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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


Apr 30, 2014

Eco-Festival 2014: Our Sustainable Future: Building Local Resilience to Global Change

Sep 12, 2013

Gateway National Recreation Area DRAFT General Management Plan (GMP) Open House

Sep 10, 2013

Gateway National Recreation Area DRAFT General Management Plan (GMP) Open House

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Meetings


May 6, 2014

Jamaica Bay Task Force Meeting

Dec 3, 2013

Jamaica Bay Task Force Meeting

Oct 23, 2013

Public Hearing on the Proposed Rockaway Pipeline Project

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In the Spotlight

April, 2014

Eco-Festival 2014: Our Sustainable Future: Building Local Resilience to Global Change

Kingsborough Community College of the City University of New York presents Eco-Festival 2014 celebrating Jamaica Bay from April 30th to May 2nd. This year's festival includes keynote speakers Eric Sanderson featuring his Manahatta Project (past and future) and Marielle Anzelone featuring her Wildflowers in the City initiative. An Eco Café Night featuring live music and poetry will also take place, as well as a field trip and tour of the New York Aquarium and a beach cleanup/civic engagement o....
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Publication Announcements


March, 2014
Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company Projects Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)

The Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, along with contributions from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) New York District, National Oceanic and AtmosphericAdministration (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service, and the City of New York, have prepared the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to carry out the Rockaway Delivery Lateral and Northeast Connector Projects. View the Webpage.


February, 2014
Sign a Petition to Restore the West Pond at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

The Birders' Coalition for Gateway has set-up an online petition aimed at restoring the West Pond of Jamaica Bay to its original freshwater state. View the Petition.


DRAFT Programmatic Agreement for National Historic Preservation Act Compliance - Open for Comment

Gateway National Recreation Area (GNRA) will be completing National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) compliance in consultation with the New York and New Jersey State Historic Preservation Offices (SHPOs) as part of finalizing its General Management Plan (GMP). Thoughts and comments on this DRAFT are welcome and can be submitted by March 7, 2014. View the Website.


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News

March, 2014
Mark Becker’s Life and Work Celebrated and Student Scholarship Fund Announced
February, 2014
Schumer Pushing for Federal Funding of Jamaica Bay and Rockaway Peninsula Renewal Projects
Environmental Group Proposes Options for Breached Pond at Jamaica Bay in Queens
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