The Bronx River is Alive!

April 19, 2018

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Photo Credit: Julie Larsen Maher © WCS

Coordinating with WCS and others, the New York City Parks and Recreation Department restocked the Bronx River with 400 alewife herring. Marit Larson, the head of the NYC Parks Natural Resources Group, says the fish have helped turn the river into a recovering ecosystem, where fish like the alewife can breed and thrive.

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