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Addressing Coastal Resiliency in New York City
Addressing Coastal Resiliency in New York City
Addressing Coastal Resiliency in New York City
Addressing Coastal Resiliency in New York City
Addressing Coastal Resiliency in New York City
Addressing Coastal Resiliency in New York City
Addressing Coastal Resiliency in New York City
Addressing Coastal Resiliency in New York City
Addressing Coastal Resiliency in New York City
Addressing Coastal Resiliency in New York City
Addressing Coastal Resiliency in New York City
Addressing Coastal Resiliency in New York City
Addressing Coastal Resiliency in New York City
Addressing Coastal Resiliency in New York City
Addressing Coastal Resiliency in New York City
Addressing Coastal Resiliency in New York City
Addressing Coastal Resiliency in New York City
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Addressing Coastal Resiliency in New York City

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2014 Park Pride Parks and Greenspace Conference …

2014 Park Pride Parks and Greenspace Conference
Presenter is Marc Matsil

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  • 1. 13th Annual Parks and Greenspace Conference - Atlanta, GA Addressing Coastal Resiliency in New York City Marc Matsil, New York State Director, The Trust for Public Land March 31, 2014
  • 2. H R A 2 © Copyright 2004 The Trust for Public Land Connect Cool Absorb Protect The Role of Conservation in Creating Resilient Landscapes
  • 3. H R A 3 © Copyright 2004 The Trust for Public Land
  • 4. H R A 4 © Copyright 2004 The Trust for Public Land Old Place Creek, Staten Island (adjacent to the Goethals Bridge) Protect—Green Shorelines to Buffer Cities
  • 5. H R A 5 © Copyright 2004 The Trust for Public Land Three Years of results Monitoring Vegetation, Ribbed Mussels (Geukensia demissa) and Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons (TPH) at Old Place Creek Restoration Site 1, Staten Island, New York. Year Ribbed Mussel a /m2 ABGb /m2 BGBc /m2 stems/m2 flowers/m2 height/m2 (m) TPH/m2 (ppm) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 29,322 2 0 57.5 94.9 136 9 0.83 10,200 3 6 70.02 174.8 176 38 1.55 nc Key: a = Geukensia demissus; b = aboveground biomass; c = below ground biomass; nc = not collected Old Place Creek, Staten Island, NY Restored Site (1992-2002) Conservation and restoration contributed to the protection of neighborhoods and businesses impacted by the Sandy surge.
  • 6. H R A 6 © Copyright 2004 The Trust for Public Land collection propagation planting From Soup to Nuts… VOLUNTEERS IN ACTION
  • 7. H R A 7 © Copyright 2004 The Trust for Public Land Resiliency in the Age of Climate Change: the art of stormwater management, public access and flood abatement (greenprint to implementation)
  • 8. H R A 8 © Copyright 2004 The Trust for Public Land Restoration of the Bronx River Natural Resources Group Bioengineering Workshop Funded by the US EPA & NYC PARKS March 2000 - 2,000 Linear Feet
  • 9. H R A 9 © Copyright 2004 The Trust for Public Land Conservation, Post-Sandy Remediation and Park Development North Shore Waterfront Park Transformation of an abandoned brownfield to a resilient Green Infrastructure/Passive Park Pouch Camp - 94.8 acres 2013– 2015 Three phases (collaboration with the Boy Scouts of America)
  • 10. H R A 10 © Copyright 2004 The Trust for Public Land Climate Resiliency: conservation & watershed protection Cranberry Mountain WMA addition at South Hollow Putnam County, NY December 2013
  • 11. H R A 11 © Copyright 2004 The Trust for Public Land The Trust for Public Land Green Infrastructure Playground Program P.S. 261 Playground Boerum Hill, Brooklyn September 19, 2013 Absorbs up to one inch of precipitation per storm event. That’s 500K gallons per year!
  • 12. H R A 12 © Copyright 2004 The Trust for Public Land
  • 13. H R A 13 © Copyright 2004 The Trust for Public Land The QueensWay Cultural Greenway
  • 14. H R A 14 © Copyright 2004 The Trust for Public Land From this (QueensWay Present Conditions) To that (QueensWay Rendering)
  • 15. H R A 15 © Copyright 2004 The Trust for Public Land Climate Change: conservation & watershed protection Cranberry Mountain WMA addition at South Hollow Putnam County, NY - December 2013
  • 16. Is green infrastructure the best defense against climate disasters?

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