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Harlem River Park Research Fair and Tour


May 21, 2010 – (RealEstateRama) — Frederick Douglass Academy students present their findings on the health and ecology of the Harlem River, with tours of the new Harlem River Park designed to bring the public closer to a key confluence in the New York City “eco-stream.”

When: Saturday, May 22nd, 11 AM to 2 PM

Where: Harlem River Park, at 142nd Street Entrance, at Fifth Avenue over the Harlem River Drive


Under direction of inspirational teacher Mauricio Gonzales, top students at the adjacent, public Frederick Douglass Academy have made systematic studies of the river and shoreline of Harlem River Park this year, and will demonstrate their methods and findings for the community and invited guests, including research scientists, members of the Harlem River Park Task Force, and representatives of the board of the Harlem Community Development Corporation (Harlem CDC).

Teacher Mauricio Gonzales and 10-12 Frederick Douglass Academy students
Ray Sambrotto, research scientist, Lamont-Doherty Observatory, Columbia University
Thomas G. Lunke, Director of Planning, Harlem CDC
Members, Harlem River Park Task Force
Members (or designees), Board of Directors of Harlem CDC.

Media please RSVP by 5:00 p.m. Thursday, May 20, 2010 to Leon Wynter at (212) 961-4347 or (646) 341-1080 (See flyer below for more details)

Leon Wynter (HCDC) | lwynter (at) empire.state.ny (dot) us | 212-961-4347 www.harlemcdc.com
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