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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 9, 2014

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

Aug 2, 2014

SRI@JB Summer Lecture Series: Water Improvements and Community

Jul 26, 2014

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



Oct 22, 2014

Jamaica Bay Greenway Implementation Plan Community Workshop

Oct 16, 2014

Jamaica Bay Greenway Implementation Plan Community Workshop

Oct 15, 2014

Jamaica Bay Task Force Meeting


In the Spotlight

October, 2014

Jamaica Bay Task Force Meeting


6:30 Sign in, Introductions, Acknowledgment of Elected/Agency Officials; Dan Mundy (JB Ecowatchers) & Don Riepe (ALS)

6:40 NYCDEP Oyster Projects in Jamaica Bay; John McLaughlin (NYCDEP)

7:00 NPS Update on West Pond; Jen Nersesian (GNRA)

7:20 Black Wall Island Planting Update; Dan Mundy (JB Ecowatchers) & E. Manclarke (ALS)

7:40 Marine Debris Removal in Jamaica Bay; Walter Scott (USACE)

8:00 Progress Report on the Science and Resilienc....

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.



September, 2014
Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay Awarded $3.6 Million to Support Research on Resilience in Urban Coastal Ecosystems
August, 2014
Suit Says Owl Killings at Kennedy Airport Were Excessive
July, 2014
Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay Awarded $7.7 Million

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