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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Southpoint Park Flora and Fauna Study

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In 2019, Langan Engineering conducted a habitat assessment of the project area on-land and in the East River. It was based on information from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Information for Planning and Consultation (IPaC), which generates...

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Posted on: February 13, 2020

NYC DOT Testing Roosevelt Island Bridge

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NYC DOT’s Bridge Operations unit will be conducting test openings of the Roosevelt Island Bridge on Thursday, February 20, 2020 and Thursday, February 27, 2020 starting at approximately 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. These test openings will take anywhere...

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

Southpoint Park: Working With our Partners

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RIOC is fortunate to have a number of federal, state and local partners who have reviewed the plans for Southpoint Park and issued the appropriate permits for the proposed work there. Here is a brief list of departments that have reviewed - and approved -...

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Southpoint Park Work Preserves Wildlife Habitats

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RIOC is committed to preserving our native wildlife on our island, particularly at Southpoint Park. So are the other federal and state agencies that are responsible for issuing the permits that allow this project to take place. That is why we hired Langan...

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Posted on: February 3, 2020

No Cherry Blossom Festival on Roosevelt Island This Year

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Contrary to various reports, there will not be a Cherry Blossom festival held on Roosevelt Island this Spring. 

But that’s because our cherry blossoms are too impressive to be visited on just one day. We invite everyone to come to Roosev...

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Posted on: February 3, 2020

Southpoint Park Work On Schedule To Begin This Summer

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If all goes according to schedule, the long-awaited Southpoint Park improvements are scheduled to begin in Summer 2020. Plans for improving the shorelines along the east and west of Southpoint Park first began all the way back in 2005, when The Trust for ...

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

RIOC Goes Green: Reminder

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RIOC has been working hard with our residents, our stakeholders and our elected officials to reduce waste and keep Roosevelt Island clean and healthy. 

In addition to expanding green space near Lighthouse Park, providing the Green Map of free eco-...

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