What's New

What's New


Garden Club of Lawrence features RISE at GCA Zone III Conference

This June, the Garden Club of Lawrence featured RISE at their 2021 Garden Club of America ZONE III Conference, titled, "Marsh Madness." Check out the video highlighting RISE's work and collaboration with partners Claire Weisz of WXY Architecture & Urban Design and Laura Starr of Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architecture. 

RISE Featured in the American Society of Civil Engineers

RISE and the Greater Rockaway Community and Shoreline Enhancement Plan were featured in an article in the American Society of Civil Engineers' most recent publication. Click here to read more and see interviews with RISE volunteer Daris Garnes and Shore Corps students Eden Chan and Brianna Francis.

"Greater Rockaway" Community & Shoreline Enhancement Plan

RISE established new initiative to conduct a comprehensive site assessment and preliminary design with community input to enhance the dunes along the Atlantic shoreline of the Rockaway Peninsula into an extensive, biodiverse, and habitat-rich dune system. Click here to read our final report.


Covid-19 Community Resources

Like many of you, we are working to help stop the spread of the virus by working from home, cancelling in-person programs and shifting all youth and community programs to an online platform.

Please check out our updated list of vital resources and virtual programs to support the Rockaway community through this challenging time.