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The Jamaica Bay Research and Management Information Network (JBRMIN) is a growing community-driven knowledge base of past, present, and future activities in Jamaica Bay, drawing on information from federal, state and local government agencies, academic institutions, non-governmental organizations, and private industry. The site features:


What's Happening on the Bay

Public Events


Aug 17, 2019

Jamaica Bay Shorebird Festival August 17, 2019

Jul 13, 2019

Jamaica Bay Festival on City of Water Day

Jun 30, 2019

Seaweed, Seashells, and More

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Meetings


May 9, 2019

Jamaica Bay Task Force Meeting

Feb 13, 2019

Public Comment Hearings on Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) Project February

Nov 1, 2018

Jamaica Bay Task Force Meeting

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In the Spotlight

August, 2019

Jamaica Bay Shorebird Festival August 17, 2019

The New York City Audubon, Gateway National Recreation Area (GNRA), and the American Littoral Society are sponsoring the 14th Annual Shorebird Festival at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge on August 17, 2019, beginning at 8:30am featuring naturalists Don Riepe and other bird experts, where you'll learn about behavior, biology and how to identify shorebirds in the field. View the Webpage.

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Publication Announcements


May, 2019
Addabbo Co-Sponsored Bill Prohibiting Taking Menhaden Using Purse Seine Signed into Law

Legislation co-sponsored by New York Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (S.2317) which prohibits taking a species of fish known as the Atlantic Menhaden from district waters using a purse seine, was signed into law on April 18, 2019. View the Webpage.


January, 2019
FERC Releases Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Northeast Supply Enhancement Project

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) Project proposed by Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC (Transco). View the Webpage.


September, 2018
Atlantic Coast of New York, East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet, and Jamaica Bay Reformulation Study UPDATE

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New York District in cooperation with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYCDEC), and the City of New York, will be holding public meetings on October 4th & 10th, 2018, to provide study information and solicit comments on the revised Recommended Plan for the Atlantic Coast of New York, East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet, and Jamaica Bay Reformulation Study. As of August 31st, the Revised Draft Integrated Report is out for public & agency review and these meetings are to support public engagement. View the Webpage.


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News

June, 2019
Castaways of Jamaica Bay
April, 2019
Brooklyn’s New 407-Acre Shirley Chisholm State Park to Receive $20 Million
January, 2019
Jamaica Bay Gets the Seal of Approval
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