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2015-06-25_owasco lake day

EDR at the 8th Annual Owasco Lake Day

With a summer breeze blowing off of Owasco Lake at the Emerson Park Pavilion, EcoLogic and EDR engaged community members at the 8th annual Owasco Lake Day.  Visitors of all ages learned about Cayuga County’s initiative to update the 2001 Owasco Lake Watershed Management Plan.  We tested visitors’ knowledge of the Owasco Lake watershed, explained […]

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2015 JP Morgan Corporate Challenge

2015 J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge

  On June 9, 2015, 6,989 runners and walkers from 261 companies (including EDR) helped Syracuse stage its 33rd JP Morgan Corporate Challenge.  The entrants contributed to a very patriotic cause, Honor Flight Syracuse, which has embarked on an ambitious mission to transport veterans from World War II and beyond to Washington DC, at no […]

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2015-05-29_New Faces at EDR

New Faces at EDR

We are very pleased to welcome (pictured above from left to right) Jacob Runner, Ely Margolis, Nicholas Freeland, and Allison Wetherbee to EDR! Jacob Runner has joined EDR as an Environmental Analyst based in our Syracuse, NY office. Prior to joining EDR, Jacob was a Senior Research Support Specialist at the Thousand Islands Biological Station in […]

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2015-05-19_NYWEA Event

NYWEA Presentation: Benefits of Municipal Stormwater Planning

EDR’s Greg Liberman is the Chairperson of the New York Water Environment Association’s (NYWEA’s) Stormwater Task Force. He will be presenting “Benefits of Municipal Stormwater Planning” on behalf of NYWEA at a panel presentation to local elected officials entitled “Your Community’s Biggest Capital Investment: What You Need to Know About Your Water/Wastewater Facility” on Wednesday […]

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EDR kicks off Ontario County Agricultural Enhancement Plan

EDR has begun working with the Ontario County Planning Department and Agricultural Enhancement Board to update the county’s Agricultural Enhancement Plan, originally published in 2000. The project, which is funded in part through a grant from the New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets, will help to identify the critical local and regional resources […]

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2015-04-28_Pansy bed rendering

Dedication for the Renewed Pansy Bed in Olmsted’s Highland Park

The renovation of the Pansy Bed is complete! The Pansy Bed is one of the most recognizable features of Rochester’s beloved Highland Park. In celebration of their 100th anniversary, the Rochester Garden Club donated $100,000 to Monroe County for the renovation of the Pansy Bed, which has been a team effort between the Monroe County […]

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2015-04-27_EDR Crew_Clean Up Cuse

EDR Volunteers for Earth Day

In honor of Earth Day 2015, EDR staff and their families joined volunteer litter cleanup efforts in our home towns of Syracuse and Rochester, NY. We were proud to participate in Clean Up ‘Cuse with the Downtown Committee of Syracuse for the third year in a row as well as Pick Up Our Parks with […]

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Earth Day Everpower

EDR is a Proud Sponsor of the EverPower Earth Day Festival!

The EverPower Earth Day Festival will take place on Wednesday April 22, 2015 in Market Square in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. More information about this event is available on the Everpower Earth Day Festival Website.  

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Emergency Employment and Public Enjoyment: How the Early Years of the Great Depression Transformed Onondaga Lake

Grant Johnson, a Cultural Resources Analyst at EDR, is presenting an illustrated lecture entitled Emergency Employment and Public Enjoyment: How the Early Years of the Great Depression Transformed Onondaga Lake at the Onondaga Historical Association on Sunday (321 Montgomery Street in Syracuse, NY) on Sunday April 19, 2015  at 2:00 PM.  The presentation is based […]

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