlands Festival

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Burke Avenue Bridge
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Come celebrate the Bronx River with us! On Saturday, August 5th, join us in the Bronx River Forest at Burke Avenue Bridge for an exploration of the Bronx River’s beautiful biodiversity. Become an ecologist for a day and learn about the major parts of this amazing urban ecosystem: the water, soil, plants, and of course the wonderful wildlife that calls this river home. Some activities include:

  • Bird watching
  • Plant ID tour
  • Wildlife showcase and investigation
  • Hands-on science demos
  • Free community soil testing
  • Nature scavenger hunt
  • Arts and crafts station
  • and more!

This event is free and open to all ages. We hope to see you there!

Directions: Take the 2 train to the Burke Avenue station and walk down the hill to Bronx Park East. The most direct access to Burke Avenue bridge is by walking down the stairs into the park; an accessible entrance is located two blocks north at Magenta Street.