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What's Happening on the Bay

Public Events

Aug 9, 2014

SRI@JB Summer Lecture Series: Eric Sanderson of the WCS

Aug 2, 2014

SRI@JB Summer Lecture Series: John McLaughlin of the NYCDEP

Jul 26, 2014

SRI@JB Summer Lecture Series: Disturbance on the Bay: The Long and Short of It



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


In the Spotlight

July, 2014

Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay Awarded $7.7 Million

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announces the first round of NY CUNY 2020 awards, providing $55 million to fund eight innovative projects, with 7.7 million going to the construction of a research building and vessel at the Science and Resilience Institute (SRI) at Jamaica Bay. View the Webpage.


Publication Announcements

July, 2014
Petition to Restore the West Pond at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

Several organizations including the Birders’ Coalition for Gateway, New York City Audubon, New York State Ornithological Association, Linnaean Society of New York, Brooklyn Bird Club, Queens County Bird Club, Protectors of Pine Oak Woods, Jamaica Bay Ecowatchers, and American Littoral Society have put together a petition to restore the West Pond to its original freshwater state. View the Petition.

May, 2014
BOEM Notice: Potential Commercial Wind Lease Issuance and Site Assessment Activities Offshore New York

The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), has published a Notice for issuing commercial wind leases on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) offshore New York. View the Notice.

NPS Releases Gateway National Recreation Area Management Plan

The National Park Service (NPS) released the Final General Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (GMP) for Gateway National Recreation Area. View the Plan.



July, 2014
Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay Awarded $7.7 Million
Governor's Office of Storm Recovery Announces Support for Sunset Cove Restoration Project
Studying What Lures Turtles to a Tarmac at Kennedy Airport

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