CUSP Map

Last week, we talked about theĀ green infrastructure often included in our school yards to combat the pollution caused by Combined Sewer Overflows (CSOs). Of course, the Trust for Public Land is not the only organization or group working on this pollution problem. We like our playground stewards to understand how their schoolyards fit into climate…

Green Infrastructure Playgrounds

The NYC Playgrounds Program has a partnership with the Department of Environmental Protection “DEP”to include green infrastructure in our student designed playgrounds. The green infrastructure collects stormwater and lets it soak back into the ground or water plants rather than run off into a drain. Why do we want to capture stormwater? During the playground…

Active Design Grant

Don’t miss the Active Design in Schools grant opportunity. The goal of this grant is to catalyze active design enhancements in NYC K-12 public schools to promote physical activity and healthy living among students and the school community. This grant is administered by The Citizens Committee for New York City in collaboration with the New…