NFWF Grant Profile

Conservation Program(s):
Long Island Sound Futures Fund
Project Title: Engaging Local Youth Through Seaweed Farming to Improve Water Quality in the Long Island Sound (NY)
Rocking the Boat, Inc.
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Install a seaweed farm engaging 120 young people in growing, harvesting, and producing nitrogen-rich fertilizer for community gardens and other organizations on the Bronx River, New York. Project will demonstrate a model to reduce nitrogen pollution by seaweed "bioextraction" and create an alternative to synthetic fertilizers to improve water quality in the Bronx River and Long Island Sound.

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Bronx River, Bronx, New York