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Browse or search our collection of news announcements dating back to 2003, including notifications of park openings and renamings, programs and special events, and employee and agency accomplishments.

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April 20

NYC PARKS FILLS THE BRONX RIVER WITH ALMOST 400 ALEWIFE HERRING

Today, NYC Parks in partnership with the Wildlife Conservation Society, the Bronx River Alliance, and the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection stocked the Bronx River with 400 alewife in efforts to restore a native migratory fish run in the city's largest freshwater...

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